Serving Those Who Served Conference

August 1 & 2, 2018 - FLYER

Space is limited and Registration is Required!  Visit to register today!


The purpose of this two day conference is to provide an opportunity for collaboration, networking and professional development in the area of Veterans and their families.

Wednesday, August 1st, 8:00 AM - Thursday, August 2nd, 4:00 PM

Networking Social: Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 5:30-7:30 PM, Pybus Market

For overnight room accommodations, a block of rooms are available at The Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel - - 509-662-1234.

Accommodations will not covered by the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs or the conference.

(10.5 CEs) Breakout Sessions Include Topics Such As:

  • VA Healthcare/VA ChoiceProgram

  • VA Housing Programs

  • Peer Mentoring

  • Safer Homes

  • Cemetery and Survivor Benefits

  • Veterans Court Programs and Dept of Corrections

  • PTSD, TBI and Suicide Prevention

  • Military Sexual Trauma

  • County and Tribal VSO's and County Veteran Programs Best Practices

  • Service Animals

  • Apprenticeships, Employment, YesVets, Education

  • Outreach to Veterans of Color & LGBTQ Veterans

  • SOAR, SSI Facilitation, DSHS-CSD Programs

  • Veterans Assistance Property Tax Levy and Property Taxes

  • VA 101, Claims, Life CYCLE of a Claim

  • ESGR, Supporting Guard and Reserves

  • Veterans Training Support Center - Your Training Needs

  • Vets in Agriculture

  • Alternative Therapies

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Information from the 2017 Conference:

Justice Involved Veterans - Plenary Session  

Powerpoint  and 
Mental Health Services in DOC

Video - Part One - 
Part Two - Part Three
Addressing Homelessness           Powerpoint  
Triwest and VA Choice Program         Powerpoint  Video
VA Modernization   Powerpoint  Video
Military Culture Powerpoint   
Moral Injury / Soul Repair      Powerpoint  Video
Life Cycle of a Claim         Powerpoint  Video    
Part One     Part Two
Veterans Employment & YesVets        Powerpoint  Video
Supporting National Guard & Reserves     Powerpoint       Video
Traumatic Brain Injuries: TBI 101        Powerpoint Video      
Part One    -  Part Two
WDVA Programs - Plenary Session    Powerpoint     Video      
Part One
Part Two  - Part Three
Apprenticeships: The Original Four Year Degree Powerpoint Video     
Part One   -  Part Two
Women and Minorties in the VA   Powerpoint Video
Better Understanding PTS (D)     Powerpoint Video
Veterans In Agriculture / Veterans Farm    Powerpoint Video
Part One    -  Part Two
Suicide Prevention/Suicide Safety    Powerpoint Video
Part One    -  Part Two
Improving Health Care for LGBT     Video
Higher Education & Prior Learning Assessments  Powerpoint Video
Cemetery and Burial Benefits  Powerpoint Video
County Specific Topics - Best Practices/Creating Regional Strategic Partnerships         Powerpoint (Steve Gill / Cat Nichols)
As Nature, of Nature and For Nature: Restoring Biodiversity   Powerpoint Video     
Part One    -  Part Two
Service Animals             Powerpoint Video
Veteran Homelessness and Housing Programs Powerpoint