VTSC Events

Upcoming or On-going Training

From: January 1, 2018 at 12:00am (never ends)

Trainer(s): Conference Speakers & Presenters

Details: Click the "register" button for PsychArmor courses offered exclusively for VTSC participants!

Objectives: Course offerings include:

  • Creating a Military Friendly Culture and Onboarding Program
  • Connecting with the VA
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Developing a Military Awareness Program on Campus
  • Coming Soon! Hiring & Retaining National Guard & Reserve Members

Cost: Free!

Free CEs & Clock Hours: Workshop certificate documents hours of instruction toward Continuing Education. Clock-hour forms are available free upon completion of the workshop.
The Veterans Training Support Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. VTSC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

From: January 1, 2018 at 9:00am (never ends)

Trainer(s): John Phillips, M.A.Ed. | Conference Speakers & Presenters

Details:

Established in 2011 and funded in part by the Washington Department of Veterans Affairs and the King County Veterans and Human Services Levy, the purpose of the Veterans Training Support Center (VTSC), through continuing education opportunities and professional development, is to raise awareness and understanding on invisible wounds, reintegration and readjustment issues, resources, establish promising best practices that can better serve and assist veterans and their families, and to continue one's journey of veteran cultural competence.

Past trainings have included:

  • Better Serving Those Who Served
  • Supporting Our Veterans & Their Families
  • Communication that Makes a Difference
  • Helping Veterans Crack the Job Market in Difficult Times
  • Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • safeTALK
  • Understanding Military Sexual Trauma

We have the capacity and expertise to customize trainings based upon the needs of your organization.

Objectives:

Contact us to arrange a training specially designed to meet the needs of your staff and clients.

Contact: John Phillips
Phone: (206) 375-0784

Click the 'register' button to fill out an online training request

Cost: No charge for trainings inside King County. Beyond King County, the cost is negotiable.

Register

January 22, 2022 - 09:00 am - 16:00 pm

Seeking Your Next Mission? | Dependable Strengths (For Veterans)

When: Saturday, January 22 & Sunday, January 23, 2022 (9:00am-4:00pm) 

REGISTRATION WILL BE FOR BOTH DAYS

Where: Online/Zoom

Trainer: Sam Powers, Ph.D - Director, Veteran Student Life - University of Washington

Description

This workshop is for job seekers, entrepreneurs, job coaches, and career counselors. It offers a unique and creative way to get in touch with your true strengths, opportunities, and pathways toward something truly fulfilling and supports you in recognizing your innate talents and skills, and in clarifying your career and life path going forward.

REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventsquid.com/event/15084

January 27, 2022 - 12:30 pm - 16:00 pm

Become a Certified Veteran Peer Mentor and help Veterans in your community!
 FREE Training for Veterans, Family Members, and Veteran Supporters!
 DO what you love and HELP veterans in the process!
 Volunteer in your community to make a difference with those who served!
 Support from YOUR Washington Department of Veteran Affairs!

When: Thursday
1/27/2022 12:30pm-4:00pm
Friday
1/28/2022
9:00am-1:00pm
*Must Be Present Both Days*
Where: Zoom Platform
Link will be sent through registration

Training RSVP Here

January 28, 2022 - 09:00 am - 13:00 pm

Become a Certified Veteran Peer Mentor and help Veterans in your community!
 FREE Training for Veterans, Family Members, and Veteran Supporters!
 DO what you love and HELP veterans in the process!
 Volunteer in your community to make a difference with those who served!
 Support from YOUR Washington Department of Veteran Affairs!

When: Thursday
1/27/2022 12:30pm-4:00pm
Friday
1/28/2022
9:00am-1:00pm
*Must Be Present Both Days*
Where: Zoom Platform
Link will be sent through registration

Training RSVP Here

February 04, 2022 - 09:00 am - 16:00 pm

Seeking Your Next Mission? Dependable Strengths (For Service Providers)

When: Friday, February 4 & Friday, February 11, 2022 (9:00 - 4:00, PDT)  REGISTRATION WILL BE FOR BOTH DAYS

Where: Online/Zoom

Trainer: Sam Powers, Ph.D - Director, Veteran Student Life - University of Washington

CEUs Available: 12

Description

This workshop is for job seekers, entrepreneurs, job coaches, and career counselors. It offers a unique and creative way to get in touch with your true strengths, opportunities, and pathways toward something truly fulfilling and supports you in recognizing your innate talents and skills, and in clarifying your career and life path going forward.

REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventsquid.com/event/15085

February 10, 2022 - 12:00 pm - 13:30 pm

VA S.A.V.E. Suicide Prevention Training (VSO)

Who: VA Puget Sound and U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs

When: 2nd Thursday of each month - 12:00pm-1:30pm (PST)\

Where: Virtual/Zoom

Register Here   (Zoom link included in your registration confirmation email)

**Register for one of the dates below only**

Thursday, January 13, 2022: Larry Pruitt, Ph.D.

Thursday, February 10, 2022: Kara Walker, LICSW

Thursday, March 10 2022: Carl Duman, LICSW

Thursday, April 14, 2022: Beatriz Florez, LICSW

Thursday, May 12, 2022: Andrea O’Malley-Jones, LICSW

Thursday, June 9, 2022: Tomi Dominguez, LICSW

Thursday, July 14, 2022: David Kapelle, LICSW

Thursday, August 11, 2022:Leidy Mcintosh, LICSW

Thursday, September 8, 2022: Rafal Wojcik, LICSW

Thursday, October 13, 2022: Beatriz Florez, LICSW 

Thursday, November 10, 2022: Jennifer Harrison, LICSW

Thursday, December 8, 2022: Larry Pruitt, Ph.D.

February 11, 2022 - 09:00 am - 16:00 pm

Seeking Your Next Mission? Dependable Strengths (For Service Providers)

When: Friday, February 4 & Friday, February 11, 2022 (9:00 - 4:00, PDT)  REGISTRATION WILL BE FOR BOTH DAYS

Where: Online/Zoom

Trainer: Sam Powers, Ph.D - Director, Veteran Student Life - University of Washington

CEUs Available: 12

Description

This workshop is for job seekers, entrepreneurs, job coaches, and career counselors. It offers a unique and creative way to get in touch with your true strengths, opportunities, and pathways toward something truly fulfilling and supports you in recognizing your innate talents and skills, and in clarifying your career and life path going forward.

REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventsquid.com/event/15085

February 25, 2022 - 09:00 am - 16:00 pm

Battlemind to Homemind


Where: Virtual/Zoom

Trainer: Bryan Bales, WDVA


Description

The veterans cultural competency training, offered by the WA State Department of Veterans Affairs’ Counseling and Wellness Program, sheds light on the world that military veterans come from, highlights the challenges veterans face in transitioning from “Battlemind to Homemind”, and offers a meaningful discussion about how an individual or organization can create an environment in which veterans can find their “second mission.”

Objectives

  1. Describe examples of Battlemind to Homemind and how you can be a liaison between the two cultures.
  2. Describe the second mission, and how you and the Veteran can grow.
  3. Discuss promising best practices that will support veteran development in your organization and culture.

Registration Link

https://www.eventsquid.com/event/15861

 

 

March 10, 2022 - 12:00 pm - 13:30 pm

VA S.A.V.E. Suicide Prevention Training (VSO)

Who: VA Puget Sound and U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs

When: 2nd Thursday of each month - 12:00pm-1:30pm (PST)\

Where: Virtual/Zoom

Register Here   (Zoom link included in your registration confirmation email)

**Register for one of the dates below only**

Thursday, January 13, 2022: Larry Pruitt, Ph.D.

Thursday, February 10, 2022: Kara Walker, LICSW

Thursday, March 10 2022: Carl Duman, LICSW

Thursday, April 14, 2022: Beatriz Florez, LICSW

Thursday, May 12, 2022: Andrea O’Malley-Jones, LICSW

Thursday, June 9, 2022: Tomi Dominguez, LICSW

Thursday, July 14, 2022: David Kapelle, LICSW

Thursday, August 11, 2022:Leidy Mcintosh, LICSW

Thursday, September 8, 2022: Rafal Wojcik, LICSW

Thursday, October 13, 2022: Beatriz Florez, LICSW 

Thursday, November 10, 2022: Jennifer Harrison, LICSW

Thursday, December 8, 2022: Larry Pruitt, Ph.D.