Don’t forget to register for the Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative (LAVC) meeting on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. This meeting will take place on Zoom – from 9am to 12pm.
This month we will hear from Dr. Carl Castro, Director of the USC Military and Veterans Programs (MVP). He will discuss the future of the LAVC and the ongoing collective effort in securing its longevity. Also, Jim Zenner, Mental Health Clinical Program Manager, with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, will provide an update on the Veteran Peer Access Network (VPAN). Kelly Armaly, Consultant, with the Southern California Grantmakers (SCG), will share SCG/ VPAN Request for Proposal (RFP) opportunities at the local level. Tony Madril, LCSW, will share information about an ongoing pilot study examining the benefits of Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapyin the treatment of PTSD.
The Legal and Re-Entry workgroup will host Rigo Reyes from the Los Angeles County Consumer & Business Affairs Department. His presentation will start at 11 am immediately following the collective meeting.