‘Returning Veterans’ simulcast

MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan University will host a simulcast presentation of “Returning Veterans: A Health Care Conference for Providers,” from 7:30 a.m. to noon Thursday in room 109 of the Learning Resources Center, NMU, Marquette

The goal is to provide an educational resource for professionals to better address the behavioral health issues of returning service members and their families. The event offers continuing education credits for physicians, nurses and social workers, marriage counselors and family therapists. Topics covered will include military culture; common behavioral health issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder, military sexual trauma, depression and suicide; signs and symptoms of traumatic brain injury; common deployment-related exposures; arranging referrals to the Department of Veterans Affairs; and the benefits and enrollment process for VA health care.

There is advance registration, visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/Returning/Veterans.

For more information, call 227-1613 or visit miahec.wayne.edu/se/returning-veterans.php.