Webinar: Best Practices, Resources, and Strategies for Employment for Service Members, Veterans, and their Families
This webinar will focus on the current state of veterans’ employment, as well as best practices in employment strategies for SMVF. The presenters will provide information on promising practices from states that are partnering with business and industry, and outline strategies that employers and SMVF can use to bridge gaps in employment. The webinar will also include an overview of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Employment Toolkit. A question and answer session will follow the presentations.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
2:00–3:30 p.m. (EDT)

• Identify SMVF employment best practices, including training on military culture and transferable skills
• Discuss opportunities for business and community partnerships to increase SMVF employment
• Recognize common obstacles to hiring from both the job-seeker and employer perspectives
• Identify information and resources for employers hiring veterans
• Identify resources for service members and veterans entering the civilian labor force
• Discuss strategies to support veterans in the workplace to retain and advance in their jobs

Target Audience:
Representatives from state, territory, and tribal behavioral health systems serving SMVF, employers, representatives from military family coalitions, and SMVF advocates

If you have any questions about your registration, please contact Michelle Cleary, Project Associate, at 518-439-7415 ext. 5259 or by email at mcleary@prainc.com.
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