Free event is Nov. 12
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 15, 2014) — University of Louisville is hosting a conference on Nov. 12 that will focus on improving job opportunities and other services for veterans transitioning back into civilian life.
The conference, “Employment and Transitions Over the Lifespan: Promoting Veteran Cultural Competence in Service Provision,” will run from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Brown and Williamson Club, Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.
Afternoon sessions will focus on employment transition, female veterans, housing and health care access.
The sessions are intended for health, mental health and social services providers whose clients and patients include veterans, military personnel and their families and for potential employers who employ or plan to hire veterans.
The conference is free but registration is required; seating is limited to the first 200 registrants. Registration includes lunch, and continuing education unit certification is available.
For more information, contact Riaan van Zyl at 502-852-2430 or [email protected] at UofL’s Kent School of Social Work.