Wounds of War: Meeting the Needs of Active-Duty Military & Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Friday, February 1, 2013

Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center is pleased to invite you to attend a complimentary symposium on Wounds of War: Meeting the Needs of Active-Duty Military Personnel and Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. This symposium will bring together medical, mental health, and legal experts from around the country to discuss the rising incidence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among active military personnel and veterans. The Nova Law Review has also dedicated a forthcoming edition to the symposium. Attendees, including , judges, lawyers, educators, psychologists, doctors, professors, and law students, will hear from our expert panels focusing on issues surrounding PTSD among military personnel and veterans.

The topics to be addressed at the symposium include:

- A description of PTSD, its traits and its prevalence in military
- Manifestations of PTSD, its treatment, and barriers to treatment
- The societal impact of PTSD
- Legal responses to the prevalence of PTSD in the military
- Remedies for PTSD beyond the legal system to help address PTSD in the military
There will be opportunities for feedback and brainstorming during the symposium.

Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center
Nova Southeastern University
3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314

This symposium is free and open to the public.
To register, please click here.

The Florida Bar has approved this seminar for 6.0 CLE hours of credit (general) for Florida attorneys. Members of the Judiciary may attend for free but must pre-register online in order to get the CLE credits and lunch. To register and pay online for CLE credit, Click here.

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