An open discussion on the variety of services available for the whole health of women veterans in San Diego.
9:00 am – 3:30 pm
An open discussion on the variety of services available for the whole health of Women Veterans in San Diego.
Guest speakers will include:
Ms. Lindsey Sin, Deputy Secrety of Women Veterans for CALVet
Mr. Robert Smith, Director of the San Diego VA HealthCare System
Ms. Eva M. Belanger, Founder and Executive Director of WARRIORS LIVE ON
Ms. Jennifer Roberts, Women Veterans Program Manager, VA San Diego Healthcare System
Goals of the Forum:
1. To provide updated and relevant information regarding available healthcare services, benefits, and options to the women veterans of San Diego County
2. Introduce a variety of health care options for the treatment of physical, mental, and emotional health to the women veterans of San Diego County
3. Encourage women veterans of San Diego County to become more actively involved in their own health care advocacy
(subject to change)
9:00 Registration & Check In
9:30 Welcome: Billiekai Boughton
9:40 Opening Remarks: Robert Smith
9:50 Woman Veteran Health Overview: Lindsey Sin
10:10 Flash Talk: Jennifer Roberts, VA Women’s Program
10:25 Flash Talk: Eva M. Belanger, Bringing it all together: How Overall Well Being Effects Healing
10:40 Transition to Panel
11:00 Panelist Introductions (members of the health community and the VA)
11:15 Call for Questions/Submit Questions
11:25 Flash Networking
11:35 Panel answers questions
12:15 Lunch will be provided
1:15 Flash Appointments with care providers (5 minutes each. Sign up in advance in January. More details to come.)
2:00 Community Health Resource Fair
3:15 Honorable Closure
Lunch and Child Activity for toddlers+ is available with RSVP. Parking is free.
Child Activity is sponsored by the Foundation for Women Warriors. Thank you, FFWW!
Space is provided by Point Loma Nazarene University. Thank you, PLNU!
*Men are welcome to attend as vendors, members of the panel, speakers, and volunteers. Please let me know if you would like to sign up to be a volunteer to help out the day of the event.