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March 13, 2020 - March 15, 2020
All Day
Grotonwood Conference Center
167 Prescott Street
Groton, MA 01450
$50 fee required. Refunded at the completion of retreat. Lodging, meals & activities free to Vets
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Military Sexual Trauma and PTSD Retreat

Friday, March 13, 2020

The overarching theme of the weekend workshops is Military Sexual Trauma: Redefining Recovery and Resilience. Participants will: Learn about common reactions to trauma and MST, adaptive coping strategies, and resources for support and treatment and more! Valene Whittaker, Ph.D. is a licensed Counseling Psychologist and the Military Sexual Trauma Services Coordinator at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Hospital. She is also the hospital’s Black Employment Special Emphasis Program Manager. Dr. Whittaker’s professional interests center around trauma recovery and resilience within Veteran, Active Duty, and Military communities; the health and wellbeing of people of color and specifically women of color; racial identity, race-related stress and trauma; and the integration of multicultural and social justice advocacy in clinical practice and training. PNH retreats are 100% drug and alcohol free. Transportation to or from retreat not included.