Summit Program

#VWS2021 is online and it is free to participate. Register here to get updates and details of the program as they come to hand.

This year #VWS2021 will run over the following weeks:

Week 1: 19 – 24 April 2021.

Week 2: 25 – 30 October 2021.

We will be facilitating the delivery of the REBOOT Program for PTSD Resurrected
23 – 25 March 2021

8 – 11 June 2021

#VWS2021 will be bringing back the highly successful Solution Focused approaches to Suicide Prevention and Combat Operational Stress Recovery  – register here

Both 2 day workshops have been ATDP approved for 4 CPD points each


Week 1 Program

19 April 2021 –  10 am  – 10.30 am AEST  – VWS2021 Launch – Live on YouTube

19 April 2021  – 7 pm  – 8 pm AEST  “Next-step mental health treatment: the role of TMS and the future of psychedelics” Dr Ted Cassidy, TMS Australia – register here

20 April 2021 –  10 am – 11 am  AEST – “No Wrong Door’: Enhancing support pathways for veterans” – Wendy Bateman RSL Victoria – register here

21 April 2021 – 10 am  – 11 am AEST – “Veterans Financial Wellbeing and Capability” – Alan Murray and Angela Thurston, UCare Gawler Inc Veterans Financial Wellbeing Pilot Project  – register here

22 April 2021 – 10 am  – 11 am AEST – “Contemporary Issues in Veteran Wellbeing and Mental Health”  – Panel – register here

22 April 2021 7.30 pm – 9 pm AEST – “Recover, Perform & Sleep Better by Switching Off with TRE” (workshop) – Richmond Heath – register here

23 April 2021 – 10 am  – 11 am AEST  – “From PTSD to #PTSFree – My Lived Experience” – Jeff Garland –

23 April 2021  – 4 pm – 4.30 pm  AEST – “Cor Infinitus. Giving dignity and respect to the families of those that have served our nation and taken their own lives”  – Kevin Humphreys, Cor Infinitus – YouTube premiere link

24 April 2021 -10 am – 11.30 am  AEST – Working on what works – new insights in Veteran Wellbeing – workshop  with Wellbeing Australia – register here

 

Week 2 Program 

25 October 2021 – 10 am AEDT – “Surf Therapy Programs for Veterans” -Joel Pilgrim, Waves of Wellness – Register here

25 October 2021 – 3pm AEDT – “Connection through books” – Megan Davidson, BuddyUp – Register here

26 October 2021 – 10 am AEDT – “The Solution to Veteran and Families Wellbeing Explored” – Rhondda Vanzella and OJ Rushton, Australian War Widows (National) – Register here

26 October 2021 – 2 pm AEDT –  “Wellbeing First”, Anelle Beeby, Andy Fernandes, Louise Polvony, and Nikki Noakes,  Veterans Centre Australia – Register here

27 October 2021 – 10 am AEDT  – “Reconnecting with Health”, Michelle Wotton, The Resilience Centre – Register here

27 October 2021 – 7 pm AEDT – “Singing for Mental Health”, OJ Rushton, The OZY Youth Choir Honouring Defence Service – Register here

28 October 2021 – 10 am AEDT  – “Improving psychosocial wellbeing after discharge”, Taylor Melville, Rehab Management – Register here

28 October 2021 – 2 pm AEDT – “Go Beyond, navigating life beyond service”, Julieann Keyser, Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation – Register here

29 October 2021 – 10 am  AEDT – “The Solution to Veteran and Families Wellbeing Explored – workshop”, Rhondda Vanzella and OJ Rushton, Australian War Widows (National) – Register here