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Einstein Room agenda February 27 and 28

SWVBRC Chairman Albert R. Renteria primary contact
Classroom setup 50 seats

Time

Topic

Organization

0800

Opening Remarks – Overview of Goals

Angela Frank/Josh Zebley (CalTAP)

0815

CalVet/CalTAP

  • Website including registration for MyCalVet

Sam Griffin(CalTAP)

0830

DOs and Regional Local Interagency Network Coordinator (LINCs

  • California specific benefits and community role

VHA/Anthony Rodriguez

0915

California Entrepreneurship Support

  • Small Business Development Centers
  • Government Based Assistance

Angela Frank (CalTAP)

0945

Break

 

1000

Education

  • GI Bill
  • Building an Education Plan
  • CalVet College Fee Waiver Program
  • Campus Support/Veteran Resource Centers

Leo Oblima (CalTAP)

1100

Employment

  • Translating/analyzing Your Set of Skills
  • Veteran Specific Hiring Opportunities
  • Eligibility
  • Exam Types
  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Veteran Preference
Employment
  • Job Opportunities
  • Hiring Process
  • Resumes
  • USA Jobs Website
Special Emphasis Program
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Recruitment, Hiring and Retention
  • Employee and Career Development

Ed King (CalTAP)



Karen Dwyer (VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHCS), Selective Placement Coordinator(SPC))


Lynette Hall, VASDHCS Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Manager

 

1200

Lunch

 

1300

Suicide Awareness

Shannon Vitale, Suicide Prevention Coordinator, VA San Diego Healthcare

1345

VA Office of Tribal Government Relations (OTGR) – Update

  • Works with a portfolio of Tribal Governments in Western Region (CA, OR, WA, ID, NV, AK)
  • Engages with tribes for increased access to VA services and benefits
  • Connects tribal Veterans with VA programs to improve economic sustainability (doing business with VA, home loans, educational benefits, Vocational Rehabilitation)
  • Our office is Responsible for VA Tribal Consultation with Tribes

Terry Bentley, VA OTGR, Washington, DC

1400

Break

 

1415

Substance Abuse

John Sevcik, MSW, Director, Alcohol/Drug Treatment Program, VA San Diego Healthcare System

1500

Post-Traumatic Stress

Dr. David Pollak, Staff Psychiatrist, VA San Diego Healthcare System

1600

Closing Remarks

Terry Bentley, VA OTGR, Washington, DC

LUNCH IS ON US!


Lunch will be delivered at 11:30 in each of our rooms, so don't leave, break bread with us and during lunch we will be airing a live webcast broadcasting from the exhibit hall and our DC area studio, so have fun with us at lunch.


WE WANT YOU TO GET FAT WITH INFORMATION WITH A BITE ON THE WAY. WE ARE BUYING YOU LUNCH BOTH DAYS AND BELOW ARE THE OPTIONS. WE ARE ORDERING 1,200 SUB COLD CUTS, SO YOU DON'T LOSE VALUABLE TIME LEAVING, BREAK BREAD WITH US, NOTHING FANCY, BUT HEALTHY AND GOOD!

Jersey Mike's gave us a 40% discount.


 

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