Veteran-Friendly Employer Orientation [5413]
Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: A123

   Jonathon Field, Workforce Manager, Ohio Department of Veterans Services
   Barbara Corner, Attorney and Employment Team Lead, Disability Rights Ohio

Track: Human Resources
Secondary Track: Social and Behavioral
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic


Mental health concerns are one of the most salient and perceived barriers when employers consider hiring veterans. In most cases, these concerns are rooted in a misperception of what veterans experience during their military service. This presentation gives participants a working knowledge of mental health situation associated with veterans. It also provides the demographics of Ohio’s veteran population and employment resources for hiring veterans.

Learning Objectives:
Describe post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury
Recall Ohio's veteran demographics
Discuss the benefits of employing Ohio's veterans

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  CCM: 1
  CRC: 1
  RN: 1
  CDMS: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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