College of Education

Free Webinar on Military Mental Health by ACA/APA

October 1, 2008

Dr. David Fenell, chair of last year's ACA Special Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs, will co-lead a webinar discussion titled Treating Returning Service members: Are Mental Health Professionals Ready? He will be joined by Dr. Will Wilson, president of the American Psychological Association's Society for Military Psychology. The webinar is being hosted by Capella University. The discussion will be webcast live on October 13 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Eastern Time. ACA members are invited to pre-register for the webinar and participate online.

The discussion will include such topics as the mental health and re-entry needs of returning service members, veterans, and their families; the preparedness of mental health professionals and the community, and the role of education in addressing these issues. Webinar participants will be able to submit questions online during the live discussion. The discussion will also be archived and available later on the ACA web site.