North Carolina Coalition to End Homelessness

Issues of Women Returning from Combat

What Can I Expect?

Women military service members returning from deployment to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan face gender-specific readjustment issues as they transition back to their local communities. This full-day workshop will provide an overview of the health/mental health concerns of women veterans within the context of military culture, gender-specific roles, available support resources and effective treatments.

Who Should Attend?

Psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers, substance abuse counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychiatric nurses, case managers, clergy, child care coordinators, school personnel, other healthcare professionals who provide services to female service members and their families.


  • Harold Kudler MD; Coordinator, Mental Health Service Line, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Erin Simmons PhD, Lt. CDR/MSC/USN; Director Intensive Outpatient PTSD Program, Naval Hospital
  • Kristy Straits-Tröster PhD ABPP; Assistant Clinical Director, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center


5.75 Contact Hours; 5.75 Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists; 5.75 NBCC; 5.75 NCSAPPB GSB.


$50.00 includes the cost of credit, instruction, program materials and refreshments.
**This event requires online registration.  Please click here to register.**

Organizer Nancy Holochwost


Thu, May 6, 2010
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(GMT-0400) US/Eastern


Wake AHEC at the Andrews Center
3024 New Bern Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27610