Tuesday, July 31, 2012

9/27-9/28 The Warrior's Experience by Veteran's Heart Georgia

The Warrior's Experience

Civilian to Soldier, Soldier to Citizen
  • training in Military Culture and Experience for helping professionals
  • return to where it all began for Veterans and their families
  • An opportunity for civilians to encounter the Warrior’s Experience
We seek to provide an understanding of the experience of military service and war for civilian helping professionals and for families of veterans and those currently serving, and concerned citizens.
  • Thursday evening  September 27 at 7:30pm: an orientation to The Warrior's Journey + meet and greet special guests
  • The program on Friday, September 28,  begins at 9 am as we begin following The Warrior’s Journey by attending a ceremony on the base celebrating graduation from Advanced Training prior to assignment
  • After lunch and discussion, The Infantry Museum offers virtual experiences for participants that create the opportunity to feel and sense what it is like to go to war.
  • We continue our exploration of The Warriors Journey and issues encountered as one returns from service and shifts from the role ofSoldier to that of Civilian
Moderator for the discussions and featured teacher for the afternoon clinical session:
Deputy Commander for Behavioral Health,
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital
Panelist and Moderator for the Veterans and Family concurrent session:
Director, Auburn University Warrior Research Center
Early Registration ends August 27
6 Continuing Education Units are applied for from LPCA-Ga, NASWGa and GAMFT
PARTNERS AND HOSTS: National Infantry Foundation, West Point Society of Atlanta, Doubletree by Hilton, National Leadership Congress, Defense Technologies Inc
National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center
1775 Legacy Way
Columbus, GA
Map and Directions
  • The Doubletree Hotel by Hilton, Columbus, Georgia is holding a block of 50 rooms until August 27, 2012.
  • All reservations will be on an individual basis directly to the hotel’s Reservations Department at 1-800-222-8733
  • Rate: Single/Double $109 + Tax. Please request the group rate for Veterans Heart Georgia.
Participant Categories Defined:
  • Professionals [Non-Veteran] - Counselors, Therapists, Advisors, Other Professionals [Non-Veteran]
  • Professionals [Military Veteran] - Counselors, Therapists, Advisors,Other Professionals [Military Veteran]
  • Non-Professionals [Non-Veteran] - Students, Non-Professional Family Members of Veteran and Active Duty Military, Concerned Citizens [Non-Veteran]
  • Non-Professionals [Military Veteran] - Non-Professionals [Military Veteran]
There is a fee increase after August 27.
You may contact Bill Nixon at 770-439-8974 for further information or go to:

Friday, July 06, 2012


Wellston Behavioral Medicine, LLC, of Warner Robins, Georgia, has a 1099-contract position available for an experienced clinician who is independently licensed in Georgia. Practice parameters include outpatient assessments and psychotherapy for the general population. The local patient mix includes local referrals, military dependents and civil service personnel. This is a thriving outpatient practice that currently includes two psychiatrists and two therapists. We are located in Houston County, a growing area of Georgia.

Preference will be given to applicants who are already able to accept third-party payment from Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tricare, United Behavioral Health, and Medicare. Preference will also be given to applicants who can work with children and adolescents in addition to adults.  We prefer someone who is willing to work full-time, but are open to candidates who may use an office part-time.

Please submit resume, cover letter, and three (3) references to:
c/o Wellston Behavioral Medicine, LLC
404 Corder Road, Suite 100
Warner Robins, GA 31088

We are part of Cornerstone Medical Associates (

7/20/2012 Lunch and Learn: 1013 Update

NASW Georgia Central Unit
invites members to attend

a FREE Lunch ‘N Learn
on Friday, July 20, 2012 from Noon-1:00PM

at Coliseum Center for Behavioral Health.
This month's topic is 
“1013 UPDATE”
presented by Dr. Cesar Figueroa, MD,
Jan Yates, LCSW
and Carl Stark, LCSW
(1 Core CE hour)

To reserve a seat/lunch,
please confirm attendance by email: Gaye.Ethridge@HCAhealthcare.com 
or phone at 478-464-8138
no later than Monday, July 16th.

Meeting space and lunch generously provided by:
Coliseum Center for Behavioral Health
340 Hospital Drive, Macon