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Education

NAMI Homefront is a free, six-session class for family, friends and significant others of Military Service Members and Veterans. The class helps families comprehend what the Military Service Member/ Veteran is experiencing related to trauma, combat stress, civilian life, PTSD and other mental health conditions. Topics covered include mental health,communication, handling crises, treatment and recovery.

*All participants are screened to ensure this class is appropriate for their needs.

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NAMI Delaware will be offering Mental Health First Aid Training

March 2, 2018
8:00am-5:00pm
NAMI Delaware
2400 W 4th Street
Wilmington, DE 19805

Free! Registration Required:
namidelaware.org

A person you know could be experiencing a mental health or substance use
problem. Learn an action plan to help. You are more likely to encounter
someone in an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack.

Learn how to help a friend, family member, coworker or neighbor in need. Get trained in Mental Health First Aid.

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Come to our next Lunch & Learn to hear about the Military Makeup
in Delaware, Managing Military Employees, USERRA and FMLA laws, and
resources for you. There is no cost to attend.

Have you ever had questions on managing your military employees? Whether
you are a small or large business, private or public sector, this Workshop
will enhance your understanding on the USERRA Law. There is no cost to
attend. You are welcome to extend the invitation to your company’s
frontline supervisors of military employees, as well as your human resources
personnel.

Choose from two scheduled Workshops:

January 24, 2018 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Smyrna Readiness Center, Smyrna

February 28, 2018 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Bethany Beach Training Site, Bethany Beach

Please RSVP to Ms. Walker at dawn.k.walker3.ctr@mail.mi

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If you are applying to any position on usajobs.gov, take the time to attend this excellent workshop to learn how to navigate the federal application process, create a winning resumé and become the BEST QUALIFIED applicant.

RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY!
FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED!
Limited to 20 seats. Open to all.

FRIDAY, January 26, 2018
9:00am to 12:30pm

DE Dept of Labor Offices
225 Pencader Corp Blvd • Suite 211
Newark, DE 19702

To Sign Up, contact Lisa Smith at (302) 451-3457
or email Lisai.Smith@state.de.us

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WHAT are the ingredients for a happy life?
HOW does it feel to be human?

NO MATTER WHAT you may have experienced or witnessed, it is still possible to lead a joyful existence once you understand the tools at your disposal.

FELLOW VETERANS will explore these topics to discover a practical approach to the daily challenges of life.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2018 @7 PM

Wilmington VA Medical Center
1601 Kirkwood Highway
Wilmington, DE 19805
(Building #5 outside the rear entrance)

To register, email banksdaniel2f@gmail.com

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REGISTER TODAY!

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

ASIST is a two-day, intensive suicide intervention skills-training workshop
aimed at those who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in
helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. ASIST provides practical
training and is suitable for anyone in a caring role or working with
vulnerable people, from teenagers upwards.

Wednesday JAN 29-30, 2017
All workshops are 0830-1630 hrs.

Location: Biden National Guard Reserve Center
1 Vavala Way (GPS use: 250 Airport Road), New Castle, DE 19720

PROGRAM POC to register:
Mr. Ronald Andrews, CTR
Suicide Prevention Program Manager
302-326-7098
ronald.d.andrews2.ctr@mail.mil

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Help The Veterans is sponsoring the Power Breath Meditation workshop in Delaware.

December 8th – 12th
Wilmington VA Hospital

It is free of charge for veterans and military members and is conducted by a national non-profit organization, Project Welcome Home Troops.

Check it out on Facebook

If you or anyone you know may benefit from this workshop, please sign up by contacting:

Leslye Moore
leslye.moore@pwht.org or
call (208) 409 7806

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Useful Links:
Recent Chicago Tribune article about the Project Welcome Home Troops
About the workshop

POC
Meera and Raghav Garg
Help The Veterans
Charter School of Wilmington

Help The Veterans: helptheveterans.org is a 501(c)(3) tax-deductible fund under Delaware Community Foundation
delcf.org

REGISTER TODAY!
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

ASIST is a two-day, intensive suicide intervention skills-training workshop
aimed at those who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in
helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. ASIST provides practical
training and is suitable for anyone in a caring role or working with
vulnerable people, from teenagers upwards.

Wednesday Nov 29-30, 2017
All workshops are 0830-1630 hrs.

Biden National Guard Reserve Center
1 Vavala Way (GPS use: 250 Airport Road)
New Castle, DE 19720

PROGRAM POC to register:
Mr. Ronald Andrews, CTR
Suicide Prevention Program Manager
302-326-7098
ronald.d.andrews2.ctr@mail.mil

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DJF Wednesday Workshop Series presents…

“Blended Retirement System” Workshop

Need information on the new Blended Retirement System (BRS)? Come attend one of our Lunch & Learn workshop sessions!

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:  Anyone who is eligible to opt into the new Blended Retirement System in 2018 and has questions on the overall program should attend this Workshop!

WHAT WILL BE COVERED?

  • Who is eligible for the Blended Retirement System?
  • When will eligible members need to make a decision?
  • How is the new system different from the current retirement system?
  • How does the Thrift Savings Plan integrate into the new BRS system?
  • How can I compare the benefits of the new system to the current system?
  • Where can I find more information on the BRS program?

LUNCH & LEARN

NORTH: WED, OCT 11 • 11:30-12:30

Biden National Guard/Reserve Center, Room 2077
One Vavala Way
NEW CASTLE, DE  19720

SOUTH: WED, OCT 25 • 11:30-12:30

Dover Air Force Base
Dover AFB, Building 520. Room 205
Dover AFB, DE

** In order to attend workshop, you MUST have Dept of Defense/DOD ID for Dover AFB base access.


No Walk-Ins – You must PRE-REGISTER.  

Command/Supervisor chain approval is required for Full-Time Employees to attend and attendance must be documented in the proper leave status.

DISCLAIMER: The Delaware National Guard and Air Force Reserve does not endorse individual companies or agencies. The information provided herein is distributed to our soldiers and airmen in the event they may wish to take advantage of the stated offer or event. This message is not an endorsement for the company/organization or its affiliates named within the content of the message.

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