Veterans & Family Court: The Family Law Veteran’s Diversion Program

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Webinar

Veterans & Family Court: The Family Law Veteran’s Diversion Program

Date/Time:Thursday, March 1, 2018 / 6:00 am - 7:30 am ChST

Content:This webinar will examine the Family Law Veterans’ Diversion Program, Orange County (CA) Superior Court. Begun in 2010, this program is designed to address the unique needs of military veterans and their families when involved in family court proceedings. It provides assessments/treatment for posttraumatic stress (PTS) and traumatic brain injury TBI issues; addresses protection for intimate partners and children during the treatment process, and; assists veterans in avoiding statutory ramifications of a domestic violence finding.

Presenters:Honorable Lon Hurwitz, Family Law Division, Orange County (CA) Superior Court; Kathleen West, DrPH, University of Southern California Department of Preventative Medicine; Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families, University of Southern California School of Social Work. Hosted by Brian Clubb, Project Director, Military & Veterans Advocacy, BWJP