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An Overview of Legal Issues & Support for Native American and Alaska Native Veterans

National Treatment Court Month Webinar Series
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The webinar will set forth basic demographic and historical information about the diverse backgrounds of Native American veterans including common experiences many share. It will highlight key issues of importance to medical and legal practitioners seeking to connect with veterans, including cultural issues and stereotypes affecting veterans; issues related to entering and exiting the military; the impacts of trauma; the benefit of linking services with medical and mental health systems and/or wellness and treatment courts; and the importance of tribal members and veterans in leadership roles with broad consultative influence in designing program models and outreach.

Date Created: May 2, 2023