Philosophy and Religion

Fall 2018 Events

Thursday, September 13

6:30pm

Burney Center, Rooms B & C

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Among Active Duty Service Members and Veterans:
Living with, Managing and Reducing Physical, Psychological and Moral Injuries

by Dr. O'Neal Walker, Clinical Psychologist with the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. 

This one hour presentation seeks to explain and explore PTSD’s physical, psychological, moral and financial impact on active duty service members, veterans and their families.  By extension, it offers a brief description of therapeutic interventions, both evidenced-based and anecdotal, that are currently utilized to address this growing epidemic.  The speaker will offer suggestions and recommendations for supporting our veterans and their families’ efforts toward recovery and renewal.

Q & A and reception to follow lecture.

 

Note: Dr. Walker is coming as an independent speaker and not a representative of the federal government.

This event is free and open to the public.  Need accommodations? Please call 962-3709.

Sponsored by

UNCW Office of Military Affairs

College of Arts and Sciences

Upperman African American Cultural Center

College of Health and Human Services

 

Funded by

UNCW Department of Philosophy and Religion