5th Annual Veterans Mental Health Summit: Community Partners Serving Veterans

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War Memorial Veterans Building
08:30 AM
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San Francisco Veterans Mental Health Summit: Community Partners Serving Veterans
Hosted by San Francisco VA Health Care System, Swords to Plowshares and American Legion, Post 505 and the San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services

The purpose for the Veterans Mental Health Summit is to bring together organizations that serve veterans, with the goal of enhancing access to mental health services for veterans and their family members residing in the San Francisco Bay Area. This year’s summit will have a particular focus on aging veterans, including time devoted to women and LGBTQ veterans. The day will feature plenaries and break-out community strategy sessions, culminating in action items to improve care and information sharing throughout the year.

A Vision for the Future: Access to Care and Aging Veterans
Community Care
Access to Care In A Changing Landscape: Choice and Eligibility

 Community Strategy Breakout Sessions
Focusing on access to integrated care and suicide prevention among these groups:

Aging Veterans
Women Veterans
LGBTQ Veterans

Continuing Education Credits (6) are available for LMFT, LPCC, LEP, LCSW, and CAADE professionals licensed in California.
Swords to Plowshares (License No. 129138) certifies that this course meets the qualifications for six (6) hours of continuing education credits for LMFTs, LPCCs, LEPs and LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Lunch and breaks are not included as part of the continuing education credits. A program will be distributed at the beginning of the day a detailed agenda. Certificates will be distributed at the end of the day.
Swords to Plowshares is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for the Veterans Mental Health Summit. Swords to Plowshares maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
CAADE License no. CP10 728 C 0919

Organizations which provide care for veterans and their families are invited to present brief descriptions of services during the Community Care Plenary. To present, please provide organizational information through this survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/orgsummitpresentations
For parking and directions to the San Francisco War Memorial Building, visit sfwmpac.org/directions-parking
Swords to Plowshares will provide accommodations as requested and as mandated by the ADA as part of the registration process. Be sure to be specific as to individual needs. Please contact [email protected] with name of the event, your name, contact information, and needs.
Any grievances may be addressed to [email protected] with name of event, your name, contact information and reason for grievance. A response will be provided within five (5) business days.


  1. War Memorial Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA