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Working with the Military, Veterans, and their Families

June 17, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This training will provide insight into the military culture and an overview of the military, veterans, and their families as a population. Participants will learn specific strategies for effectively working with this population to address substance abuse prevention.

Learning Objectives:
Training participants will

  1. Become more culturally competent and feel more comfortable working with military personnel.
  2. Become informed of recent military trends in drug and alcohol use and abuse along with recent practice parameters and intervention.
  3. Learn the Army regulations that pertain to the Army Substance Abuse Program.


  • Major Timothy P. Sawyer, Accenture Federal Services Alcohol and Drug Control Officer, Massachusetts Army National Guard
  • Tanya M. Rioux, State Family Program Director, Massachusetts National Guard Family Program
  • Helon Wyllie, Family Assistance Center Supervisor, Massachusetts National Guard Family Program



June 17, 2014
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm