Saint Leo University will host the second annual Military and Veteran Social Work Conference June 6 and June 7, to talk about veterans in transition from the military to the work force.
The conference is designed to generate and nurture ideas to advance the understanding of clinical and student service practices with veterans, military personnel and their families, and to serve as an effective teaching and training tool for educators and practitioners who seek to work with this growing population, according to a release.
Keynote speakers fore the two-day event are retired Col. Ann McCulliss Johnson of the U.S. Army, and Lt. Col Nathan Keller. It will include more than 50 presenters from across the country, sharing expertise on a range of topics that affect veterans, military personnel and their families, as well as student veterans.
Faculty and alumni from Saint Leo who will participate include John Jeanguenat, Veronika Ospina-Kammerer, April Steen, Rhondda Waddell, Moneque Walker-Pickett and James Whitworth.
Saint Leo is located at 33701 State Road 52 in St. Leo.
For more information, or to register, visit SaintLeo.edu/vss2014, call (352) 588-8234, or email .
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