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Veterans & Their Families in California Courts: New Frontiers for Policy, Collaborative Courts, and Casework

Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

To Honor all Those who Serve and Celebrate Veterans DayCalifornia is home to the largest number of veterans in the US – nearly 1.9 million – with more National Guard, Reservists, and military installations than any other state as well.  Our California Court system also sees large numbers of veterans and active duty service members and their families, but social work practice, policy, and planning for some of their unique needs hasn’t always kept up.Join us to learn about innovative programming serving our newest and oldest veterans that is transcending systems and disciplines. Parking will be provided for those who RSVP by Monday, November 9th. Panel: 7:00-9:00pmReception to follow in the Commons – please join us!RSVP: https://newfrontiersforveterans.eventbrite.com Host:Laura Alongi, LCSW ‘92Field Education FacultyUCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Department of Social Welfare Moderator:Kathleen M. West, DrPHLecturerUCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Department of Social Welfare Panelists:Judge Lon HurwitzSupervising Judge of the Family Law Division, Orange County Superior Court Patricia Lester, MDDirector, FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress) ProjectUCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center Justice Eileen C. Moore, RNAppellate Justice, California Court of AppealVietnam Veteran Teresa Renteria, LMFTService Chief, Behavioral Health Services Veteran’s ProgramCounty of Orange Health Care Agency


Nov 10
7:00 pm-9:00 pm


TBA Public Affairs Building
337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States


UCLA Luskin Office of Alumni Relations