Course Duration: A time-frame of two weeks from the time the course begins is allowed for completion
Regularly scheduled throughout the year
Who attends this course: DVOP/LVERs, non-veteran staff that interact with veterans to assist with benefit resources and referrals
This is a self-paced class that covers the basics of veterans' benefits. The participant has two weeks to complete the work assigned and may do the work either at their office and/or at home. The course is available/accessible 24 hours a day for each 12 day span.
The course has four modules. Each module includes reading assignments, quizzes and research. There is a discussion forum that requires individual postings open to all students and an on-line instructor. The discussion board is designed to be interactive and focused on making contacts at the local level.
The agenda for this session explores the following topics: Alcohol and drug dependence treatment, disability compensation, education and training, healthcare enrollment, homeless veterans, hospital and outpatient care, Montgomery GI Bill, post 9/11 Montgomery GI Bill, community resources, readjustment counseling, disability ratings, VA pension, veterans’ educational assistance programs, vocational rehabilitation and women veterans.
Contact Cheryl Swears for scheduling details.