Next CVSP Training Program: November 30 – December 2, 2016

OUR CALL TO DUTY: Creating an Environment for Veterans' Success in the 21st Century

Hosted by the University of Maryland, University College
College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
3501 University Blvd E
Hyattsville, MD 20783

Cost: $550.00

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For more information, contact:
Wendy Lang, Operation College Promise
wlang@tesu.edu
(609) 777-5696, ext. 2227


CVSP Trainings

The Certificate for Veterans' Service Providers (CVSP) training curriculum -- the first of its kind in the nation -- is a principal component of Operation College Promise programming. The training is intended to prepare veterans' service providers with the essential tools and knowledge to assist veterans succeed in the transition to civilian life.

The CVSP training has been offered at four different locations including Stockton University, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Texas State University - San Marcos, and the University of North Carolina - Charlotte. More than 300 professionals from 25 states have participated.


Tentative Agenda

Wednesday, November 30

Time Event
1200 – 1300 Registration and Check-in / Light Lunch
1300 – 1320 Present the Colors
National Anthem
Pledge of Allegiance
1320 – 1330 Welcome / Comments
TBD
1330 – 1430 MODULE I
Soldier for Life and Military 101: A Primer on Military Culture
1430 – 1445 Refreshment break
1445 – 1600 MODULE II
What's New, What to Expect… an Update on The Status of the Post-9/11 GI Bill
1600 – 1630 Featured Speaker
TBD
1800 – 2000 Welcome Reception
Sheppard Gallery, College Park Marriott and Conference Center

 

Thursday, December 1

Time Event
0730 – 0830 Breakfast / Check-in
0830 – 0900 Featured Speaker
TBD
0900 – 1030 MODULE III
Serving My Country – A Student Veterans Panel
1030 – 1045 Refreshment break
1045 – 1145 Presentation of The Telling Project with Jonathan Wei
Jonathan Wei
Founder/President, The Telling Project
1145 – 1230 Lunch
1300 – 1600 Tour
Andrews AFB or Fort Meade
  Dinner on your own

 

Friday, December 2

Time Event
0730 – 0830 Breakfast
0830 – 0900 Keynote Speaker
TBD
0900 – 1000 MODULE IV
Cracking the Code on Military Credit
1000 – 1115 MODULE V
Invisible Injuries of Contemporary Warfare
1115 – 1130 Refreshment break
1130 – 1245 MODULE VI
The Next Mission – Local Resources for Veterans in Transition
1245 – 1330 Lunch
1330 – 1430 Featured Speaker
Lieutenant Colonel Randall "Smitty" Smith USAF (ret)
National Veterans' Employment Manager
US Department of Labor
1430 – 1545 MODULE VII
Promising Practices in Veteran Support Services: On Campus
1545 – 1600 Refreshment break
1600 – 1630 Closing Remarks
1630 – 1700 Retire the Colors
Presentation of Certificates
1700 Dismissal