NH DHHS - NH First Justice Involved Veterans Conference To be Held on Friday, June 12th, in Concord

Concord, NH – Over 300 people will gather at the Grappone Conference Center

in Concord on Friday, June 12th, to participate in the State’s first

Justice Involved Veterans Conference. The event will focus on the needs of

veterans involved in the judicial system in New Hampshire and provide

information on how jurisdictions might begin to develop interventions to

better serve this population. The conference is organized by the NH Justice

Involved Veterans Task Force and sponsored by the NH Department of Health

and Human Services.

WHAT: Justice Involved Veterans Conference

WHEN: Friday, June 12, 2015

8:30 am- 4:15 pm

WHERE: Grappone Conference Center

70 Constitution Drive

Concord, New Hampshire

Presenters include:

· The Honorable Gillian Abramson, Associate Justice, NH Superior Court

· Major General William Reddel, Adjutant General, NH National Guard

· Matthew Friedman, Ph.D., Former Director, National Center on PTSD

· Nancy C. Bernardy, Ph.D., PTSD Mentoring Program Director and

Associate Director for Clinical Networking, Geisel School of

Medicine and National Center for PTSD

· The Honorable James Leary, Justice of the 9th Circuit Court – Nashua,


· Diane Levesque, Veteran Justice Outreach Coordinator, Manchester VA

· The Honorable Chief Justice Jeanne E. LaFazia, Kent County Veterans

Court, RI

· The Honorable Mary Hogan Sullivan, First Justice, Dedham District

Court, MA, Director of Specialty Courts, District Court Department

· The Honorable Pamela Woodcock Pfeiffer,Rhode Island Veterans Court

· Justice Involved Veterans

For a copy of the conference agenda, contact Kathleen Desmarais at 271-9389

or kdesmarais@dhhs.state.nh.us

Contact at the conference is Jo Moncher, Bureau Chief, Military Programs,

NH Department of Health and Human Services, and member of the NH Justice

Involved Veterans Task Force.

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