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Veteran Community Partnership
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18 September 2020

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Important Resources

 

 VA Dementia Care Team Resource Guide
This comprehensive guide compiled by the Dementia Care Team covers subjects from Brain Health Tips and Tricks to important phone numbers to resources such as VA Geriatric Extended Care Servicesy, Medicaid Long Term Care, finding alternative care options and day-to-day help.
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 Veterans’ Guide to Mental Health Services at VA Eastern CO Health Care System
This guide was developed by the Denver-based Voices for Veterans Mental Health Council and the Mental Health Service of the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System. We hope you find this guide useful! The guide includes phone numbers for all 12 VA clinics, answers to what to do in the event of a mental health crisis, information for those new to our region, resources for Veterans experiencing or at risk homelessness and much more.
Download Veterans’ Guide to Mental Health Services at VA Eastern CO Health Care System

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Chapter News

 

 VCP CO September 2020 Newsletter
3 September 2020 - The VCP CO September 2020 Newsletter is now available online. Highlights this month:
Practical Approaches to Race-Based Stress and Trauma in Older Adults - Thursday, September 17, 12:00PM-1:30PM MT
VCP Networking Call: Suicide Prevention - Friday, September 25, 10:00AM-11:00AM MT
Veteran Suicide Prevention & Recovery in the Face of COVID-19 - Tuesday, September 22, 9:30AM-3:00PM MT
Open the September 2020 newsletter for all the information.
 September 2020 Events
12 August 2020 - September vitual events:
VCP Networking Call: Suicide Prevention, Friday, September 25th, 10:00-11:00A; Virtual meeting information to come!
Race Based Trauma Forum, Thursday, September 17th, 12:00-1:30PM; Details and virtual meeting information to come!
We will post this information as it becomes available.
 VCP CO August 2020 Newsletter
31 July 2020 - The VCP CO August 2020 Newsletter is now available online. Highlights this month:
Joining Community Forces updated website
Give an Hour July Update
Opportunity to help future CU Physicians learn to interview persons diagnosed with PTSD
Open the August 2020 newsletter for all the information.
 VCP CO July 2020 Newsletter
1 July 2020 - The VCP CO July 2020 Newsletter is now available online. The highlights this month is our upcoming networking call, July is NationalWomen's Health-Culture Change Awareness Month and the topic of this networking call. The discussion will be facilitated by Dr. Diane Ricci, who is a Veteran, VCP steering committee member and Jefferson County Veteran Service Officer . The networking call is Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 10:00AM-11:00AM (MDT). Open the July 2020 newsletter for all the information.

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VCP Videos

Practical Approaches to Race-Based Stress and Trauma in Older Adults Symposium

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List of Resources

References

Give an Hour: Healthy Habits and 5 Signs with Katie Civiletto

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Colorado Veteran Community Partnership

The Colorado Veteran Community Partnership was established in July 2017.

Mission – Improve quality of care for Veterans and their families through committed partnerships focused on improving VA-community connections for Colorado Veterans.

Contact: Courtney Bauers, LCSW, courtney.bauers@va.gov; Khristie Barker, khristie.barker@va.gov

Learn more about Veteran Community Partnerships

The Colorado Veteran Community Partnership works closely with community partners. Joining Community Forces is an excellent source for Colorado resources, upcoming events and networking. Learn more at: http://coloradojcf.org/

Resources & Tip Sheets for Providers, Veterans and Caregivers

 

Telemedicine for Older Adults during COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned from Rural Telemedicine Project (GRECC Connect)

This site has a full page resources including:

  • The recording of the webinar: Practical Tips for Telehealth for Older Rural Adults, with panel Q&A
  • Quick Technology Screening Tool for VA Video Connect vs Telephone Visit
  • Trainee Assessments
  • Tips for Caregivers During COVID-19
  • and much, much more!

Go to the website

Download: Tips for Caregivers During COVID-19 - added 12 May 2020

Download: Providers: How to Help Dementia Caregivers During Social Distancing - added 12 May 2020

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Join Colorado Veteran Community Partnership

If you are interested in joining Colorado Veteran Community Partnership simply send an email to courtney.bauers@va.gov and in the subject line write Join VCP. Thanks!

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