2017 Veterans Conference

The Episcopal Veterans Fellowship hosted the 3rd Annual Veterans Conference for veterans and veteran caregivers on Friday, September 22, 2017. The conference tookplace in the Weeks Campus Center at Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, TX from 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. Check out our photo gallery HERE.

This one-day event included a talk defining moral injury by Dr. Brian S. Powers. A veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, Powers graduated from Columbia Theological Seminary and earned his Ph.D in Theological Studies at Emory University’s Graduate Division of Religion. Click HERE for a transcript of his lecture.

 

Caesar Stovall was an Army Combat Medic in Afghanistan and is now a Hypnotherapist, Master Practitioner of NLP (Neuro-Lingustic Programming), and an international fashion model. After a presentation on Psycho Cybernetics and NLP, Stovall led conference attendees in a group immersion experience.

 

The 2017 Veterans Conference served to equip counselors, medical professionals, clergy, veterans’ advocates, and interested parties with an understanding of the causes of moral injury and ways to address it.

2017 Conference Schedule
9:30 AM Kick-0ff
9:45 – 10:45 Lecture by Brian Powers
11:00 – 11:45 Presentation by Caesar Stovall
11:45 Catered Lunch
12:45 – 2:45 Table Discussions
2:45 Deep Listening and Ritual Response
3:30 Conference Ends