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Law enforcement officers are uniquely positioned to offer key interventions to those with substance use disorders. It is estimated 1.5 million individuals arrested each year are at risk of substance dependence. As the opioid crisis continues, the frequency of rank and file officers acting as first responders and counselors to active users has only increased. To assist law enforcement to manage this role and recognize opportunities to divert people into treatment, JPO has produced an issue brief, Accessing Substance Use Disorder and Related Treatment Services Training for Law Enforcement.

This issue brief highlights programs and curriculum on substance use disorders, mental health disorders, and de-escalation techniques to use in the field. The brief also outlines the need to develop different types of law enforcement informed training.
lso check out this webinar (https://ndcrc.org/lewebinar/), by JPO, about the role of law enforcement in treatment court.

A BONDING EXPERIENCE FOR SOF WARRIORS & THEIR CHILDREN
14-23 June 2019
19-28 July 2019
Outside Bozeman, MT

OVERVIEW: Set in a remote location in Montana, RESTORE is a 10-day survival course for Special Operations Warriors and their children. Through a combination of comprehensive survival training, and a realistic crucible mission, RESTORE reconnects our warriors and their children in a private, safe, relaxed environment. It provides Warriors the opportunity to share with their children the meaning and value of service in Special Operations, and inspires relationships between our warriors and their children to thrive.

RESTORE exposes children in the Special Operations Community to the physical, mental, and emotional strengths their parents possess to earn a spot in their elite units. It not only prepares children with skills to move confidently through unfamiliar and challenging terrain, but also cultivates their minds to overcome personal thresholds. With the powerful opportunity to share this with their warrior parent, children return home equipped to serve as leaders of character in their communities. Uniting the children and parents from the Special Operations Community encourages all participants to share, learn and grow together in a setting that demands teamwork, tenacity and trust.
PARTICIPATION: We invite teams of Special Operations Service Members with children of adolescent age (9-18 years old). Participation is limited to 10 Teams.

CLICK HERE to complete our online application https://thestationfoundation.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=dfae8a2ca19f0e11b3c3973e6&id=1dbbf597f7&e=1006b97071

Here are five reasons you should give REBOOT a try:

REBOOT is led by fellow combat veterans and spouses.
Our leaders have lived it, learned from it, and want to help lift you out of it. And within our groups, every member is the same – no rank, no uniforms, no titles, and total privacy.

REBOOT is for the whole family.
Spouses and families are encouraged to participate. The course is designed to help married couples reopen lines of communication and heal together. We even provide a meal and childcare every week.

REBOOT approaches trauma from a different angle.
If your mind and body can be wounded, doesn’t it stand to reason that your soul can be wounded as well? What if that’s the ingredient you’ve been missing in your healing?

REBOOT is a course. Not a support group.
Though we do provide support, and we are are a group, we are much more than just a “support group.” You won’t find any rambling or whining in our groups – only productive conversations.

REBOOT is faith-based but not preachy.
We don’t hide the fact that it’s a faith-based course. But we’re not pushy about our worldview. No matter your beliefs, you’ll learn proven and practical methods to heal from trauma.

And one more reason to sign up… participation is FREE.

Course starting 25 February in Helena. Meal and Childcare included.

Sign up at https://rebootalliance.com/reboot#join

4/23/19 Western Montana’s Largest Career Fair, Hilton Garden Inn, 3720 N. Reserve St., Msla, 3-6pm (Veterans & Service Members admitted at 2:30)

EMPLOYER REGISTRATION IS OPEN: https://events.eventzilla.net/e/-western-montanas-largest-career-fair-2019-------------------sponsored-by-allegiance-benefit-plan-management-inc-2138729312
CAREER FAIR QUESTIONS:
Please call the Job Service – Missoula and ask to speak to a member of the Career Fair Team (406) 728-7060

Veteran Service Providers (VSP): If you area a service provider (You are NOT hiring; however, you provide a service / resource for Veterans, service members and/or their families), and you would like a FREE table in the VETERAN SECTION of the lobby, please email snoble@mt.gov
VSP signed up for the Vet Section at the Career Fair as of 2/6/19:
Citizen Soldier for Life (CSFL)
Dogs on Deployment
Family Assistance Center (FAC) / MTARNG Family Programs
Humana / MarketPoint (Veteran health plan options outside of the VA)
Military OneSource
MonTECH, Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities
Troops to Teachers
U.S. Senator Daines, Veterans Casework Liaison
VA Veterans Experience Office
Veteran Directed Home & Community Based Service (VD-HCBS) at Missoula Aging Services
Veterans Upward Bound

April 20, 2019 ~ VSAP & Heroes at Home BBQ
Bella Vista Pavilion, Fort Missoula Regional Park, 10am - 3pm

6th Annual Heroes at Home BBQ & Music Festival + Easter Egg Hunt with Monte:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1922116221205167/
In partnership with the 4th Annual Veteran Suicide Awareness & Prevention (VSAP) Run / Walk:
https://www.facebook.com/events/317993045661655/

****** VSAP REGISTRATION HAS BEGUN ******
The Veteran Suicide Awareness & Prevention RUCK / RUN / WALK, Fort Missoula Regional Park
REGISTER: https://runsignup.com/vsap
Questions: Erick, (406) 224-3334, kahilaem@gmail.com

0900 VSAP Sign In & Service Provider Set Up
1000 Opening Ceremony & VSAP RUCK / RUN / WALK Start
1100 FREE BBQ while supplies last
1200 Easter Egg Hunt w/Monte
FREE activities for the kids (playground, face-painting, etc.), 50/50, silent auction, beer garden, and the Rocky Mountain Museum of Military History is planning on displaying Bill O'Donnell’s WWII Jeep and equipment (weather permitting). Music TBA

BBQ LOGISTICS & QUESTIONS - Anton, 396-8390, anton.johnson@va.gov
VSAP Questions - Erick, (406) 224-3334, kahilaem@gmail.com