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Veterans Crisis Line National Military Appreciation Month


24th Annual Military
& Civilian
Combat Stress Conference

Evidence-based Integrative Treatment For Trauma, Traumatic Brain Injury & PTSD

Friday - Sunday, May 5-7, 2017
San Diego (Carlsbad), California, USA

Attend 1-3 Days & Earn From 6 to 18 C.E. Hours

The 24th Annual International Military & Civilian Combat Stress Conference is the leading and longest-running conference on combat stress in the world. The conference was founded by and continues to be directed by Col. (Ret.) Bart P. Billings, Ph.D. and has culminated in publication of his new book Invisible Scars: How To Treat Combat Stress And PTSD Without Medication. This annual conference takes place the first weekend of May in recognition of National Military Appreciation Month. This multi-disciplinary event brings civilian and military medical and mental health professionals from around the world together to share their clinical expertise and integrative treatment approaches about topics such as:
• PTSD Blast Injuries Crisis Intervention Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Suicide Terrorism Compassion Fatigue Deployment & Redeployment
Grief & Loss Military Culture Medication Issues Returning Troops
Nightmares Reintegration Combat Readiness Threat Assessment

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
Each day will feature a combination of 90-minute and 120 minute presentations. Please note that the speakers and times are subject to change without notice (e.g., as a result of military deployment, flight cancellations, etc.). Any changes in advance of the conference will be posted on our website.

FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017 • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. • 6 C.E. Hours


8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. • Registration And Sign-In, Networking, Plus Coffee And Carbs

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Topic And Speaker To Be Determined.


10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Topic And Speaker To Be Determined.


12 p.m. to 1 p.m. • Lunch (on your own)

1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Topic And Speaker To Be Determined.

2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Topic And Speaker To Be Determined.



SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017 • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. • 6 C.E. Hours


8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. • Registration And Sign-In, Networking, Plus Coffee And Carbs

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. • Topic And Speaker To Be Determined,
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Topic And Speaker To Be Determined.

12 p.m. to 1 p.m. • Lunch (on your own)

1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Topic And Speaker To Be Determined.


2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Topic And Speaker To Be Determined.




SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017 • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. • 6 C.E. Hours


8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. • Registration And Sign-In, Networking, Plus Coffee And Carbs

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. • Topic And Speaker To Be Determined.
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Topic And Speaker To Be Determined.

12 p.m. to 1 p.m. • Lunch (on your own)
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Topic And Speaker To Be Determined.


2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Topic And Speaker To Be Determined.







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Conference Venue Information







Health Education Conference Center
Tri-City Wellness Center
6250 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92009
Directions: Map/Directions
Parking: Free

HOTELS (Listed in order of proximity.)


Hampton Inn (~1.4 miles away)
2229 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011
(760) 431-2225
La Costa Resort & Spa (~2.5 miles away)
2100 Costa Del Mar Road, Carlsbad, CA 92009
(800) 854-5000
Courtyard by Marriott (~1.5 miles away)
5835 Owens Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 431-9399
La Quinta Inn & Suites (~3.7 miles away)
760 Macadamia Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
(760) 438-2828
Holiday Inn (~1.7 miles away)
850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA 92009
(877) 863-4780
Hilton Garden Inn (~5 miles away)
6450 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92011
(760) 476-0800
Residence Inn (~2.3 miles away)
2000 Faraday Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 431-9999
Motel 6 (~7 miles away)
6117 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 931-7958





Attire
Military: Class B or battle dress uniform (all services)
Presenters: Class A uniform if desired
Civilians: Business casual or casual

Continuing Education Addendum
This conference provides continuing education hours for most licensed mental health professionals (i.e., psychologists, LCSWs, MFTs) and licensed healthcare professionals (e.g., nurses, rehabilitation counselors) in California and other states. Please visit our CE page to determine if your state board recognizes our status as an approved continuing education provider by the various national professional organizations and state licensing boards.


Recommended Reading
Check-out these books by current and former speakers at our conference.






















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Tuition: Fee includes continental breakfast and afternoon snacks. Lunch and dinner are on your own.

Reservists and National Guard may be eligible to attend this conference in lieu of a drill weekend and receive drill pay by completing an RST (Form DA1380). Just ask your commander for details.

*To pay by check or if you need an invoice, simply complete the online registration process and select "Check By Mail" as your payment option. You'll receive a receipt/invoice as well as confirmation details immediately via email. Payment must be received by applicable registration deadline to receive corresponding rate or discount(s).

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REGISTRATION
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Registered by March 31
LATE
REGISTRATION:

Registered April 1-30
LAST-MINUTEREGISTRATION:
Registered May 1-4
ON-SITE:
Registered at-the-door.
ALL THREE DAYS:
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Individual Days:|$195$245$295$345









Advertising Opportunities

Would you like to share information about your services or agency?
Options1 Day Only Any 2 Days All 3 Days





Website Link
-We'll provide a link on the 2017 conference
website page to your site along with your logo.
Link active from when you sign-up thru May 2017.
N/AN/A$250


Take-One Table
-This option allows you to place one item
(i.e., flyer, brochure, folder, promo item)
on our "Take One Table." You must ship or
deliver the item to us. Extra items not returned
unless picked-up after the conference.
N/AN/A$350


Exhibitor Table
-This option provides one unstaffed six-foot table.
-Requires separate conference registration if staffed.
N/AN/A$950
Coffee Host
-You'll be recognized on our website, on all printed
material, and at the conference as the exclusive
host that day for our morning coffee and carbs,
morning break, and afternoon break.
$500$900

(Save $100)
$1250

(Save $250)

Lunch Sponsor
-You'll be recognized on our website, on all printed
material, and at the conference as the exclusive
sponsor that day of lunch. Includes conference admission.
$950$1750

(Save $150)
$2000

(Save $250)
Options1 Day Only Any 2 Days All 3 Days


Sign-up by adding the items below to your cart. Register for all three days or individual days and earn 6-18 C.E. hours.

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24th Annual International Combat Stress Conference (ALL THREE DAYS) - Tri-City Wellness Center, 6250 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92009
Price: $675.00
Sale Price: $450.00
Savings: $225.00


x-Exhibitor Table
Price: $950.00

Exhibitor Table
-This option provides one unstaffed six-foot table.
-Separate conference registration required if you wish to attend the conference and/or staff your exhibitor table.
x-Lunch Sponsor
Price: $950.00

Lunch Sponsor
-You'll be recognized on our website, on all printed material, and at the conference as the sponsor of lunch. Includes conference admission for two.
x-Take-One Table
Price: $350.00

Take-One Table
-This option allows you to place one item (i.e., flyer, brochure, folder, promo item) on our "Take One Table."
-You must ship or
deliver the item to us.
-Extra items not returned
unless picked-up after the conference.
x-Website Link
Price: $250.00

Website Link
-We'll provide a link on the 2016 conference website page to your site along with your logo. Link active from when you sign-up thru May 2016.