Healing from the Invisible Wounds of War: PTS, moral injury, and MST
Presented by Roy Harrington
December 14, 2023~ 12pm – 1:30pm Central Time
Overview and Objectives
During this interactive webinar the presenter will discuss how both military Warriors and first responders are wounded spiritually by post traumatic stress, moral injury, and sexual trauma (both experienced or witnessed.) This webinar will invite participants to share their own stories (experienced or witnessed) and the experiences of ministering to those effected.
As a result of this webinar, participants will:
- Identify spiritual or invisible wounds from trauma.
- Learn about resources for helping our Veterans and first responders to heal from their traumatic experiences.
- Share our lived experience as chaplains dealing with these issues.
NACC Certification Competencies Addressed in this Webinar
PIC4, PPS2, PPS3
Roy is retired from 30 years of service in the US Army Reserve after serving finally on the Army personnel staff at the Pentagon from 2005-2008. His military experience includes the infantry, artillery and human resources.
Roy worked extensively with Wounded Warriors at the VA Medical Center in Seattle and homeless Vets on the streets of Seattle. He now serves as the commander of Disabled American Veterans Chapter 22 in Belfair, and as Chapter 22’s service officer where he assists Veterans with their county, state and federal VA benefits.
Roy and his wife, Diane, reside in Allyn, Washington where they have been facilitating trauma recovery courses for Veterans, first responders and the general public over the past 5 years. His undergraduate degree in family and mental health counseling is from the UW and his masters degree in public administration is from Seattle University.