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Center for Women Veterans (CWV)

 

VA Women’s Health Transition Training

Women Veterans Health Care - She was there. It's our job to give her the best care anywhere.

The Women’s Health Services Office at the Department of Veterans Affairs, in conjunction with the Department of Defense, is hosting a Women’s Health Transition Training. The training will provide servicewomen with a deeper understanding of the women’s health services available to them within the VA health care system.

The course will cover the following:

  • The transformed culture of VA for both male and female patients
  • Range of women’s health and mental health care services and available benefits
  • Eligibility for and enrollment in VA health care
  • Expectations for women to proactively seek health care services post-separation
  • Logistical details such as facility structure, locations, and points of contact
  • Available transition support services

The course will be interactive, with opportunities to personalize training content, and will be led by a female Veteran.

Dress code is civilian casual. We encourage attendance from Active Duty Servicewomen who plan to transition to Civilian or Reserve/National Guard Status within the next calendar year.

For any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact Dr. Nancy Maher, Program Manager of the VA Women’s Health Transition Training, at nancy.maher@va.gov.

Upcoming Training

VA Women’s Health Transition Training Dates
LocationUpcoming DatesContact Information to Enroll
Fort Jackson, SC 6 August 2019
22 October 2019
Call the Transition Service Manager at 803-751-1723
MacDill AFB, FL 12 August 2019
28 October 2019
Visit the Military and Family Readiness Center or call 813-828-0145
Joint Base Andrews, MD 13 September 2019
1 November 2019
Visit the Airman and Family Readiness Center or call 301-981-2450
Pentagon, VA 4 October 2019 Visit the Airman and Family Readiness Center or call 703-693-9460
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 31 October 2019 Visit the Airman and Family Readiness Center or call 937-257-3592
Naval Base San Diego, CA 27 August 2019
5 November 2019
Call Mr. Stan Beason at 619-556-9874
Norfolk Naval Station, VA 16 August 2019
4 October 2019
Visit the Fleet and Family Readiness Center or call 757-444-6089
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA 22 August 2019
17 October 2019
Visit the Registration page or call 253-477-4744
MCRD Parris Island, SC 8 August 2019
24 October 2019
Call 843-228-2761
349th AMW Travis, CA 3 November 2019 Call the Airmen & Family Readiness Center at 707-424-7600
MCB Camp Pendleton, CA 26 August 2019
4 November 2019
Visit the Registration page