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Tuesday, June 6 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Leaving No One Behind....

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This is a Credo of Combat Veterans in reference to comrades who have been wounded or killed on the field of battle. Your presenters, Tammy Thompson and Ren Kramer, are both Veterans and Advanced Level WRAP Facilitators who work for the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System as Peer Support Specialists providing WRAP groups to Veterans.

Learning Objectives:
1. Provide an understanding of the scope of Veteran involvement in today’s Armed Forces and how it relates to their reintegration into society.
2. Provide knowledge of how the above situation is both the same and different for the intergenerational groups of Veterans receiving services in today’s VA.
3. Participants will be able to identify the demographics and trends of the Veterans receiving WRAP services.
4. Participants will demonstrate understanding of the role of mental health Peer Support Specialists in the VA and the applicability of WRAP as a recovery-oriented intervention to for use by this workforce.
5. Participants will understand the benefit of implementing WRAP in various mental health settings, including Acute Inpatient, Outpatient Clinics, Outreach in the Community, and as a treatment option for Veteran Justice Outreach.
6. Participants will be able to understand and describe next steps of WRAP in the VA system.


Ren Kramer

As a Peer Support Specialist for the Department of Veterans Affairs and an Advanced Level WRAP Facilitator, I have the privilege of working with Veterans every day who are working to reintegrate the themselves back into society. WRAP’s Values and Ethics have become a part of my... Read More →
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Tammy Thompson

As a veteran of the U.S. Air Force having served for 8 years I welcome the opportunity to give back. Having had my own struggles with many different issues and after searching for a better way I was introduced to WRAP. The “buy-in” was immediately for me when I heard “you are... Read More →

Tuesday June 6, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm PDT