Call for presenters: Please let me know if you want to present (or someone you know), at the 2016 conference mentioned below.
23rd Annual Military & Civilian
Combat Stress Conference
Evidence-based Integrative Treatment For Trauma & PTSD
Friday - Sunday, April 29-May 1, 2016
San Diego (Carlsbad), California, USA
Attend 1-3 Days & Earn From 6 to 18 C.E. Hours
The 23rd Annual International Military & Civilian Combat Stress Conference was founded by and continues to be directed by Col. (Ret.) Bart P. Billings, Ph.D.( Author of Invisible Scars ), and is the leading and longest-running conference on combat stress in the world. This annual conference continues to take place on 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
Each day will feature four different approximately 90-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.
SOME TOPICS OPEN FOR PRESENTERS:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT):
Tai Chi and Qigong:
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR):
Peer Support Groups:
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT):
Reconsolidation of Traumatic Memories (RTM):
Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM):
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Program (PM&R):
Bart P. Billings,Ph.D.
COL SCNG-SC, Military Medical Directorate (Ret.)
Licensed Clinical Psychologist CA PSY 7656
Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist CA LMFT 4888
-Director/Founder International Military & Civilian Combat Stress Conference
-Initial Enlisted Ranks and Retired as Medical Service Corps Officer with a total of 34 years in US Army.
-Recipient of the 2014 Human Rights Award from Citizens Commission on Human Rights International
http://bartpbillings.com ("Invisible Scars" - Book Website)
www.combatstress.bizhosting.com (Combat Stress Conference website)
Cell 760 500-5040
Ph 760 438-2788