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MACPO Regional Training Opportunity - Working with Veterans

  • Thursday, February 26, 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • MN DOC Office - St. Cloud: 300 East Germain Street, St. Cloud, MN 56304


  • FREE for MACPO Members
  • $40 for non-members, includes MACPO membership upon registration.

    Please send payment (check or voucher) payable to

    c/o Samantha Ahrens
    Steele County Probation Services
    PO Box 487
    Owatonna, MN 55060

Registration is closed

MACPO Regional Training Opportunity

When: Thursday, February 26th, 2015

from 9:00am - 3:00pm


Where: MN DOC Office - St. Cloud

300 E. Germain Street, St. Cloud, MN 56304

(The training will be in the downstairs training room)


Cost: FREE if you are a MACPO member,

$40 for a non-member which includes

MACPO membership.  Register at www.macpo.net by 2/20/2015. 


Training Topics

Veterans Justice Outreach

Mike Mathies

Mike Mathies, MSW, LICSW is a Veterans Justice Outreach Specialist for the St. Cloud VA Health Care System.  He will discuss common readjustment issues for Veterans as well as mental health and substance abuse issues.  He will discuss how the VA is increasing its efforts to collaborate with the justice system and specific examples on how to connect justice involved Veterans with VA and community resources.


Panel Discussion

Panel of professionals working with veterans and making the appropriate resources to address their needs.


Lunch (on your own)


Suicide Prevention When Working with Veterans

Mary Jo Pine

Recognizing signs of suicide and strategies of prevention.


Please contact Samantha Ahrens at Samantha.Ahrens@co.steele.mn.us or 507-444-7723 with any questions.

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