Northville, MI (Law Firm Newswire) October 21, 2014 — The REBOOT Workshops, developed by National Veteran’s Transition Services, Inc. (NVTSI), have become very popular among returning veterans. This fall, the Michigan’s Veteran’s Affairs Agency is bringing these workshops to the state.
REBOOT workshops are designed to aid veterans returning home in transitioning from their role as soldiers to their roles as civilians through personalized training and coaching in the social, personal and professional aspects of civilian life.
“The REBOOT Workshops offer the kind of comprehensive transition guidance that our returning veterans deserve,” said Jim Fausone, a veterans disability attorney. “The three weeks of workshops can help achieve a level of readiness for civilian life that otherwise take years of self-teaching, trial and error.”
The three-week, three-step process is designed to help veterans not simply find a job, but to empower them to imagine and achieve meaningful goals. The first week focuses on cultivating personal well-being. The second week moves on to considering positive living situations and developing a sense of purpose. In the third week, a work-readiness workshop provides practical assistance in resume-writing, interviewing and more.
In Michigan, three workshops are upcoming: October 20 to November 2 in Detroit, March 16 to April 3, 2015 in Southeast Michigan (women only), and April 27 to May 15 in Lansing. The workshop is free, but participants must pay for food and transportation.
The name REBOOT comes from the idea that returning veterans need a reverse boot camp that will help them feel confident and prepared for life at home.
Interested veterans can apply online.
Learn more at http://www.legalhelpforveterans.com
Legal Help for Veterans, PLLC
41700 West Six Mile Road, Suite 101
Northville, MI 48168
Toll Free Phone: 800.693.4800
- The Number of Homeless Veterans Drops, but Challenges Remain
Last month, the Obama administration announced that the number of homeless veterans in the United States has dropped 33 percent from 2010 figures. According to the Huffington Post, the White House has committed to ending homelessness among veterans by 2015. The key principle behind the push is “Housing First” — the notion that veterans need […]
- Oakland County Bar Association Veterans Committee
Kristina Derro, the practice attorney for Legal Help for Veterans, recently assumed her role as Chair of the Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA). OCBA is the largest county bar association in the state of Michigan. She was nominated for the position by the members of OCBA in recognition of all of her work for veterans, […]
- Fausone Bohn Attorney Joins Effort to Save Livingston Co. Veteran’s Home
Our own Paul Bohn recently joined an effort to help save a Livingston County Veteran’s home, just as he was on the verge of becoming homeless. Paul Bohn and other local attorneys donated their time to negotiate with the redeeming buyer, securing an affordable life lease for the Veteran, Ross Dahlberg, so he could live […]
- Camp Lejeune Toxic Water Victims to Receive Financial Relief, VA Announces
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it will begin covering out-of-pocket health care expenses for Marine dependents who fell victim to cancer and other illnesses from toxic water at Camp Lejeune, NC. The relief is long-overdue, as victims were promised coverage for their health care costs two years ago when Congress passed the […]