Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, The Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma and The Carter Center

“When Veterans Come Home: A Workshop for Working Journalists” January 7-9, 2010 The Carter Center Atlanta, GA
Made possible by generous grants from the McCormick Foundation and The Carter Center
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Thursday, January 7 3:00 - 4:00pm 4:00 - 4:15pm

Workshop Registration (Chapel Lobby) Opening Remarks (Chapel) Thomas Bornemann, Ed.D., Director, Mental Health Program, The Carter Center Arlene Notoro Morgan, Associate Dean for Prizes and Programs, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism Bruce Shapiro, Executive Director, The Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma 4:15 - 6:00pm PLENARY – When Veterans Come Home: The Landscape Before Us Moderator: Daniel Zwerdling, Correspondent, National Public Radio Sonja Batten, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Michael Jernigan, U.S. Marine Corps Ret., Home Fires Blog, The New York Times Robert Pynoos, M.D., M.P.H., Co-Director, UCLA-Duke University, National Center for Child Traumatic Stress Jonathan Shay, M.D., Ph.D., Psychiatrist and MacArthur Fellow

Director. Former First Lady.8:00pm United States Transition to Library Lobby Welcome Reception (Library Lobby) Dinner (Library Lobby) Keynote Speaker: Rosalynn Carter. M. Executive Director.D..6:00 .12:00pm Break CONCURRENT SESSIONS I – Special Topics A.The Things They Carry: Injury and Resilience Moderator: Bruce Shapiro.D.6:45pm 6:45 . McFarlin Chair in Psychology.D. Challenges Facing Women Veterans (Zaban Room) Moderator: Elana Newman. Ph. Yale University School of Medicine 10:15 – 10:30am 10:30 . Times News Service Steve Southwick. National Intrepid Center of Excellence Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health & TBI Kelly Kennedy. Reporter.6:15pm 6:15 . Ph... The Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma Matthew Friedman. Friday. Professor. Professor. Ph. Reporter.D.. Associated Press .D. National Center for PTSD James Kelly M..7:45pm 7:45 . University of Tulsa Helen Benedict. January 8 th Understanding the Issues 8:00am 8:45 – 10:15am Among Veterans (Chapel) Breakfast (Chapel Lobby) PLENARY . Executive Director. Columbia Graduate School of Journalism Kimberly Hefling.

Supervising Editor. Reporter. Innovations in Trauma Treatment (Chapel) Moderator: Thomas Bornemann.3:00pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS II – Trials of Homecoming: Family & Community Issues A. Sierra College . Arabic Linguist and Board Member. Emory School of Medicine 12:00 . M.1:45pm Break 1:45 .D. The Hartford Courant Tara McKelvey. National Public Radio Aaron Glantz. Mental Health Program. Ph..D. Challenges to Successful Reintegration (Chapel) Moderator: Matthew Kauffman. The Colorado Springs Gazette B. Public Affairs Officer. Counselor. Reporter. National Center for PTSD Barbara Rothbaum.. Journalist and Author. Deputy Director. Freelance Journalist and Author Ami Neiberger-Miller. Grace After Fire B.. Ed.Kayla Williams. Higher Education and Training: Challenges and Model Programs (Zaban Room) Moderator: Danyell Irby. Assistant Professor...12:30pm Break 12:30 . Director.D. Executive Director. Impact of War Project.D. New America Media Catherine Morris. The Carter Center Sonja Batten. Veteran.D. Veteran Services. Ph. Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors Dave Philipps. Ph. Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Matthew Friedman.1:30pm Working Lunch – Small Group Discussions · Family Violence (Facilitator: Dave Philipps) Chapel · Children (Facilitator: Elana Newman) Chapel · Suicide (Facilitator: Matthew Kauffman ) Chapel · Education and Training (Facilitator: Aaron Glantz) Rotunda · Survivor Families (Facilitator: Ami Neiberger-Miller) Zaban Room 1:30 .

D. Sierra College 3:00 . Photographer.11:30am PLENARY – Navigating the VA (Chapel Moderator: Thom Bornemann. The Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma Nina Berman. Salon. The Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma Mark Benjamin. Student and Chairman of Veteran Student Alliance.11:40pm 11:40 . Reporter. Correspondent. Menninger Department of Psychiatry. Carter Center Mark Benjamin. Freelance Investigative Reporter Danny Zwerdling. Reporter.Darrin Terrazas.9:45am Breakfast (Chapel Lobby) PLENARY – Images that Cut through Stereotypes (Chapel) Moderator: Bruce Shapiro. Salon. Senator. National Public Radio . Ed. Correspondent. “Afterwar: Veterans from a World in Conflict” Break 9:45 – 9:55am 9:55 . Executive Director..D.com Lisa Chedekel. American Battle Monuments Commission th Saturday.S. Investigative Reporting on Veterans (Chapel) Moderator: Bruce Shapiro. Mental Health Program. Veterans for Common Sense 11:30 . Executive Director. Photographer. Former U. Baylor College of Medicine Paul Sullivan.1:00pm Break CONCURRENT CRAFT WORKSHOPS A.3:15pm 3:15 – 4:45pm Break PLENARY: Speaking for Veterans. Executive Director. Director. “Purple Hearts: Back from Iraq” Lori Grinker. National Public Radio Max Cleland.. Past & Future (Chapel) Moderator: Daniel Zwerdling. M.com Thomas Horvath. Professor. January 9 Telling the story 8:00am 8:30 . Secretary.

“Monstering: Inside America's Policy on Secret Interrogations and Torture in the Terror War” Rick Rodriguez. The Denver Post Dave Philipps. Veterans for Common Sense 3:20 – 3:30pm Break 3:30 . Senior Program Associate. Executive Director. Public Radio Correspondent Tara McKelvey.4:45pm 4:45 . Reporter. Journalist and Author. Reporter. Home Fires Blog. for and about Veterans (Cyprus Room) Moderator: Rebecca Palpant. Carnegie Professor. The New York Times 2:00 -2:10pm Break 2:10 .4:15pm BREAKOUT STORY CLINICS: REPORTING IDEAS TO TAKE HOME Chapel Zaban Room Rotunda 4:15 . The Carter Center Michael Jernigan.5:00pm BREAKOUT GROUPS REPORT BACK (Chapel) CLOSING REFLECTIONS (Chapel) . Marine Ret. Cronkite School of Journalism. High Impact Veterans Stories for Local News Organizations (Zaban Room) Moderator: John McChesney.S. Public Radio Correspondent Matthew Kauffman.. U. The Colorado Springs Gazette 1:00 .B. Reporter. The Hartford Courant Miles Moffeit.1:15pm Lunch 1:15 .2:00pm Lunch Speaker: Media Blogs by.3:20pm Listening to Veterans: What Every Interviewer Should Know (Chapel) Moderator: Elana Newman. McFarlin Chair in Psychology. Arizona State University Paul Sullivan. University of Tulsa John McChesney.