Winter Storm Watch in effect from Wednesday, 6:00 AM CST until Thursday, 6:00 AM CST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

mcc2 300HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/30/13) - Madisonville Community College's Cultural Diversity Committee will be hosting PTSD informational sessions on November 6 and November 7 from 12:20 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. each day in the Multipurpose Room (1st floor/John H. Gray Building - North Campus). Titled "Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the Classroom" and presented by Jeff Clark, the presentation will familiarize the audience with the process of PTSD and some crucial avenues for helping veterans succeed in the classroom. There will be an overview of the history, definition, and symptoms of PTSD along with a brief look into the world only a trauma survivor or combat veteran can see. Ways that learning can be facilitated for the combat veteran will also be addressed.

Presenter Jeff Clark has been a registered nurse for 19 years with experience in specialty areas such as emergency room nursing and critical care transport. He received both his Associate and Bachelor degrees from Eastern Kentucky University. He is retired from the United States Military where he instituted new programs such as Combat Medic and Air Evac. Clark has presented on the state and national level for Veterans Advocacy and Wounded Warrior with emphasis on veterans returning to the classroom with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Currently, he is an Associate Professor of Practical Nursing at Somerset Community College.

Sessions are open to the community. For additional information, please call 270-824-8581.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Joyce Riggs

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 18,203.37
-85.26 (-0.47%)    
2 S&P 2,107.78
-9.61 (-0.45%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,979.90
-28.20 (-0.56%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

March 02, 2015 8429

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
February 25, 2015 7858

Multi-Agency Investigation Nets Large-Scale Meth…

in Top News For All Sites by Trooper Stu Recke
February 24, 2015 7645

Two Charged in Central City Meth Bust

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Trooper Stu Recke
February 22, 2015 7509

Easter Cuties Pageant in Memory of Shanice Bean

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
February 25, 2015 6224

New Asian Restaurant Coming to Madisonville

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
February 23, 2015 5475

Fire Departments Respond to Wester's Body Shop

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Shawn Freels

Most Read This Month

February 12, 2015

UPDATE: Name of Pennyrile Fatality Officially…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
February 09, 2015

Police Pursue Man after Fight at Taco Bell

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 02, 2015 8429

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 02, 2015 3181

HCSO, MPD Join to Bust Alleged Drug Trafficking…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
March 03, 2015 2490

Three Arrested during Traffic Stop

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 02, 2015 2282

Officers Respond to Complaint of Drug Use; Arrest…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 02, 2015 1855

Job Fair Tomorrow in Madisonville

in Hopkins News by Kentucky Career Center
March 02, 2015 1694

UPDATE: Escapee Apprehended

in Top News For All Sites by Stu Recke
March 02, 2015 1595

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 2, 2015

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
March 02, 2015 1356

Locals Flock to Yoga for Unique Wellness Technique

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 02, 2015 1342

Dawson Springs Man Charged Multiple Offenses Plus…

in Hopkins News by Melissa Heflin
March 02, 2015 1255

Greenville Police Department Reports Released;…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Wes Miller