Saturday, April 9
2-2:50 Room 5006
David J. Rogers is a Certified Peer Specialist, Wellness Recovery Action Plan Facilitator, Pathways to Recovery and a Certified Recovery Support Specialist. In the last 6 years, Rogers has been an advocate, representative, and contributor to the veterans community. In those capacities I have worked on collaborative efforts that have resulted in the employment of over 400 veterans at Great Lakes Naval Base, advocated for the formation of a veteran-specific section of the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago, accumulated over 9120 hours of volunteer time at the JBVAMC providing direct services to homeless and returning veterans and their families, worked/still working with city, county, state, private and faith-based agencies to create and implement programs for homeless returning men, women, and senior veterans.