Help Heal PTSD Forum

We are going to start off with a few short sessions that will be designed to help educate the Veterans, students, staff and community on PTSD awareness and the places that offer help.

In a few short hours, you’ll walk away with information and valuable resources that will help connect you to people with great organizations that are out there to help our Veterans and others who have experienced traumatic situations.

You’ll also learn about a few ways that you can do your own small part to join the mission! This is a great way to heal our country and show America’s ability to unite for the greater good of us all!

Our speakers will include

Dr. Paula Schnurr

Dr. Paula Schnurr

Dr. Paula Schnurr is the Executive Director of the National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and had previously served as Deputy Executive Director of the Center since 1989. She is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Editor of the Clinician’s Trauma Update-Online.

She received her PhD in Experimental Psychology at Dartmouth College in 1984 and then completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Dr. Schnurr is Past-President of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and of the Association for Psychological Science. She previously served as Editor of the Journal of Traumatic Stress.

She has investigated risk and resilience factors associated with the long-term physical and mental health outcomes of exposure to traumatic events. She is an expert on psychotherapy research and has conducted a number of clinical trials of PTSD treatment, including multi-site trials of Prolonged Exposure for female veterans and active duty personnel with PTSD and of group psychotherapy for PTSD in Vietnam veterans. Her most current grants are a comparative effectiveness trial of Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy & a validation of the Primary-Care PTSD Screen for DSM-5.

Col. Christina Moore

Col. Christina Moore

Colonel Cristina M. Moore was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico.

Colonel Moore received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Russian and a minor in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1995 and her MBA from Grantham University in 2008.   Her military schools include The Engineer Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, Command and General Staff College, and the US Army War College.

During Colonel Moore’s 24 years as an Engineer Officer she has served in several leadership and staff positions, including Battalion S-3, Battalion Commander, Deputy Brigade Commander, and Brigade Commander.  Colonel Moore served on active duty from 1995 to 2000 in the 2nd Engineer Battalion in Korea, and the Military District of Washington Engineers in Fort Belvoir, VA. In 2000, she joined the North Carolina National Guard and deployed with the 30th Engineer Brigade in 2004 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Among Colonel Moore’s awards and decorations are the Meritorious Service Medal (4OLC), Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Ribbon, National Guard State Active Duty Ribbon, and Volunteer Service Ribbon.

Colonel Moore is the CEO and owner of Bronze Star Homes and employed as a Project Director at Duke Energy in charge of the Digital Transformation Team for Customer Delivery (Lighthouse).  She served as a founding board member of Purple Heart Homes, and board member of Patriot Charities. She has served as the leader of the Presbyterian Women’s Council and Deacon at Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church. She and her husband Major (retired) Robert Moore currently reside in Concord, North Carolina.  They have a son, Tripp Moore (27), Katie Moore (24), and daughters Hope and Helena Moore (9)

Chuck Denny

Chuck Denny

Chuck Denny is a Charlotte, NC native. He is the youngest son of
Garland & Margaret Denny who lived in Charlotte since the late 1950’s.
He is married to a beautiful wife of over 19 years, Vanessa. They have
one son named Carson who plays high school baseball in the Union
County School system. The Denny’s love to rescue animals; currently
they have two dogs, two cats, a fish and would love to own sweater
wearing billy goats or alpaca’s one of these days.

Chuck is the Broker/Owner of Devine Realty. Devine was opened in 2001
and is a full service real estate firm that consults with both buyers
& sellers in the Carolina’s.

Over the last decade, Chuck has volunteered much of his personal time
to advocating for Veterans on a national level. After being inspired
by his father’s tireless dedication to helping our Veterans; Chuck
founded The American Veteran Foundation and declared the mission to
Help Heal PTSD!

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Master of Ceremonies

Master of Ceremonies

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Special Guest

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Help Heal PTSD Forum - Dec. 2, 2019 3pm - 5pm