The Virginia Veteran and Family Support Program (VVFS) is operated by the Virginia Department of Veteran Services and provides outreach, connection and support to veterans and their families. This presentation addresses the challenges of military service, transition, deployments, post traumatic stress or other behavioral health concerns as well as traumatic brain injuries and physical injuries.
Daniel (Dan) Judd
with VA Dept. of Veterans Services, Virginia and Family Support
Daniel (Dan) Judd brings extensive personal and professional experience in programs and services for service members, veterans and families. Dan currently serves as the West Region Assistant Regional Manager of the Virginia Veteran and Family Support (VVFS) Program at the Virginia Department of Veterans Services (VDVS). The Virginia Veteran & Family Support Program (VVFS) provides resource referrals, care coordination, and supportive services to Virginia’s Veterans, National Guard, Armed Forces Reserves, family members and caregivers. The program’s supportive peer and family services are focused on helping individuals identify, address and successfully resolve presenting needs and challenges with special emphasis on challenges resulting from stress related conditions or traumatic brain injuries connected to military service. Dan also participates on regional, statewide and national suicide prevention efforts for SMVF in partnership with the Veterans Health Administration including the statewide Governor’s Suicide Prevention Challenge team, Crisis Intercept Mapping Workgroup, and is a member of the VDVS Critical Incident stress Management Debrief Team. Daniel serves as the Coordinator for the Southwest Virginia Together with Veterans (SWVA TWV) suicide prevention and awareness program. Daniel resides in Southwest Virginia and is retired military and law enforcement.