Veterans Treatment Court: A Diversionary Program in Spartanburg

Mental Health America of Spartanburg County and the 2022 Educational Series host for July… “Veterans Treatment Court: A Diversionary Program in Spartanburg” presented by James Mulak, MSW, Director of Warrior Advocacy at Upstate Warrior Solutions.

Overall Purpose

To educate on the process and qualifications for entry into the Veterans Treatment Court Program. 

Learning Outcomes
  1. What qualifies a veteran to enter into the VTC Program
  2. How to become a mentor in the program
Speaker Biography

James Mulak is originally from Buffalo, NY. He served in the US Marine Corps from 07/2001 to 04/2009. James deployed to Iraq in 2003 and 2004-2005. Upon returning from deployment, James transitioned to MCRD Parris Island, SC, and was an instructor in the Weapons and Field Training Battalion. James was medically retired in April 2009. He originally began his career with UWS as an Intern for his Human Services degree from Greenville Tech and became a Mission Continues fellow while he was pursuing a bachelor’s degree from Limestone College. He excelled in his fellowship position and demonstrated an aptitude for case management, ultimately earning full-time status as the Greenville case-coordinator. James graduated from Limestone in December of 2017 with a bachelor’s in social work and was recently promoted to the Director of Warrior Advocacy in May 2019. James graduated with his master’s in social work from Boise State University in May of 2021.

Webinar Recording

Learn More

Our speaker recommended that people visit the Upstate Warrior Solution website to learn about support services offered and ways to get involved.