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Shawn speaking at the 2021 Smithville American Legion Memorial Day event

Shawn Moore, LMSW, COH Executive Director and Founder, advocates in the community by speaking about the difficult topic’s caregivers face every day. She has provided her expertise to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) by presenting to the Governor and Mayor's Challenge to prevent suicide in the SMVF populations policy academies, at many Veteran's Affairs Hospital to both providers and family caregivers, the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving, many community mental health organizations and other non-profits. She has addressed the Kansas City, Missouri’s City Council multiple times advocating for veteran family caregivers. Shawn's passion for supporting caregivers can be heard in her voice. Using her own personal experiences and her Master in Social Work degree, she tells a story that would touch anyone’s heart and backs it with evidence based research. Invite Shawn to speak to your group about how to support the family members of your community’s veterans and first responders.


Get to Know Caregivers on the Homefront - 2021

2021 Smithville American Legion Memorial Day Event

Hidden Heroes Summit (42:43) w/ Kansas City, MO Council Woman Heather Hall - October 2020

Elizabeth Dole Foundation Annual Convening - October 2020

August 2019 - Suicide Prevention Month Proclamation, Kansas City, MO

Shawn Moore Speaking at the 2018 Kansas City VA Mental Health Summit

“You cannot ignore the family in your treatment of the veteran.”

“See us too! When you see a veteran hurting please see the family members that are behind them.”

-Shawn Moore-

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  • Lindia Jackson
    Lindia Jackson

    Lindia Jackson

  • Coalition to Support America's Heroes
    Coalition to Support America's Heroes
  • David Woods Kemper Veterans Foundation

    David Woods Kemper Veterans Foundation