mlfcn560 | Graduate
Military Family Counseling: Military History And Culture
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Historical Perspectives of Military Life
- Compare the effects of compulsory military service to volunteer military service on military families.
- Evaluate how Vietnam affected the United States’ response to war, military service members, and the need for mental health care.
- Differentiate between the demographics of compulsory military service members and volunteer military service members.
- Analyze the effect lengthy wars have on mental health service needs.
- All objectives apply.
Evolution of the Military Culture Toward Supporting Mental Health Services
- Analyze current interventions available to military families and service members.
- Identify the unique legal and ethical aspects of counseling military families and service members.
- Determine how rank and pay grade affect the mental health of military families and service members.
- Evaluate the evolution of mental health services for military families and service members.
- Analyze different types of stigma related to mental health services.
Introduction to Military Culture
- Identify rank and pay grades of military service members.
- Determine the unique cultural factors of each military branch of service.
- Identify nomenclature specific to the military.
- Identify cultural characteristics that define military life for families.
The Effects of Deployment and War on Military Service Members
- Analyze the emotional and physical effects deployment can have on a military service member.
- Analyze the effects of a physically and psychologically changed military service member on the service member’s family.
- Analyze how separation from the family support system during deployment affects military service members.
Effects of Military Life on the Military Family
- Identify feelings families may have concerning the loss or injury of the military service member.
- Determine the challenging adjustments military families make as a result of military life.
- Identify public- and private-sector resources available to military families.
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