Promoting Military Cultural Awareness (1 Credit Hour)

Program Summary:  This course explores the unique cultures of the military and how civilian communities can better support the needs of military service members and veterans.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

Author:  Christi Duette Luby

Publisher:  Advances in Social Work

Find the article at:  http://journals.iupui.edu/index.php/advancesinsocialwork/article/view/1873/1955

Program Objectives:  To enhance professional practice, values, skills and knowledge by identifying key issues related to military cultural awareness.

Learning Objectives:  Identify 4 methods to increase military competence.  Describe common stressors affecting military families.  Identify resources available to providers to help meet the needs of service members and their families.

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1: Since 2001, almost ___________ military personnel have deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom (IOM, 2010).
 
 
 
 
2: The number of servicemembers, veterans, and their families seeking behavioral health and social support resources in civilian communities has
 
 
3: The course reading discusses an on-line survey given to civilian-based resource providers to assess their services available to military personnel, veterans, and their families.  According to the assessment, what percentage of respondents stated they would like to receive more knowledge on military culture, organizational structure, and terminology?  (Luby, 2010).
 
 
 
 
4: Using self-awareness and honesty to evaluate your position on military issues is an example of
 
 
 
 
5: Many cultural minorities express greater comfort in receiving treatment from healthcare professionals who are of __________ (Chassman and Cave, 2011).
 
 
6: Providers can demonstrate increased cultural competency by understanding
 
 
 
 
7: It is beneficial for civilian staff to be qualified to assess ____________  in military members and their families (Cozza, 2011; Franklin, 2009; USMI, 2005).
 
 
 
 
 
 
8: Civilian providers help make decisions before and after combat about fitness for duty and mental health status.
 
 
9: Guidance on filing claims is available for both civilian and military providers through the DoD healthcare benefits program, ______________.
 
 
 
 
10: Using Table 1 on page 72, which of the following is not given as one of the top three concerns for deployed service members?
 
 
 
 
11: Providers helping families of deployed servicemembers may want to learn more about  FRG's or ______________.
 
 
 
 
12: The military's Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) provides ____________.
 
 
 
 
13: Without proper training, those trying to help veterans may be injured psychologically due to ____________ (Bride and Figley, 2009).
 
 
 

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Free State Social Work, LLC, provider #1235, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Free State Social Work, LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 9/6/2021 - 9/6/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit.

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