SOC 395 or SW 395 Social Work with Military Veterans and Their Families
​Section Number 88 or 88
​Credits ​1
​Description

 

The importance of identifying military staus is important for any professional working in either a helath care or human services agency. This workshop will help determine important questions to ask individuals and families. The instructor will provide an overview of military culture and its impacto on soldiers, veterans and their families. Special topics that will be addressed include PTSD, Military Sexual Trauma, Traumatic Brain Injury, Substance Abuse, Unemployment, Homelessness and Criminal Justice issues. These problems often result form the impact of war and trauma on the health and psychosocial well being of soldiers, veterans and their families. Initiatives to address these problems at the Federal, State and Country levels will be presented. Evidence based practice to improve care for returning soldiers and veterans will be discussed.
​Prerequisites
​Course Website
​Textbook
​Instructor
​Location UW-Stevens Point
Times/​Dates

Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 5:00-6:00 pm.

Access the 5 modules on the course Social Work with Service Members, Veterans, and Their Families.

Read selected journal articles and chapters from Handbook on Military Social Work poseted on Desire to Learn (D2L).

Attend the Workshop Impact of the Military  Culture and War on Veterans and Their Families on Friday, April 11, 2014, 8:30 am 12:30 pm in the University Center.

Write a 5-7 page paper summarizing what you learned and discussing the implication for your career.  Submit via Dropbox in D2L.

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​Tuition

Wisconsin Resident Estimated Tuition (subject to change)

                     WI Undergraduate 
                         1 cr   $269.53

(includes $20 per credit distance education administration fee)