Apr 21, 2024  
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG] See drop-down menu above to access other catalogs.

CNGC 587 - Counseling the Military Family

(1.5 or 3 credits)
This course prepares students to understand the stressors that being in the military, as a reservist, National Guard, or as regular military person, places on the family. Information regarding agencies and community services for military families will be presented for example the Veterans Administration programs, the Military Child Education Coalition and the American Red Cross programs, which supports the children and family of the National Guard and Reservist. Information regarding means to receive books, community resources and CD’s to aid in counseling of the families is included. Techniques to counsel the family members, including the service member through these trying times and tailoring these techniques to your unique setting will be explored. The military culture as framework for understanding the family will be presented. Offered spring semester.