As you reflect on all you have learned about military culture in this course, you should have gained a clearer understanding of ways individuals in your profession interact with and support military personnel and their families. If you decide to follow a career path that involves working with military personnel, what might your job expectations be? What challenges and opportunities might you encounter in such a career? How might your career effect social change?
POST (1 to 2 pages)
- Post a summary of how your understanding of military culture expanded. Describe the career path or professional role you might choose in working with military personnel and their families.
- Explain how you can contribute to social change in that career path or role.
- Be sure to support your post with specific references to the resources. If you are using additional articles, be sure to provide full APA-formatted citations for your references.
Blaisure, K. R., Saathoff-Wells, T., Pereira, A., MacDermid Wadsworth, S., & Dombro, A. L. (2016). Serving military families (2nd ed.). New York: NY: Routledge.
Chapter 11, “Policies and Programs that Support Military Families” (pp. 259-285)
Chapter 12, “Civilian Organizations that Support Military Families” (pp. 287-306)
Chapter 14, “Serving Military Families” (pp. 335-348)
Lunasco, T. K., Goodwin, E. A., Ozanian, A. J., & Loflin, E. M. (2010). One Shot-One Kill: A culturally sensitive program for the warrior culture. Military Medicine, 175(7), 509–513.
McFaling, L., D’Angelo, M., Drain, M., Gibbs, D. A., & Rae Olmsted, K. L. (2011). Stigma as a barrier to substance abuse and mental health treatment. Military Psychology, 23(1), 1–5.