Many returning military members and veterans face cultural, psychological, spiritual, and ethical challenges adjusting back from deployments or to civilian life. Students are expected to assess and articulate problems faced by service personnel and veterans, obstacles and barriors to receiving care, and a description and evaluation of current care systems.
Students must be able to know and understand the health care and assessmet systems before they can refer them to the proper health providers.
Understanding the physical and emotional support systems for the military greatly aids in relating and helping military and veteran families.
Proper planning, preparation, and execution is a biblical theme--to "sit down and count the costs" (Luke 14:28). Plans fail for lack of counsel (Prov. 15:22). It’s a biblical theme to know your context and plan accordingly.
Understanding healthcare systems will help people who are interested in reaching out to the military community.
Understanding healthcare dynamics are central to the life and health of military members and their family. Understanding these systems will help in ministering in the military context
Military members are a reflection of society as a whole. Psychological and physical health in these systems is provided for many of the cultures found in the general society.
Understanding the physical and emptional support systems for the military greatly aids in relating and helping military and veteran families.
Understanding the physical and emptional support systems for the military greatly aids in relating and helping military and veteran families. Students will have hands-on activiity in talking to veterans and their support systems.