Working with Military Connected Families through a Culturally Competent Lens

Wednesday, April 26 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM [EST]

505 Hudson Street, 6th Floor, hartford, ct, 06106, United States

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Wednesday, April 26 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM [EST]

DCF Central Office - Academy Workforce Development, 505 Hudson Street, hartford, ct, 06106, United States.

 

This course will enhance participants’ understanding of the unique needs of working with military and veteran families. This course will inform participants how military culture colors the civilian lives of post-9/11 veterans, and how military culture impacts military connected families. Participants will gain an understanding of how adjustment to civilian life can present as sub-clinical and clinical symptoms and the impact this has on the military couples, children and the family system.  It examine the impact of deployments, impacts on children, domestic violence, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Acquired Brain Injury / Traumatic Brain Injury. The course will include case examples and provide the opportunity to process risk assessment scenarios specific to military connected families in small groups, and as a collective group, through role play. In addition it will provide information on accessing veterans’ services and benefits in Connecticut. 

 

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Connecticut DCF

Organizer: Pamela Williams 860-560-5025 Email: Pamela.Williams@ct.gov

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