Military Cultural Competence
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Cultural Competency for Serving the Military and Veterans. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides the following resources that are designed to assist primary health care and behavioral health providers who care for current and former service members and their families: (link)
Military Cultural Competence Trainings for Clinicians. A collection of online military culture competence trainings being offered throughout the nation. Course subjects include: General Military Culture, General Mental Health, Primary care & Health Issues, Employment, Greif & Loss, Military Children & Families, Domestic Violence, Women Returning from Combat, TBI, Substance Abuse and PTSD. (Link)
Military Cultural Competence Online Course. Developed by the Uniform Service University Center for Developmental Psychology. This interactive online training course provides an overview of military culture to include organizational structure, rank, branches of service, core values, and demographics as well as similarities and differences between the Active and Reserve components. It is intended to assist civilian mental health providers in better understanding, communicating and effectively interacting with service members and their families. (Link)
Military Culture: Core Competencies for Healthcare. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD) have jointly sponsored a plan to develop and implement an online Military Culture Training Curriculum for health care professionals. The curriculum for this training will encourage military cultural competency in health care professionals through the provision of interactive online training in the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes. There are four modules of the Military Culture: Core Competencies for Healthcare Professionals and each module has an estimated time for completion of two hours. (Link)
Culturally Competent Behaviors Checklist for Military Culture - Developed by the US Department of Defense and the US Department of Veterans Affairs, this checklist heightens the awareness and sensitivity of healthcare professionals to the importance of military cultural competence in health and human service settings. It provides concrete examples of the kinds of beliefs, attitudes, values, and practices that foster military cultural competence at the individual or practitioner level. (Link)