Discussion: Values and Perspectives
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 1, “An Introduction to Military Culture and Military Families”
o (Review pp. 7-9)
· Chapter 2, “An Overview of Military Personnel and Their Families”
o (Review pp.29-33)
National Association of Social Workers (2017). Code of Ethics. Retrieved from: https://www.socialworkers.org/About/Ethics/Code-of-Ethics/Code-of-Ethics-English
Laureate Education (Producer). (2013). Military culture and values [Video file]. Retrieved from https://class.waldenu.edu ADDED to Upload
Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 4 minutes.
Desmond Flanigan provides a brief overview of his experiences serving 27 years in the U.S. Army. He then describes how military training can help develop particular values and impart a particular culture to both military personnel and their families.
Post one important fact each about two different military branches—explaining why this information is important for helping professionals to know
Then, explain what challenges a helping professional whose views conflict with those espoused by the military might face when interacting with the service member in the scenario you selected.
Finally, explain one strategy you, as a helping professional, might use to address these challenges.
Be sure to support your post with specific references to the resources in Required Reading ABOVE. If you are using additional articles, be sure to provide full APA-formatted citations for your references and credited sources besides your reading above.