Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you will be able to
1. Understand military culture, values, and beliefs.
2. Understand the history and practice of military social work with veterans,
members of the armed services, and their families.
3. Identify contexts where soldiers and veterans may seek social services, health
care, and mental health/addiction counseling.
4. Understand challenges and stressors in military families.
5. Identify policies, models, and interventions to assist veterans and their families.