Sep 30, 2022  
The University of North Carolina Pembroke 2014-2015 Catalog 
    
The University of North Carolina Pembroke 2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SWK 6500. Military Social Work (3 credits)


This course introduces the student to the complexities involved in military culture, combat and postwar experience. It analyzes the field of military social work practice placing particular emphasis on the diversity of military/veteran families, their resiliencies, and challenges in modern societies. The course has an empowerment, family-centered focus and aims to advance a non-judgmental, culturally- sensitive, ethical understanding and treatment of military personnel/veterans and their families. The importance of creativity and innovation in designing and evaluating theory-grounded, practiceinformed micro-, mezzo-, and macro-level interventions, adherence to professional ethics, and adoption of best-evidence modalities in the field are also highly accentuated.



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