How Social Workers Help Military Families


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The beginning:
How Social Workers Help Military Families
Role of a social worker
Create an environment of cohesiveness between families, the military and the soldier
Social workers are found in all branches of the Armed Forces.
The social workers role does not end when the soldier returns home.
Reconnecting with society and their families is a difficult task for returning soldiers.
The Armed Forces employs thousands of social workers.
They gather resources
Implement programs
Help soldiers return to a healthy civilian life
Create and manage preventive programs support groups, treatment through clinical services, marriage and family counseling.
Social workers provide counseling for isolation.
Trained to believe that isolation kills military...
The end:
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