Basic Training: Working with Military Service Members – HPP 20
In this episode, Timothy Wienecke is going to give an insider’s perspective about the real issues that military service members face and the resources they need in order to live healthy and productive lives outside of service.
Timothy will open a dialogue about fears clinicians have about working with the military culture, sexual assault in the military and how to handle it with a client, how the military’s health care system differs the from civilian establishment, how the military enables a sense of purpose in its members and the loss the members often feel leaving the uniform, how common or uncommon is wartime trauma in this population, and why are veterans often better served by non-military specialist.
A therapist’s personal story as an airmen [1:00]
Short-term vs. long-term therapy solutions in the military [16:45]
Issues faced by national guard members [21:00]
How addiction is dealt with in the military [25:00]
What to avoid as a therapist with military personnel [36:00]