Module 1: Understanding Military Culture and Substance Use through a Cultural Humility Framework
Understanding Military Culture and Substance Use through a Cultural Humility Framework | Module 1
Wes Sanders, PhD & Armand Hunter
This program is intended for clinical and non-clinical personnel in health service agencies that serve individuals in need of substance use disorder treatments. The audience will include the following professions: Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Nursing (Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses), Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors, Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Peer support specialists, administrative personnel.
At the end of this program, participants will be able to:
- Describe the differences between Cultural Humility and Cultural Competence.
- Explain the branches of the military, the military hierarchical structure, and the differences between active duty and reserve/guard components.
- Discuss substance use in the military community, the history of the military’s management of substance use, and inequities in treatment.