(Online Course) Military Cultural Competence


Description: This interactive online training course provides an overview of military culture to include organizational structure, rank, branches of service, core values, and demographics as well as similarities and differences between the Active and Reserve components. It is intended to assist civilian mental health providers in better understanding, communicating and effectively interacting with Service members and their families.

Duration: 75 minutes
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Taking this course for CE Credits
has a small associated fee.

Learning Objectives:

1. To explain the military rank structure and organization and distinguish the primary mission and core values of each branch of service.
2. To describe differences and similarities between Active and Reserve components./span>
3. To discuss demographic characteristics of Service members.
4. To recognize general and deployment-related military terms.


This course provides 1.25 Continuing Education credit hours