SOWK 641 - Military Family Systems

  • 3 credits
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This course will explore how a social worker can most effectively engage within the military family systems including family, couples and children. Strategies to effectively assess and intervene with military and veteran couples, children and families will be examined. Examination of integration and reintegration; grief, loss, and bereavement, family-centered programs, support of guard/reserve families, deployment, support of veteran caregivers, and effective interventions will be addressed through a social work systems frame.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Counseling Military Families: What Mental Health Professionals Need to Know, 2nd Ed. (2016)
    Hall, Lynn K.
    ISBN: 978-0415704526
  • Deployment: Strategies for Working with Kids in Miltary Families (2009)
    Petty, Karen
    ISBN: 978-1933653747


Anthony Fox Sanders

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