Military social work- assignment: family suicide risk intervention
Supporting a loved one in the military is truly a duty of its own. It is even more so if the military personnel suffers from trauma related to their military experiences. As a helping professional taking this course, it is likely you have studied suicide, motivations for suicide, ideations, assessments, and interventions.Think about what the family of an active duty military personnel or a veteran might face if their loved one becomes suicidal. How does the family react? What recourse does a family have? Could it be different for active duty personnel versus a veteran? For this Assignment, review this week’s resources.
The Assignment (1 page):
- Craft a support plan for a military family.
- Include strategies or steps for military families for intervening with the loved one who may be suicidal.
- Consider this plan if the individual is active military and how a military command might play a role and if the individual is a retired veteran. How might a command impede or encourage an active duty member to get treatment?
- Support your strategies with two scholarly articles. Provide full APA-formatted citations for your references.