Military Issues

Friday, March 17
11:00am - 11:30am
NECA Featured Session
Program ID #606, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 6
The Advanced Career Skills Training in the U.S. Army and Civilian Life
30-Minute Poster Session
Grey H. Edwards
The U.S. Army's Career Skills Programs (CSPs) offer employment skills training opportunities to Soldiers preparing to transition (within 180 days of ETS) from military to civilian employment. Career Skills Programs (CSPs) are vocational and technical training programs that focus on the practical application of learned skills, and can lead to employment in a specific career or technical trade. 5 Types of CSPs are Credentialing, Apprenticeship, Internships, On-the-Job Training (OJT) and Job Shadowing.

Friday, March 17
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Program ID #651, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 9
Professional Competencies for Working with Veterans and Military Families
30-Minute Poster Session
Monica Leppma
Training in cultural competence is integral to counselor education, yet no empirically supported competencies exist for working with military populations. This poster session introduces a Delphi study that used a panel of subject-matter experts to identify competencies specific to working with veterans and their families. The goal of this session is to increase competence for counselors working with veterans and their families. Implications for counseling and counselor education will be discussed.

Sunday, March 19
11:00am - 11:30am
MGCA Featured Session
Program ID #832, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 4
Addressing the Union of Counselor Education and Military Families: Creating Best Practices
30-Minute Poster Session
Katherine M. Wix
This poster session will discuss research findings, which identified what counselor educators can do to create best practices for the inclusion of military culture in counselor training and preparation programs. Additionally, key experiences and concepts to incorporate in the learning process will be discussed. Finally, the session will address identified barriers (and solutions to barriers) that educators have experienced when trying to be inclusive of military populations.


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