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It seems as though it is not being recognized that military members coming back from war are suffering from PTSD. As health care providers, it should be mandatory to screen for PTSD in soldiers coming back from war to prevent it from going unrecognized. Then, it is the nurses’ responsibility to know how to care for these suffering military vet... ... middle of paper ... ...ealth care team (Baxter, 2004). An article by Marycarol Rossignal recognizes PTSD in military veterans. The article gives statistics, the three main symptoms of PTSD in depth, screening, treatment, and lifelong management.
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(2010, p. 84), “Many generalist social work skills regarding counseling, family systems, community resources, and psychosocial assessments are relevant to working with patients and families with terminal illness”, thereby placing social workers in the distinctive position of being able to support and assist clients with end of life decisions and care planning needs. In fact, they further noted that at some point, “most social work practitioners will encounter adults, children, and families who are facing progressive life limiting illness, dying, death, or bereavement” (p. 79). Caring for an individual who is facing a life threatening illness is often completed by a multidimensional team, including doctors, nurses, therapists, and caregivers, as well as family members. Social workers are an integral part of this team, since they are usually the healthcare workers that are involved in the evaluation and assessment of patients and their family members’ needs and concerns at the end ... ... middle of paper ... ...icine, 24(1), 79–87. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
The Chief Executive Officer of the hospital hired Chris; a recent University of Phoenix graduate to assist him with providing an overview of the situations that are occurring at the hospital. He has also asked Chris to make suggestions on what can be done about the problems and his recommendations on how management should address the problems. The CEO will use the information that Chris provides to develop a speech that will be made to the hospital administration and the public. The issues that the Faith Community Hospital is facing include: Misinterpretation of the mission statement. Medical staff making decisions regarding patients that are against the wishes of the patient and their families.
Social Work and the Military Social workers in all branches of the military are helping families and military personnel prepare for, and cope with, the hardships of war. They do so through a range of preventive and clinical services provided by the Veteran Administration with many different types of programs, including family-support and mental-health counseling. The mission statement of the VA Social Workers is to eliminate significant barriers to clients in need and offer interventions for veterans and families. It is accomplished by developing and maintaining integrated, in-depth programs in patient care, research, and education. When men and women are off to war, or serving the United States Military somewhere out in the world, social workers in the Department of Veteran Affairs are trained and educated to help our soldiers and their families stay physically, mentally, and emotionally healthy throughout each day.
Through my experience with research, I have been involved in data entry and collection, interpretation of data using SPSS, as well as scoring of the MMPI-2. To gain applied experience in the field of clinical psychology, I decided to obtain an internship. To accomplish this, I approached the program facilitator of the mental health unit at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, Iowa. I spent the summer of 1996 carrying out this voluntary internship under the supervision of Dennis Feltz, LMHC, while gaining hands-on experience working with both the adolescent and the adult populations.
Retrieved from http://www.ncua.gov/NewsPublications/News/speeches/2003/Matz03-1209.pdf Norvilitis, J. (2002). Credit card debt on college campuses: Causes, consequences, and solutions. College Student Journal, 36 (3), 356. Palmer, T., Pinto, M., & Parente, D. (2001).
The hospital where the author and Mr. Slovac were employed utilized both military and civilian personnel like many U.S. military installations do. Mr. Slovac is the reason that the author became interested in the health care management field of study. Mr. Slovac had many skills and competencies that make him a good example of a successful leader. This example was chosen because the author witnessed Mr. Slovac inspiring others, listening to concerns and communicating with military and civilian personnel alike. Examples of the Leader's Abilities The 10 core competencies of leadership as identified by Baptist Leadership Institute are goal achiever, people developer, communicator, team-oriented, innovator, service commitment, organized aro... ... middle of paper ... ...uthor would not have known how a leader should act if it was not for his influence.
Military family stress can occur at any phase of the deployment cycle. Pincus & Nam (1999) identified the phases of deployment while studying troops and their families during the peace keeping mission in Bosnia. Pincus & Nam (1999) referred to “deployment phases” to provide a common framework or reference when describing the psychological aspects of deployment experienced by military families. The model was later modified by Pincus, House, Christenson & Adler (2001). The authors, all military psychiatrists, have identified phases or stages of the cycle.