Course Description

Recognizing the unique needs of women in the military. This course addresses issues facing military women including sexism, misogyny and the evolving role of women in combat. Family and intimate relationships with a special focus on military sexual trauma are addressed in this course as well. This course qualifies as an elective toward a certificate in Military Counseling

Certificate in Military Counseling:

To qualify for a certificate in military counseling, students must complete

8 three credit courses (totaling 24 CE hours)

Including 3 required courses and 5 electives from the list below.

Required Courses:

o Military Counseling I: Introduction to Clinical and Ethical Practice

o Military Counseling II: Military Culture 101 – Implications for Clinical Treatment

o Military Counseling III: The Invisible Wounds of War


o Military Counseling IV: The Family Fortress

o Military Counseling V: Clinical Work with Military Children and Adolescents

o Military Counseling VI: Working with Military Couples and Partners

o Military Counseling VII: Women Warriors

o Military Counseling VIII: Military Healthcare and Community Response

o Self-care and Vicarious Trauma: Taking Care of Yourself While Taking Care of Others

o Cognitive Processing Therapy

o Trauma and Neurobiology I

o Trauma and Neurobiology II

New courses are added weekly including electives that qualify toward a certificate. Please contact Temple University Continuing Education Team at sswce@temple.edu for further information.


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