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SUNY Maritime College

6 Pennyfield Avenue

Bronx, NY 10465

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The SUNY New Paltz Office of Veteran & Military Services (OVMS), the Institute for Disaster Mental Health at SUNY New Paltz (IDMH), and the Student Veterans of America (SVA) are pleased to announce our health and wellness initiative: Building Military Cultural Competence: A Training Program for Higher Education Health and Wellness Personnel. This training serves to promote military cultural competence in higher education for campus professionals working with military-affiliated students.

This training is intended for:

Professionals working in campus medical/health, counseling, career, or disability services
Other professionals interested in learning more about working with military-affiliated students


Learning Objectives

Understand military culture, how it differs from the culture of higher education, and the impact of these two different cultures on military students
Understand military students’ perceptions of their strengths and weaknesses and their needs on campus
Understand military students’ help-seeking attitudes behaviors and decision-making processes, including barriers and access points
Understand how to use this information to build engagement and outreach strategies with military students

Thanks to generous support from the New York State Health Foundation, there is no cost to participants for registration. Lunch and refreshments will be provided at no additional costs.

Check in will begin at 9:30. Parking and additional travel information will be e-mailed to registrants.

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Building Military Cultural Competence

Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019

Start Time 10:00 AM – End Time 4:00 PM

Location: SUNY Maritime

Rebecca Rodriguez & Jason F. Gilliland

9:30 – 10:00 AM

Pre-Registration

Coffee

10:00 – 10:15 AM

Introduction

10:15 – 11:00 AM

Learning Objective #1

Understanding Military Culture

11:00 – 11:10 AM

Break

11:10 – 12:00 PM

Learning Objective #1

Understanding Military Culture

12:00 – 12:30 PM

Lunch

12:30 – 1:05 PM

Learning Objective #2

Military-Affiliated Students’ Perceptions of their Strengths and Challenges

1:05– 1:50 PM

Learning Objective #3

Barriers to Help-Seeking

1:50 – 2:00 PM

Break

2:00 – 2:45 PM

Learning Objective #4

Engagement and Outreach

2:45 – 3:00 PM

Break

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Student Panel


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