When you think of a military leader, what comes to mind? There are several stereotypes and myths regarding military leaders that are common among those who don’t have a connection to military personnel and culture. This course identifies four of the most popular myths about military leaders and how they don’t align with the reality of working alongside Veterans and Service members. Tom Criger, Veteran and COO of PsychArmor, also covers how the training, that military personnel have received, has endowed them with a set of skills and responsibilities that make them an asset in the workplace.
A career skills program is a vocational and technical training program used for transitioning Veterans to a civilian workforce. Military experience already equips Veterans with a broad range of talents including organizational skills and a team-oriented mindset. This course will help you understand the major benefits of creating a career skills program to leverage Veterans’ experience, know the labor requirements for unpaid internships, and recognize the best practices and guidelines for creating such a program. This course demonstrates why career skills programs are a great way to create a pipeline of skilled, ready to work talent for your hiring needs.
The Interstate Compact was designed to address obstacles military children encounter with relocation and smooth the path of transition as they move to new schools and states. Identifying who qualifies for the Interstate Compact, understanding the five key policy areas the Interstate Compact addresses, and discussing the schools and grades to which the Interstate Compact applies are the main learning objectives of this course. This course also provides information on where to find assistance for military children.
Military children are resilient, but they also face several unique challenges like frequent relocation, family separation, and uncertainty. This course will help volunteers understand several typical presentations of anxiety and fatigue in military children, and describes the two factors children need to thrive emotionally, socially, and intellectually. Join Lola, the newest volunteer at Sunshine Daycare, as she learns how to better support Jett, a military child, by asking questions, establishing a relationship, and building trust.