Assessing Family Support Needs When A Service Member is Physically Injured
Parental injury during combat alters the lives of military families. Here are the necessary questions health care professionals should ask to assess the military family's needs.
These algorithms are intended to assist you as you meet with families in your practice. Asking about and validating parents’ feelings, and helping them tune in to and understand what their child might be thinking, feeling, and needing, are invaluable.
When a Service member returns home injured, the entire family is affected. It is important that each family member gets the support he or she needs so that the family, as a whole, can stay strong and…