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The Military Human: Understanding Military Culture and Transition webinar 10 September 2024

Military Human transition



Part of The Military Human CPD Series created by York St John University, the study day acknowledges that the combat experience of veterans may be very difficult to comprehend for some, so adopts a unique person centred ‘military human’ experience approach to understanding military culture, ethos, values, sense of belonging and transition to civilian life. By applying recognised frameworks, theories and research such as Maslow’s (1943) Hierarchy of Needs, Erikson’s (1950) Theory of Psychosocial Development, Adler’s (1975) The Transitional Experience & Cooper et al (2016) Transition from Military to Civilian Life and following a timeline approach that follows a new recruit through their military career, it is possible to successfully explore the military to civilian life journey.


Detailed Description

This webinar will take place on the 10 September 2024. This course will be facilitated through Microsoft Teams and will take place between 09:45 – 12:00  and 12:45 – 15:00 on the above date.

Course Outline

Part of The Military Human CPD Series created by York St John University. 

A timeline following a new recruit through the personal human journey is utilised, comparing ‘similarities’ and ‘differences’ between military and civilian life, the possible challenges of psychological, physical and emotional transition for some service leavers and their families, and issues around help seeking and stigma. 

What will I learn? 

This study day will give you an in-depth understanding into the needs of this client group, provide you with a range of resources, and a tool kit to make your work with the Armed Forces Community (6.2 million of the UK population (Royal British Legion, 2014)) more effective and efficient by harnessing the wide range of free to access support services available. 

  • You will be able to identify who this client group are. 
  • You will have in-depth understanding of military culture and how this may impact on accessing services. 
  • You will learn about the increasing legislation surrounding this client group. 
  • Take away a pack of resources of support services and funding available for veterans and their families 

Who should attend? 

The study day is appropriate for anyone (first point of contact/practitioners/service providers) who come into contact with members of the public, carry out assessments, interviews, face to face engagement, provides interventions or treatment options and who wants to access resources to give their clients/patients/service users/customers a better service or access priority healthcare treatment under the Armed Forces Covenant.

York St John University – CPD cancellation policy

Cancellation by delegates

We appreciate that there may be occasions where you are unable to attend a CPD course and need to cancel your booking, and we aim to make the process as straight forward as possible. To cancel your place on a CPD course, workshop or other CPD event which requires payment, notice of cancellation must be given ASAP by email to [email protected]. If your course fee is paid by your organisation, then please be aware that you will need to inform your manager directly.

If you are a fee payer, you may be able to receive a refund depending on when you inform us of the cancellation:

  • If you cancel more than 14 days prior to the start of the course you will receive a full refund.
  • If you cancel between 7-14 days prior to the start of the course you will receive a 50% refund.
  • If you cancel less than 7 days before the event you will not be entitled to a refund.

If you are unable to attend but wish to transfer the booking to someone else, you can do this up to the day before the course starts without any further cost by contacting us via email.

Cancellation by York St John University 

In some circumstances we may need to take the decision to cancel a CPD course, workshop or event. In this case all delegates will be offered a full refund, and if appropriate, be offered priority booking on any rescheduled course in the future. It may also be possible to transfer a booking to another CPD course, if appropriate.

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