Military Cultural Humility
Every culture shares with its members common values, practices, language and perspectives. These unique features drive the members’ motivation, perception, behavior and expectations. To maximize your work with members of the military and veteran community, it is essential to understand their culture. Attendees will learn about the culture itself, why people join the military, and why they sometimes struggle after military service. Common language, customs and styles of interacting will be taught to the learners to help them optimize their work with members of this community.
By the end of the session, learners will be able to:
- List reasons why people typically join the military.
- Describe differences in the cultures of the Army, Air Force and Navy.
- Explain common cultural features across all branches and how to tap into these to optimize your work with this community.
Kent Corso, PsyD, BCBA-D
Kent has been the principal of NCR Behavioral Health since he founded it in 2010. He is a dynamic speaker and talented teacher and consultant. Kent has often been sought out for his ability to engage his audience and make the content highly accessible and easily digestible. His approach to speaking and training uniquely adds value by provoking the intellect of his audiences. An innovative and strategic thinker, he is often referred to as a thought leader by his clients and audiences. In 2014, Kent co-founded Xcelerate Innovations, a small, agile software firm specializing in performance management software. Xcelerate Innovations developed the first and only API and native application for the digital Standard Celeration Chart. The company continues to grow due to its meticulous product development and innovative ways of solving data, analytics and informatics problems.