military welfare worker


Military welfare workers assist families in coping with the deployment in the military of a family member by supporting them through the adjustment process of leaving and returning of the family member. They help teenagers go through the fear of loosing their parents to the military or not recognising their parents at their return. Military and veterans social workers help veterans to re-adapt to civilian life and help them manage sufferings, trauma disorders or griefs.

Alternative label

  • forces welfare worker

  • air force social worker

  • navy welfare officer

  • welfare worker, military families

  • navy social worker

  • army welfare officer

  • forces family support worker

  • army social worker

  • military families support worker

  • air force welfare officer

  • military and veterans social worker

  • forces social worker

  • military families welfare worker

Regulatory aspect

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