Describe an important family ritual that pertains to one of the life cycle transitions you have learned about in this course.

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1) Things Learned and Family Ritual

. Describe an important family ritual that pertains to one of the life cycle transitions you have learned about in this course.

.Reflect on the course and describe the information, idea, or concept that will likely have the greatest impact on how you will approach your role as a marriage and family therapist.
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2) MILITARY COUPLES IN THERAPY

Scenario
Jason, a 30-year-old White male, has returned from three tours of duty in the Middle East to his husband of four years, Tremaine, a 28-year-old Black male. They were married before his first deployment to Afghanistan. During the majority of their marriage, Jason has been stationed overseas, and they have communicated via Skype and gotten together for brief periods between deployments. Jason will be stateside for at least two years. Tremaine sees him as increasingly emotionally remote, quite nervous at times, and having trouble sleeping. Tremaine is not sure if Jason is experiencing traumatic stress, but it is possible. When the topic of PTSD is brought up, Jason gets upset and it always leads to an argument.

In your discussion, address the following:

Describe three key ways the readings on military couples and trauma will help you to better understand and work with Jason and Tremaine.
What cultural factors will be important to explore, and why?
Identify two treatment goals for couples therapy with Jason and Tremaine.
Based on the readings, discuss three treatment objectives and accompanying interventions to help this couples reintegration to life at home.
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