G-1, Human Resources Policy Directorate
Supporting Soldiers, Families & Civilians – Active, Guard, Reserve and Retired
3 September 2008
With the current shortage of medical personnel, is it probably inevitable that medical staff will focus on the physical injuries, leaving the invisible psychological injuries untreated. How would you modify your policies and procedures to ensure that Soldiers like this one receive the psychological care they deserve?
As a health care provider, you are concerned that returning injured Soldiers seem to be withdrawing socially and distancing themselves from friends and loved ones. Would you make any changes in your treatment plans? If so, what kinds of changes?
How can one reduce the boredom and sense of hopelessness/helplessness experienced by Soldiers in Warrior Transition Units?
What is the best way to deal with individuals in WTU’s who appear to be “padding their nest”, i.e. presenting greater disability than can be accounted for on the basis of their injuries?
How can line officers and health care providers better cooperate to reduce suicides?
Scenario #8 - Post-Deployment