Jumpstart Communication After Deployment

Wrap Up: Summary

Practice effective communication skills to improve your reintegration experience.

Effective communication takes effort and practice. It combines a set of skills, including setting the stage, applying verbal and nonverbal skills, actively listening, giving good feedback, and managing stress while communicating. The more effort and practice you put into developing these skills, the more instinctive and spontaneous they will become. Now that you’ve completed this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Recall the six factors of effective communication,
  • Identify pitfalls and obstacles to effective communication, and
  • Recall strategies to jumpstart communication after deployment.

Take the post test to receive your certificate of completion.