Military Family Appreciation Month

This month is devoted to celebrating military families’ exceptional service, strength and sacrifice, he said. Their commitment to the nation, he added, “goes above and beyond the call of duty.”“Just as our troops embody the courage and character that make America's military the finest in the world,” Obama said, “their family members embody the resilience and generosity that make our communities strong.” http://www.defense.gov/home/features/2011/1111_militaryfamily/

Welcome to the Military Families Knowledge Bank

Here you will find many useful resources available to assist Military Family Members and their Health Care and Service Providers. Find "Browse Resources" or Keyword Search to begin.

 
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Go to A Professionals Guide: Creating Activities for Strengthening Parent Child Connections
A Professionals Guide: Creating Activities for Strengthening Parent Child Connections
This guide was written to help Family Support Professionals and Child Care Professionals plan activities for babies and toddlers of military parents who are deployed. The suggested activities may be...
http://www.zerotothree.org/about-us/funded-projects/military...
Go to Military Youth and the Deployment Cycle: Emotional Health Consequences and Recommendations for Intervention.
Military Youth and the Deployment Cycle: Emotional Health Consequences and Recommendations for Intervention.
The purpose of this paper is to provide an empirically based and theoretically informed review to guide service provision and the development of evidence based treatments for military youth in...
http://psycnet.apa.org/psycinfo/2011-12894-001/
Go to Service Organizations:  This document provides a comprehensive listing of public and government organizations providing support targeted to service members and their families
Service Organizations: This document provides a comprehensive listing of public and government organizations providing support targeted to service members and their families
Service Organizations: This document provides a comprehensive listing of public and government organizations providing support targeted to service members and their families
http://cs.mhf.dod.mil/content/dav/mhf/QOL-Library/Project%20...
Go to Mechanisms of Risk and Resilience in Military Families: Theoretical and Empirical Basis of a Family-Focused Resilience Enhancement Program
Mechanisms of Risk and Resilience in Military Families: Theoretical and Empirical Basis of a Family-Focused Resilience Enhancement Program
Recent studies have confirmed that repeated wartime deployment of a parent exacts a toll on military children and families and that the quality and functionality of familial relations is linked to...
http://www.springerlink.com/content/bq074126133m2j64/
Go to Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Pocket Guide Mobile Application
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Pocket Guide Mobile Application
The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE), working together with the National Center for Telehealth and Technology (T2), has developed a mobile...
http://www.dcoe.health.mil/DCoENews/MildTraumaticBrainInjury...

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