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/

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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 Family-Centered Preventive Intervention for Military Families: Implications for Implementation Science
Family-Centered Preventive Intervention for Military Families: Implications for Implementation Science
In this paper, we report on the development and dissemination of a preventive intervention, Families Over- Coming Under Stress (FOCUS), an eight-session familycentered intervention for families...
http://www.springerlink.com/content/8265h1k18u4x77nr/
Go to Survey of Army Families VI (2010)
Survey of Army Families VI (2010)
The Survey of Army Families (SAF) is one way to assess the effectiveness of the Army’s support for Soldiers and their Families. SAF is an Army-wide survey conducted every 4 to 5 years by the U.S.
http://www.mwrbrandcentral.com/marketresearch/safvi/
Go to Report on the Impact of Deployment of Members of the Armed Forces on Their Dependent Children
Report on the Impact of Deployment of Members of the Armed Forces on Their Dependent Children
To better understand the current state of how military children cope with parental deployment, the Department of Defense conducted a comprehensive assessment of the impact of military deployment on...
http://cs.mhf.dod.mil/content/dav/mhf/QOL-Library/Project%20...
Go to Disaster Preparedness Resources for Military Family Beneficiaries
Disaster Preparedness Resources for Military Family Beneficiaries
As the Coast Guard says, “Semper Paratus” or “Always Ready.” With natural disasters consistently making headlines, the National Military Family Association thought our military families could use a...
http://www.militaryfamily.org/feature-articles/disaster-prep...
Go to Deployment and Mental Health Diagnoses Among Children of US Army Personnel
Deployment and Mental Health Diagnoses Among Children of US Army Personnel
Study Objective: To characterize the risk of mental health diagnoses among children of US military personnel associated with parental deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and...
http://archpedi.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/short/archpediatric...

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