Outlines the top ten things to keep in mind when working with military families. This tip sheet includes information on family separation, stigma about mental health care, access to programs, involving peers and civilian providers and more.
The following resources on Military and Veteran Families were developed by the NCTSN.
Offers military parents and caregivers information about child trauma and resilience. This fact sheet includes information about what traumatic experiences are, how they impact military families, and common reactions children or teens may have.
Offers military parents and caregivers information about military youth substance use.
Offers military parents information about military youth suicide.
Looks back at Jordyn. Since disclosing her sexual exploitation experiences in a previous session, Jordyn continues to attend therapy sessions to address her distress symptoms; depression and PTSD.
Provides information to military parents and caregivers on Childhood Traumatic Grief.
Offers information on why school personnel are important for grieving students with a military background. This fact sheet outlines how students in military families differ from civilian students, how students grieve, what Childhood Traumatic Grief is, who develops Childhood Traumatic Grief, what
Offers information to parents and caregiver on how to help military children and adolescents who identify as LGBTQ deal with the many challenges they face. This tip sheet describes common thoughts or situations LGBTQ youth may have and how parents and caregivers may help.
Provides an overview of issues specific to military culture and family life, describes two models for treating military children with traumatic grief, and highlights a service member's experience.
Offers providers details about the unique needs of veterans transitioning out of service. This fact sheet provides general information about today's military veteran family and challenges of military life including separation, physical disabilities or injury, and impaired cognitive functioning.
Features a first-person interview with Jeanne Sherman, MEd, CAGS, LMHC, whose efforts on behalf of military veterans and families in Rhode Island earned her the VFW Community Service Award in May of 2015.
Details child maltreatment in military families. This fact sheet provides a look at child maltreatment in the military and offers providers the key concepts, findings, and interventions that will support them in their approach to the care of today's military family.