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.
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.
Describes ways military families communicate during and after deployment.
Explores elements and strategies to adapt evidence-based treatments for military children and families.
Offers information on military children who are grieving the loss of a loved one. This tip sheet describes how military children dealing with trauma and grief responses may be feeling and what educators and school staff can do to help.
Offers information on military children who are grieving the loss of a loved one. This tip sheet describes how military children dealing with trauma and grief responses may be feeling and what parents can do to help.
Describes how school-age children may feel when struggling with the death of someone close and offers tips on what caregivers can do to help.
Outlines the feelings of young children struggling with the death of someone meaningful and offers suggestions on what caregivers can do to help.
Shares examples of how organizations can incorporate military-informed procedures and practices, beginning with asking about service member status and affiliations.