Secure Attachments: Supporting Parent-Child Relationships in Military Families

CE credit is not available for this webinar.

The Child Care concentration of the Military Families Learning Network is proud to announce the inaugural presentation of our Child Care and Military Families web conference series.

This web conference discusses:
• How military life can impact parent-child relationships
• Strategies for child care providers to support and strengthen parent-child attachment
• Strategies to help children feel more emotionally secure in the child care setting

• Lesia Oesterreich, Families Extension Specialist, Iowa State University (
• Diane Bales, Extension Human Development Specialist, The University of Georgia (
• Kathy Broniarczyk, Director of Outreach, Military Families Research Institute, Purdue University (

Download the presentation slides . Search hashtag #MFLN_secure on Twitter for additional related resources.

--Understanding Attachment in Young Children: Sean Brotherson, North Dakota State University, 2005. Available at
--Renewing Infant Attachment Following Deployment. Laura Compton and Amy F. Hosier, University of Kentucky Extension, 2011. Available at
--How to Help Military Families as a Child Care Provider. Military Families Research Institute, Purdue University, 2010. Available at

Online lesson:
--Giving Your Best: Making Secure Attachments available at

CONNECT with our online communities for the latest resources, info and conversations:
LinkedIn: Search for the group "Early Care & Education and Military Families"
Twitter: Follow @milchildcare


Lesia Oesterreich, Diane Bales

Created by Diane Bales


hi, i am happy and feel that this is a very important topic specially for military families, because they experience more changes in their lives. dr shagufta

Avatar_placeholder Madani Ahmed

almost 6 years ago

Thanks for your feedback, Madani. Hopefully this will be the start of good conversation about this essential topic for children in military families and their child care providers.

Thumb_bales_photo_1-30-06__resized_for_wimba Diane Bales

almost 6 years ago

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