Co-parenting at a Distance

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The Family Development concentration of eXtension's Military Families Learning Network invites you to participate in an important 60-minute web conference focused on working with military families.

Information about CEUs:

This event does not provide continuing education credits. However, you can find a list of other archived and upcoming webinars that offer NASW Continuing Education Credits here.

Presenters:
Angela Huebner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Human Development, Marriage and Family Therapy Program
Virginia Tech

Kara Newby, M.S.
Program Specialist
Department of Human Development and Family Science
Ohio State University Extension

Date: February 29, 2012
Time: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (EST)

Deployment often leaves parents struggling to maintain co-parenting relationships. If the families you serve are working to maintain a two-parent household in the face of deployment, join this 60-minute web conference and learn how families can be more successful at Co-Parenting at a Distance. Hear from Extension family life experts who will:

• Provide an overview of the research related to communication and parenting during deployment and other parental separations

• Introduce new strategies, tips, and tools used to support military families who are co-parenting

• Use scenarios to illustrate key points for helping parents stay connected to their children

• Give you the opportunity to share your experiences and ideas through this interactive session

No registration is needed. To attend link to http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/milfam a few minutes before the start time, 11:00 a.m. (EST). Log in as a guest, using your name if you wish. Participants will use computer speakers for audio and interact through the chat box.

To get the most out of the web conference, these readings are suggested:

Huebner, A., & Mancini, J. (2008). Supporting youth during parental deployment: Strategies for professionals and families. The Prevention Researcher, 15, 10-13.
http://www.ca4h.org/files/78043.pdf

Greene, T., Buckman, j., Danderker, C., & Gerrenberg, N. (2010). How communication with families can both help and hinder service members' mental health and occupational effectiveness. Military Medicine, 175, 745-749. http://www.kcl.ac.uk/kcmhr/publications/assetfiles/deployment/Greene2010-communicationwithfamilites.pdf

About the Presenters:
Angela Huebner, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Development at Virginia Tech. Her research focuses on stressors facing military families. Her scholarly work has appeared numerous empirical journals including Journal of Adolescent Health, Family Relations, Youth & Society, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Journal of Child & Family Studies, and Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal. In addition, Dr. Huebner has conducted clinical work with military families at the Fort Belvoir Chaplain Family Life Ministry and Training Center and continues to see clients at Virginia Tech’s Center for Family Services.

Kara Newby, M.S., is a Program Specialist in Human Development and Family Science, Ohio State University Extension. She focuses on exploring ways to integrate technology into parenting education programs. Her research interest is in parenting and child development, particularly adolescents.

The presentation slides can be found: http://blogs.extension.org/militaryfamilies/files/2012/03/CoParentingFeb29.pdf

This presentation is not endorsed by the Department of Defense and the information, as well as any opinions or views, contained herein are solely that of the presenter.

Created by H. Marissa Stone