Sessions Tagged With 'military families learning network'

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Back to Basics: Medicare

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Andy Crocker

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is the largest health payer in the United States, covering almost 90 million Americans. Medicare, the federal health insurance program for adults over age 65 and other qualified individuals, accounts for more than 48 million...

Financial Planning for Military Caregivers

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 11:00 am EST

Worries about finances may be a source of great stress for caregivers and their families. For military family caregivers, finances may have a big impact on their ability to manage day-to-day and, eventually, retire. As the holidays approach we begin to take an especially...

Recharging! Combating Compassion Fatigue

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 11:00 am EST

Centered around a theme of reenergizing and rejuvenating the work environment, this FREE web-based learning opportunity is open to the public and will be similar to a professional conference – no travel involved! Part 3 of the Virtual Learning Event Session will focus on...

Relating! Caring and Culture

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 11:00 am EST

Centered around a theme of reenergizing and rejuvenating the work environment, this FREE web-based learning opportunity is open to the public and will be similar to a professional conference – no travel involved! Part 2 of the Virtual Learning Event Session will focus on ...

Rethinking! Creating New Strategies to Build Trust and Credibility

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT

Centered around a theme of reenergizing and rejuvenating the work environment, this FREE web-based learning opportunity is open to the public and will be similar to a professional conference – no travel involved! Part 1 of the Virtual Learning Event Session will highlight...

Empowering Those We Help: Building Trust and Credibility

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT

This training will provide an overview of strategies for military helping professionals in serving as effective resources for families. The focus will be on how military service professionals can facilitate effective problem solving and other activities with families...

The Value of Respite for Family Caregivers

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Mary Brintnall-Peterson

As a professional working with family caregivers it helps to recognize why caregivers don’t know what respite is and why they are reluctant to use it. Often caregivers don’t realize the benefits of respite and are concerned about the “who, what and where” of...

Promoting Knowledge Gain & Behavior Change Through Effective Education

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Andy Crocker

This session will focus on the theme of working with lay audiences to elicit knowledge gain and behavior change. We’ve spent more than a year providing military helping professionals top-notch content and subject-matter expertise on a variety of relevant topics but we’ve...

Overview of Suicide Risk Assessment & Prevention

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 11:00 am EST

Managing suicide risk can often be a challenging experience for patients and providers alike. This 60 minute webinar will highlight various techniques that will help better prepare providers on how to manage these challenging situations. The presenter will provide you...

Give Care. Take Care.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Andy Crocker

While caregiving may present itself as a natural extension of one’s relationship, some of the tasks associated with caregiving may be new or different for both the caregiver and service member. Caregivers may have to assume the role of surrogate decision-maker for their...

Effects of Visible & Invisible Parent Combat Injuries on Military Families

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

This webinar will review the research literature on optimal child and family development and barriers to this optimal functioning. Drawing from both the civilian and the military literature, the presenters will provide guidance on what sets the stage for successful family...

Understanding the Outdoor Recreation and Restoration Program Leader as “Caregiver” in the Returning Veteran Context: Identifying Training Needs and Gaps

Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Keith Tidball

This webinar will introduce the emerging role of outdoor recreation and restoration activities as therapeutic and resilience building for this generation’s returning warriors. Special attention will be given to better identifying and understanding the role of...

Using Twitter, Games and Videos in Personal Finance

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

Unlike other MFLN Personal Finance webinars that discuss subject matter content (e.g., credit, investing, and life insurance), this webinar will describe three interactive technology-based outreach methods to deliver financial information to military families: Twitter,...

Secrets of Smart Car Buying

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Elaine Courtney, Michael Gutter

Dr. Michael Gutter and Elaine Courtney will present Secrets of Smart Car Buying, focusing on issues with financing, making a smart purchase and information on the lending process in this 90-minute presentation on behalf of the Military Families Learning Network. Supporting...

Life Insurance: What PFMP Staff and Military Families Need to Know

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Dr. Barbara O'Neill

Given the hazards of military service, especially deployment to a combat zone, life insurance is an important financial risk reduction tool for many military families. Yet, studies have found that life insurance is not well understood by consumers in general. Many people do...