Sessions Tagged With 'militaryfamilies'

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Be SMART (Safe, Monitored, and Responsible Texting) with Youth

Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Candi Dierenfield

TAW, MIRL, JFF, MOS. These are not military acronyms, but common “shorts” for text messaging. The object of this workshop is to provide an increased awareness about the misuse of smart phones and other mobile devices. Sexting and cyber-bullying instances are gathering more...

4-H Common Measures/Qualtrics Tool – Measuring Impact

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Suzanne Le Menestrel, Jill Walahoski, Carol Benesh

Over 20 years ago NIFA/4-H Extension and the Military developed a partnership to enhance military children’s opportunities for engagement in quality 4-H youth development programs on and off installations. In 2013, a group of Extension professionals and evaluators created...

REACH - Supporting Military Families Through Research and Outreach

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Lynne Borden

Military REACH Lab at the University of Minnesota (https://reachmilitaryfamilies.umn.edu/) utilizes a multidisciplinary approach as it integrates both research and outreach to support those who work with and on behalf of military families. The Military REACH Lab synthesizes...

Psychological Health and Resilience of Children in Military Families

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT

REGISTER BEFORE April 24 to join us in supporting the Defense Centers of Excellence (DCoE) Webinar Series by attending their upcoming free webinar!Children in military families often face a unique set of stressors such as repeated family separations and exposure to trauma,...

Novel Communication Tools: Using Text4Baby & Just In Time Parenting to Meet the Needs of Parents

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Aaron Ebata

**CEU's are UNAVAILABLE for Archived Viewing**Presenters of this 2 hour webinar will highlight how parents today are less likely to attend traditional parenting programs, provide research showing that parents are increasingly seeking information online, through social...

Working Effectively With Military Families: 10 Things Providers Should Know

Monday, April 21, 2014 at 12:00 pm EDT

The recording for this session can be accessed by enrolling for this webinar as a course at the Military and Veterans Families Communities , on the NCTSN Learning Center, @ http://learn.nctsn.org/enrol/index.php?id=39.This presentation will describe 10 Key Concepts for...

Military Home Buying and Selling

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

Dr. Barbara O'Neill and Air Force Personal Finance Manager Barbara Lang will present this 90-minute webinar on behalf of the Military Families Learning Network. Spring has sprung (finally) across the U.S., which means many people will be buying and selling homes while the...

Preparing Caregivers to Communicate Effectively Using Three Types of Communication Skills

Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Mary Brintnall-Peterson

Caregivers communicate with a variety of individuals including, health care professionals, family members, military professionals, and their wounded warriors, throughout their caregiver journey. Many times though, professionals and caregivers conversations can go astray,...

Trauma in Young Children Under 4-Years of Age: Attachment, Neurobiology, and Interventions

Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

**CEU's are UNAVAILABLE for Archived Viewing**Presenter: Dr. Kimberly RenkThis 2 hour explores how young children are particularly vulnerable to the effects of trauma, especially when their relationships with their caregivers are affected. This webinar will examine the...

Common Consumer Frauds & How to Avoid Them

Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

Dr. Barbara O'Neill of Rutgers University and Carol Kando-Pineda of the Federal Trade Commission will present this session on behalf of the Military Families Learning Network. Several groups of Americans are particularly susceptible to fraudulent practices including older...

A Family Member's Guide to Coping with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

Dr. Timothy Elliott, Ph.D., will discuss ways professionals can work with family caregivers on coping with service members who have traumatic brain injury. Living with a wounded warrior who has had a TBI can be overwhelming to families. Not only are caregivers having to...

Tax Planning Updates for Military Families

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Michael Gutter

Dr. Michael Gutter will present Tax Planning Updates for Military Families on behalf of the Military Families Learning Network. This web conference will focus on understanding income taxes and how it can relate to many financial management behaviors military families must...

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...

Wired for Distractions: Parent’s Overuse of Technology and its Impacts on Children

Monday, February 10, 2014 at 11:00 am EST

**CEU's are UNAVAILABLE for Archived Viewing**Presenter: Dr. Barbara CraigThis webinar was available for a live event. Only those who have Department of Defense (DoD)/Defense Connect Online (DCO) access will be able to access a recording. A 2 hour webinar on parent’s overuse...

Savings Strategies for Non-Savers

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

This webinar will begin with a discussion of the importance of saving money, types of savings, reasons to save, and why people don’t save. It will also describe the process of financial goal-setting with SMART goals to determine how much periodic savings is needed to reach a...