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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...

What You Need to Know About Assistive Technology But Didn't Know Who to Ask

Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 11:00 am EST

Presenter: Marcia J. Scherer, Ph.D., MPH President of the Institute for Matching Person & Technology and Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Rochester Medical Center. From wheelchairs to hearing aids, memory supports to speech devices,...

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...

How Are You Doing? A Financial Check-Up

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Dr. Barbara O'Neill

Just in time to develop some 2014 New Year's resolutions, this webinar will discuss twenty ways that people can assess their financial progress and identify areas of their financial life that need improvement. Topics covered include financial quizzes, financial goal-setting,...

Children Under Stress, Part 3: Responding When Children are Aggressive

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Kathy Reschke

CE credit is not available for this webinar.Presentation slides handout: http://bit.ly/1bYqHcXPart 1* of our series, Children Under Stress, explained the experience of stress in young children as a result of the changes inherent to military family life and why it is expressed...

Be an Expert Problem Solver: Caregiving and Coping with TBI

Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 11:00 am EST

Presenter: Timothy R. Elliott, Ph.D., ABPP Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University TBI is known as the signature wound of war during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation...

Sesame Street Initiative: Little Discoverers

Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 12:00 pm EDT

Webinar description:Calling all early childhood providers! Join us in a webinar to learn about a new Sesame Street initiative. Little Discoverers: Big Fun with Science, Math and More is an exciting multimedia exploration of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)...

Children Under Stress, Part 2: Responding When Children Withdraw

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

CE credit is not available for this webinar.Presentation slides (PDF): http://bit.ly/17GhL7N In Part 1 of our "Children Under Stress" series, we learned that children are especially vulnerable to the impact of stresses that are common to military family life....

Military Caregivers: Commonalities & Differences Shed Light on Individuality

Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 2:45 pm EDT

Presenter: Mary Brintnall-Peterson, Ph.D. Owner, MBP Consulting, LLC Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Extension Families play an integral role in today’s military, especially when a service member becomes wounded, ill or injured. The role of spouse, parent,...

How to Help Military & Veteran Families: Some Answers to Your Questions

Monday, October 7, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Brent Elrod, C. Eddy Mentzer, Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth

Every community in America is home to veterans and/or service members and their families. Communities and advocacy groups support our troops through various efforts. Now, targeted resources are available for professionals and community groups that are motivated to help those...

Behavioral Economics

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT

Dr. Lois Vitt will present this 90 minute session on behalf of the Military Families Learning Network. The web conference, “Ferryboat Captains and the Case for Behavioral Strategies in Teaching Financial Decision-Making,” will give conference participants tools that can help...

Children Under Stress: Understanding the Language of Behavior

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

CE credit is not available for this webinar.Presentation slides handout (PDF): http://bit.ly/19a5CsY Troubling changes in children's behavior are often the only way we discover that they are experiencing stress as a result of the big changes or difficult circumstances...

Estate Planning for Military Families - Part 2

Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Martie Gillen

Attorney Mary Benzinger with the Pentagon Army and Air Force Legal Assistance Office will present this detailed session on the nuances of estate planning for military families. This is part 2 in a 2 part session. View Part 1 here: https://learn.extension.org/events/1141 The...

Estate Planning and Military Families - Part 1

Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Martie Gillen

The “Estate Planning and Military Families” web conference will provide participants with a basic overview of estate planning. Everyone, regardless of age or net worth, needs an estate plan. Estate planning has to do with living, not just with decisions about who inherits...

Welcoming a Military Family with a Child Who Has Special Needs

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

CE credit is not available for this webinar.Presentation slides: http://bit.ly/14TbaFC Resources handout: http://bit.ly/14Tbe8s In this installment in the Child Care and Military Families Series, explore serving military families who have a child with special needs. ...