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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. ...

Living on the Financial Edge

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

For the past five years, Americans have experienced a “perfect storm” of slow economic growth, wage and benefit losses, a sluggish housing market, and high unemployment rates. Tough economic times can result in individuals and families living on the financial edge. Topics...

When A Parent Comes Home Changed: Supporting Young Children Whose Military Parent Has Been Injured

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

CE credit is not available for this webinar.Presentation slides: http://bit.ly/13r6JRz Child care professionals can make an enormous difference in the lives of young children who have a parent who has come home from military service changed. The little things you say and do...

Credit Basics & Debt Repayment Strategies

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Michael Gutter, Barbara O'Neill

Dr. Michael Gutter and Dr. Barbara O'Neill will discuss debt basics and advanced strategies on behalf of the Military Families Learning Network in this 90 minute session. This presentation will provide a comprehensive overview of topics related to credit and debt management....

Getting to Know You (Again): Helping Young Children Adjust to the Return of a Military Parent

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

CE credit is not available for this webinar.PPT slides in PDF: http://bit.ly/13VlM8i This web conference will discuss the challenges of reintegration of a service member, and ways these changes can affect children's behavior. Come learn more about how child care providers...

Paying for Educational Expenses and the GI Bill - Part 2

Monday, June 17, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT

Leland Drew Hill, Director of Veterans Affairs - Worldwide with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, will present a 90-minute webinar on resources, information and explanation about Post 9/11 GI Bill education benefits eligibility, transferability, and payments. In addition,...

Sensitive Conversations with Military Families: Communicating Well When It Matters Most

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

CE credit is not available for this webinar.PDF of presentation slides: http://bit.ly/18fx1eLThe complex lives of military families can create stress for their children. Young children communicate that stress through their behavior, which may include withdrawn or aggressive...

Paying for Post-Secondary Education Expenses- Part 1

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT

Dr. Barbara O'Neill will present options for paying for college on behalf of the Military Families Learning Network. This presentation is part 1 in a 2 part series. This webinar will help viewers increase their knowledge about the costs and benefits of post-secondary education...