Resource Discovery: Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness

By Kacy Mixon, M.S., LMFT

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Department of Defense (2013). Clearinghouse for military family readiness. Pennstate. Retrieved from http://www.militaryfamilies.psu.edu/

Looking for helpful gems to put in your resource toolbox? Today we’re featuring the Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness (Clearninghouse) website. This is an organization whose mission is to provide professionals serving military families with the tools and resources necessary to promote strength and well-being in military families. Clearinghouse has created an interactive database where professionals working with the military can search for effective programs targeting families, children, couples, and parents that have been evaluated for evidence-based outcomes meeting the needs of military families. Clearinghouse aims to highlight these programs and practices to assist professionals and families with:

“make[ing] informed judgments about which programs are both right for your situation and worth the investment.”

 This site outlines information on both military and civilian programs targeting some of the following topics:

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Department of Defense (2013). Clearinghouse for military family readiness. Pennstate. Retrieved from http://www.militaryfamilies.psu.edu/programs/find-programs?show=all

In addition to information about programs and practices that may be of use for military families, the site also connects to webinars, videos, social media networks and virtual learning opportunities.

 

This post was written by Kacy Mixon, M.S., LMFT, Social Media Specialist.  She is a member of the MFLN Family Development (FD) team which aims to support the development of professionals working with military families. Find out more about the Military Families Learning Network FD concentration on our website, on Facebook, on Twitter, YouTube, and on LinkedIn.

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