Family Finances Series: Separation & Single Parenting in the Military
July 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDTFree
ABOUT THIS WEBINAR
For many service members with families and children, it can be a difficult balance between responsibilities to their families and to the military. Separation and single parenting can make this balance even more difficult, leaving service members and their family members shouldering even more responsibilities than before. During this 90-minute webinar, Dr. Mixon and Dr. Gillen will discuss both the emotional and financial impacts of separation and single parenting in the military.
CEU AND CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION INFORMATION
MFLN Family Development anticipates being able to provide 1.5 CEUs through the UT Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work. These educational hours may be submitted by professionals to meet continuing education requirements for renewal of Social Work, Professional Counselor, and Marriage and Family Therapist licenses. The UT Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work is an approved CEU provider in all but the following 11 states: Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, and Oklahoma. However, participants are encouraged to check with their states’ latest licensing rules to confirm reciprocity and CEU rules.
Kacy Mixon, Ph.D., LMFT, is the Project Director for the Family Development Team of the Military Families Learning Network. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Psychology, Counseling & Family Therapy
Dept. at Valdosta State University. As a licensed marriage and family therapist (AAMFT clinical fellow), Kacy has worked with families from all walks of life. Her pieces of training, presentations, and courses, however, focus primarily on family violence, trauma, military families, and foster-care transitions.
Martie Gillen, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and Extension Specialist for the Department of Family, Youth, and Community Sciences, in the Institute for Food and Agricultural at the University of Florida. She joined the Department in June, 2011. Her appointment is 65% teaching, 10% research, and 25% Extension. She has a BA in Business Administration from Morehead State University and a MBA from Sullivan University. She earned her Doctorate in Family Studies from the University of Kentucky. She also earned a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology and a Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics from the University of Kentucky.
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[Money Finance by nattanan23 on June 4, 2017, CC0]