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October 2019

Gambling Disorders: Special Considerations for Service Members

October 22 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
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About This Webinar: Within the past 2 years, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) made a clear and strong recommendation that all branches of the military screen, assess and provide treatment for Gambling Disorder.  Furthermore, the most current Defense Department Authorization Act has mandated that all services screen for Gambling Disorder.  However, there has yet been a systemwide approach to integrating GD into existing addiction and behavioral health services within the Department of Defense or Veterans Administration.  This training will address… Continue Reading Gambling Disorders: Special Considerations for Service Members

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Building Partnerships Beyond Policy with Your Commissary

October 23 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
grocery basket

About This Webinar: Please note the date for this webinar has changed. Your commissary is more than just a grocery store!  It’s your jeweled asset in health promotion on the installation.  Think about how often you go grocery shopping and that’s how many times you have the potential to reach your audience through us.  We have 236 commissaries worldwide and have built scientifically credible resources for your use. Our primary goal is to sell groceries.  We welcome anyone who wants… Continue Reading Building Partnerships Beyond Policy with Your Commissary

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Building a Battle Plan for Military and Veteran Families

October 24 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free

About This Webinar: In a perfect world of military and veteran family support, the Department of Defense, VA, military services, and local community agencies will work together to connect military and veteran families to the right supports, meeting their imminent needs and gaining trust for future intervention. One way organizations and communities can do so is by creating battle plans that guide organizational responses to rapidly-changing situations, such as military deployments. This webinar is presented by the DoD’s former family… Continue Reading Building a Battle Plan for Military and Veteran Families

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Supporting Families During the Early Childhood Years: An Overview of the Take Root and Sprout Parenting Programs

October 29 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free

About This Webinar: Take Root is the first program in the THRIVE Initiative for parents from pregnancy through the first three years of their child’s life. This universal parenting program helps parents build upon their existing skills and provides applicable real-life tips and techniques for a variety of situations. The presenters will highlight the Take Root online program and its focus on building a parent’s capacity to reflect on the thoughts, feelings, and intentions of themselves and their children. Sprout… Continue Reading Supporting Families During the Early Childhood Years: An Overview of the Take Root and Sprout Parenting Programs

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Moral Injury & Killing in Combat: Research & Clinical Implications

October 30 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
man soldier

About this Webinar This presentation begins by defining moral injury and describing a theoretical model that highlights some of the key aspects of moral injury. Killing in war will be described as one example of a potentially morally injurious event that can cause mental health and functional difficulties. Differences between killing trauma and PTSD-related trauma will be described as well as the differences between moral injury and PTSD. In this context, the relationship between survivor’s guilt and moral injury will… Continue Reading Moral Injury & Killing in Combat: Research & Clinical Implications

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November 2019

Promoting Successful Home-to-School Transitions for Military Families with Young Children

November 6 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free

About This Webinar This webinar will focus on promoting positive transitions from home to school and from school to school (e.g., during a move) for young children and their families. The presenters will identify important transitions that occur during early childhood including moving from home to school or school to school and discuss what research indicates regarding how these transitions play a role in children’s socioemotional and cognitive development. The challenges that exist within these transitions will be identified. In… Continue Reading Promoting Successful Home-to-School Transitions for Military Families with Young Children

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Empowering Diabetes-Self Management Utilizing the Latest Technology in Personal Blood Glucose Monitoring

November 12 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free
Diabetes

About This Webinar: With the surge in diabetes glucose monitoring technology, people with diabetes can more effectively manage their blood glucose levels.  This session will discuss the variety of monitoring options available, including similarities, limitations, and differences.   Attendees will also learn more about how to interpret the large amount of data to inform recommendations to patients and clients as well as empower individual users to improve time in range using their own data. Learning Objectives Following the presentation, participants will… Continue Reading Empowering Diabetes-Self Management Utilizing the Latest Technology in Personal Blood Glucose Monitoring

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What Helping Professionals Need to Know About Kincare

November 13 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free
Grandparents

About this Webinar Across the United States, family members are providing homes and care for children whose parents cannot care for them. These kincare arrangements include all children who receive care from grandparents, siblings, aunts and uncles, cousins and close family members (sometimes not family at all) for a period of time. Informal kinship caregivers offer love and stability to these children through their role but many have limited resources and struggle to assume the “burden” of playing a primary… Continue Reading What Helping Professionals Need to Know About Kincare

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Engaged & Extraordinary: Supporting Young Children with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities | Kids Serve Too!

November 14 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST
Free
Image of happy cartoon children holding hands and jumping, on grass with a clear blue sky. The words Kids Serve Too are in white on the grass, and the logos of Sesame Street for Military Families and the Military Families Learning Network are nestled in the grass.

About This Webinar: Children experience the world differently, and those differences can be greater for children with autism and other developmental disabilities. Military life comes with its own set of unique challenges, which can impact how children experience the world. The understanding and support of early childhood professionals can strengthen the skills of children with autism and increase the capacity of their families.  In this 90-minute webinar, Tara Forth, Professional Development Manager with Sesame Workshop, will share the Sesame Street… Continue Reading Engaged & Extraordinary: Supporting Young Children with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities | Kids Serve Too!

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Supporting Families During the Elementary School Years: An Overview of the Grow Parenting Programs

November 19 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST
Free

About This Webinar: Grow is the third program in the THRIVE Initiative and is available for parents of children ages 5 to 10 years old. Grow is a universal parenting program and is available in both an online format and a face-to-face format. Grow offers parents a practical approach for guiding a young child’s healthy development. The presenters will outline the online training modules that are available for parents and the training modules that are available for facilitators to offer… Continue Reading Supporting Families During the Elementary School Years: An Overview of the Grow Parenting Programs

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