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October 2018

Employment Resources for Military Families

Tuesday Oct 23, 2018 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance and the Family Transitions concentration areas of the Military Families Learning Network. Eddy Mentzer of the Spouse Employment and Career Opportunities program of the Department of Defense’s Family Readiness Policy will start this webinar by discussing the resources and tools this program has in place to support military spouses. He will cover the benefits and the pitfalls of working as a freelancer or contractor, and the “gig economy.” He will also discuss new partnerships… Continue Reading Employment Resources for Military Families

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August 2018

Opportunities & Possibilities: Posttraumatic Growth in Research & Practice (Part 2)

Wednesday Aug 8, 2018 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About the Webinar Note: Due to technical difficulties, an archived webinar is not available for this webinar. In Pt.2 of the ‘Opportunities and Possibilities: Posttraumatic Growth in Research and Practice’ webinar series, we will continue our conversation on PTG through a facilitated discussion from a variety of panelists with experience in both posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and PTG from the academic, clinical, and non-profit communities. Session two of the PTG series will highlight content from Pt.1 where presenter, Richard Tedeschi,… Continue Reading Opportunities & Possibilities: Posttraumatic Growth in Research & Practice (Part 2)

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July 2018

Opportunities & Possibilities: Posttraumatic Growth in Research & Practice (Part 1)

Wednesday Jul 18, 2018 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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ABOUT THE WEBINAR In this presentation, Richard Tedeschi, Ph.D. will discuss the theoretical model and research basis of posttraumatic growth, the process by which trauma survivors often find valuable changes in how they live life in the aftermath of trauma. He will outline a framework for therapeutic interventions that facilitate posttraumatic growth through a way of relating called expert companionship. This approach to practice incorporates a broad view of what constitutes trauma, including many experiences that are not typically considered traumatic in our… Continue Reading Opportunities & Possibilities: Posttraumatic Growth in Research & Practice (Part 1)

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April 2018

Helping Military Families Build Resilience Through Networks

Tuesday Apr 10, 2018 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Cover image: "Resilience Glow", a derivative of "Resilience" by Neil Cummings, used under CC BY SA. "Resilience Glow" is licensed under CC BY SA by Bob Bertsch.

About This Webinar This is a free professional development webinar hosted by the MFLN Family Transitions and MFLN Network Literacy concentration areas. This is the final event in the "Building Networks for Resilience" learning experience. The “Building Networks for Resilience” learning experience focused on using elements of the Working Out Loud process, positive psychology, behavioral science and more to build social support networks to improve our resilience. In this open, collaborative discussion, we'll talk about how we can use network building concepts in our work. Beyond that, what… Continue Reading Helping Military Families Build Resilience Through Networks

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February 2018

Working Out Loud: Building Networks for Resilience

Tuesday Feb 27, 2018 at 12:00 pm-1:30 pm EST
Free
Cover image: "Resilience Glow", a derivative of "Resilience" by Neil Cummings, used under CC BY SA. "Resilience Glow" is licensed under CC BY SA by Bob Bertsch.

This is a free professional development webinar hosted by the MFLN Family Transitions and MFLN Network Literacy concentration areas. This is first in a series consisting of 2 webinars and 5 podcasts. Sign up for the "Build Your Network, Build Your Resilience" Podcast Series now. Description A strong support network can help you be resilient in times of change, but what can you do to make sure those networks are there when you need them? In this interactive webinar, we’ll use concepts… Continue Reading Working Out Loud: Building Networks for Resilience

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November 2017

Successful Transition for Students with Special Needs: Advocating for Universal Design for Learning in Classrooms

Wednesday Nov 29, 2017 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
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To receive a CEU credit OR certificate of completion, please complete the evaluation survey found here. Research has shown that all students and especially those receiving special education who follow a carefully crafted transition plan are more likely to achieve post-secondary success. Helping professionals can craft these plans, but many may not be aware of the various resources available to ensure students’ successful transition. One of the main resources available to parents/guardians and students are their classroom teachers. Teachers who… Continue Reading Successful Transition for Students with Special Needs: Advocating for Universal Design for Learning in Classrooms

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October 2017

Financial Planning Transitions for Different Generations: Touchstones, Tasks, and Teaching Strategies

Tuesday Oct 31, 2017 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
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This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance and Family Transitions concentration areas of the Military Families Learning Network. This webinar is the third in a series on Generational Transitions. Watch the recording of Part 1, Engaging Across Generations: Unique Mindsets, and Part 2, Engaging Across Generations: Tools & Techniques. We know generations vary in some key ways based on formative experiences - and that includes personal finance. In this webinar, our three facilitators will focus increasing participant's knowledge… Continue Reading Financial Planning Transitions for Different Generations: Touchstones, Tasks, and Teaching Strategies

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September 2017

2017 Virtual Conference

Tuesday Sep 26, 2017-Saturday Sep 30, 2017

Learning through Change Watch session recordings or access descriptions and event materials on the MFLN Virtual Conference homepage. Questions? Email us at MilFamLN@gmail.com Check out social media conversations around the virtual conference by searching #MFLNVC

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May 2017

Engaging Across Generations Part II: Tools & Techniques

Tuesday May 9, 2017 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
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This is a FREE professional development webinar hosted by the Family Transitions concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network. People of all ages can work well together, especially when they know and understand the unique strengths each generation has to offer.  All too often the differences between generations, rather than areas of opportunity, shape how people work together.  This two-part webinar series examines ways to move beyond stereotypes and potential conflict to bridge across generations which can increase creativity, problem-solving,… Continue Reading Engaging Across Generations Part II: Tools & Techniques

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Engaging Across Generations Part I: Unique Mindsets

Tuesday May 2, 2017 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
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This is a FREE professional development webinar hosted by the Family Transitions concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network. People of all ages can work well together, especially when they know and understand the unique strengths each generation has to offer.  All too often the differences between generations, rather than areas of opportunity, shape how people work together.  This two-part webinar series examines ways to move beyond stereotypes and potential conflict to bridge across generations which can increase creativity,… Continue Reading Engaging Across Generations Part I: Unique Mindsets

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