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November 2020

In an Instant: A Caregiver’s Journey of Injury, Recovery & Resilience

Thu November 19th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free
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About This Webinar: In this webinar, Lee Woodruff discusses her family’s story when her ABC News journalist husband, Bob Woodruff, was hit by a roadside bomb while reporting on the war in Iraq.  She shares her perspective on what got her through, the advice she has for others and offers ways caregivers can relieve stress and reach for joy. Learning Objectives Provide caregivers a perspective on injury and recovery Offer tips and activities for caregivers to care for themselves Inform… Continue Reading In an Instant: A Caregiver’s Journey of Injury, Recovery & Resilience

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Disaster and Hazard Readiness Foundations | 2020 Academy Series

Wed November 18th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST
Free
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About this Series: Disaster and Hazard Readiness Foundations is the inaugural Military Family Readiness Academy series. Facilitator Angie Lindsey from University of Florida hosts three dynamic sessions throughout the fall to engage military family service providers and Cooperative Extension educators in foundational conversations that support readiness throughout the four stages of disaster and hazard management. Learn more about this series!   Series Schedule: Disaster and Hazard Readiness 101 Recording Available Impacts and Responses in Disaster and Hazard Readiness Recording Available… Continue Reading Disaster and Hazard Readiness Foundations | 2020 Academy Series

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Service Member to Veteran: Transitions & Transformations of Military Women

Wed November 4th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST
Free
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This event has been cancelled. About This Webinar: Being a woman servicemember is unique, and the transition process for a woman veteran is unique as well. Numerous resources are available specifically for transitioning women veterans. Service providers and servicemembers should know about these to accelerate post-service success for women veterans. Learning Objectives 1. Understand the unique experiences of women leaving military service. 2. Assess how those unique experiences present challenges or opportunities. 3. Identify resources that already exist, or perhaps… Continue Reading Service Member to Veteran: Transitions & Transformations of Military Women

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Problematic Sexual Behavior: The Importance of a Multidisciplinary Evidence-Based Approach

Tue November 3rd: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST
Free
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About this Webinar: This webinar is focused on increasing the knowledge base of all multidisciplinary team members on problematic sexual behavior. The National Center on Sexual Behavior of Youth (NCSBY) defines children with problematic sexual behavior (PSB) as youth ages 12 and younger who engage in behaviors involving sexual body parts that are developmentally inappropriate and/or potentially harmful to self and others (Carpentier, Silovsky, Chaffin, 2005). Focus will be placed on disseminating information regarding the continuum of sexual behaviors, dispelling… Continue Reading Problematic Sexual Behavior: The Importance of a Multidisciplinary Evidence-Based Approach

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October 2020

Resources for Addressing Food Access for Military Families

Tue October 27th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Food insecurity describes a household’s inability to provide enough food for every person to live an active, healthy life. Food insecurity is one way we can measure and assess the risk of hunger. In the United States currently, 1 in 9 people struggle with hunger. This webinar discusses the resources available through the Extension and Land Grant university system and the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) to increase proper nutrition for those working with vulnerable military service members.… Continue Reading Resources for Addressing Food Access for Military Families

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Surmounting Social Isolation & Loneliness: Mindfulness Meditation

Wed October 21st: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar When we develop a cough or a fever, it’s likely a sign that something is not quite right with our physical health. But what about when we feel lonely? High-quality relationships are vital for our health and well-being– and loneliness might be a sign that something is not quite right with our emotional health. This session explores the differences between social isolation and loneliness, the potential risks to our personal and relational health, and provides tips for… Continue Reading Surmounting Social Isolation & Loneliness: Mindfulness Meditation

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Healthy Moms, Happy Babies II: Virtually Supporting Parents Experiencing Domestic Abuse

Wed October 7th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About this Webinar: Given the COVID-19 pandemic and the shift to virtual home visitation, we recognize that it is very difficult for New Parent Support Program staff to determine client safety, maintain confidentiality, and promote healthy parenting and relationships. The lack of privacy for conversations and heightened isolation makes it difficult to assess the home environment and figure out if coercion and abuse are happening to a client. During this training, we review promising practices for home visitors within a… Continue Reading Healthy Moms, Happy Babies II: Virtually Supporting Parents Experiencing Domestic Abuse

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Healthy Moms, Happy Babies I: Supporting Staff to Help Families Remotely

Thu October 1st: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: We care deeply about you. We know many of you are exhausted and overwhelmed in both your work and personal life. COVID-19 affects all of us - from the military families we serve, to our own relationships and families. Military family readiness staff deserve care just as much as the families we serve. Our approach provides strategies to help staff recognize their own stress and learn new skills to better manage that stress and find balance. We… Continue Reading Healthy Moms, Happy Babies I: Supporting Staff to Help Families Remotely

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September 2020

Sesame Street and You: Caring for Each Other During COVID-19 and Other Emergencies

Wed September 30th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: https://youtu.be/wRjheSes97Q A health emergency, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, brings many changes and challenges for young children and families. But there are things we can do to face this new normal by staying healthy, keeping routines, and providing emotional support for one another while we continue to maintain a sense of optimism. Join us to learn about our Caring for Each Other initiative, a new suite of resources to help the whole family find comfort, connect with… Continue Reading Sesame Street and You: Caring for Each Other During COVID-19 and Other Emergencies

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Let’s Work Together: Building Relationships with Families to Support Positive Behavior

Tue September 29th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Building a positive relationship with a child’s family that affirms their culture and identity is an important part of an early childhood practitioner’s job.  This webinar addresses ways practitioners can connect with and include families of young children with disabilities in identifying and implementing strategies to support positive behavior at school, childcare, and home.  Presenters share tips for navigating difficult conversations with families regarding challenging behavior. https://youtu.be/aVK7-hvu9UM Presenter Jessica Hardy received her Ph.D. in early childhood special… Continue Reading Let’s Work Together: Building Relationships with Families to Support Positive Behavior

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