Family Development

Webinars

Our webinar topics focus on the important work service professionals do with military families. They offer various continuing education opportunities for live and archived webinars (for up to one year after the live date).

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Upcoming Webinars

Upcoming webinars are integrated into our new website

August 8, 2018

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

Presented by Richard Tedeschi, PhD, Josh Golberg, & Karen Kinsley, PhD

August 16, 2018

Grow! Empowering Parents to THRIVE

Presented by Jennifer DiNallo , PhD

August 21, 2018

The Power of Family Mealtimes: Strategies to Promote Health and Wellbeing

Presented by Barbara H. Fiese, PhD

August 28, 2018

Family Finances Series: Financial Planning for Life Events

Presented by Barbara O’Neill, PhD

November 13, 2018

Family Finances Series: Raising Financially Responsible Children

Presented by Neale Godfrey

Archived Webinars

Archived webinars prior to May 7, 2018 link to learn.extension.org

2018

July 18, 2018

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

Presented by Richard Tedeschi, PhD
CEs AVAILABLE for Archived Viewing

July 10, 2018

Family Finances Series: Separation & Single Parenting in the Military

Presented by Kacy Mixon, PhD, LMFT & Martie Gillen, PhD
CEs AVAILABLE for Archived Viewing

June 28, 2018

From Communication to Conversations: Expanding Language Development in the Early Childhood Years

Presented by Juliann Woods, PhD, CCC-SLP & Mollie Romano, PhD, CCC-SLP
CEs AVAILABLE for Archived Viewing

May 24, 2018

All Hands on Deck! Developing Culturally Alert Communication in Relationships

Presented by Tammi Dice, PhD, HSBCP & Tony Dice, MEd, CSAC
CEs AVAILABLE for Archived Viewing

April 19, 2018

Staying Strong by Seeking Help: Barriers and Facilitators to Military Mental Health Treatment-Seeking

Presented by Thomas Britt, PhD
CEs AVAILABLE for Archived Viewing

March 22, 2018

Polishing our Protective Shields: Exploring Ways to Protect Youth from Violence

Presented by Lauren Marlotte, PsyD
CEs AVAILABLE for Archived Viewing

March 8, 2018

Getting to Know You: Early Communication Development from Birth to Three Years

Presented by Juliann Woods, PhD, SLP-CCC and Mollie Romano, PhD, SLP-CCC
CEs AVAILABLE for Archived Viewing

2017

December 7, 2017

Beyond the Shape Sorter:Playful Interactions that Promote Strong Academic and Social-Emotional Skills

Presented by Kristie Pretti-Frontczak, PhD
CEs AVAILABLE for Archived Viewing

October 19, 2017

When Play is More than just “Playing”: Delivering Intentional Instruction through Daily interactions

Presented by Kristie Pretti-Frontczak, PhD
CEs AVAILABLE for Archived Viewing

September 26 – 29, 2017

2017 MFLN Virtual Learning Conference: Learning through Change

NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

August 17, 2017

The Buffer Zone: What the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study Teaches us about Maximizing Health and Wellbeing

Presented by Melissa Merrick, PhD
CEs AVAILABLE for Archived Viewing

July 13, 2017

From Diapers to Diplomas: Exploring Resilience in Military Children

Presented by Catherine Mogil, PsyD
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

June 27, 2017

Responsive Feeding: Understanding when and how to develop a feeding relationship with infants.

Presented by Susan L. Johnson, PhD
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

June 22, 2017

Have a Seat! Learning What Children Know Through Play

Presented by Kristie Pretti-Frontczak, PhD
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

June 1, 2017

Unintended Consequences: What we now know about Spanking and Child Development

Presented by Elizabeth Gershoff, PhD
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

May 18, 2017

Gray Matters: Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury’s Impact on Families

Presented by Heidi Knock, PsyD
No CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

April 20, 2017

TRANSforming Conversations: Addressing Needs of Transgender Youth and Their Families

Presented by Jenifer McGuire, PhD
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

April 13, 2017

The ABCs of LGBT: Learning Language and Inclusive Practices in Work with LGBT Families

Presented by Jenifer McGuire, PhD
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

March 30, 2017

On Solid Ground: Exploring Strategies to Help Clients Create and Maintain Healthy Relationships

Presented by Alaina Szlachta, PhD
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

March 9, 2017

1-2-3 Play With Me! Recognizing and Valuing the Power of Play

Presented by Kristie Pretti-Frontczak, PhD
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

January 26, 2017

Chronic Illness: Empowering Families in the Journey Part 2

Presented by Tai Mendenhall, PhD (Medical Family Therapist)
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

January 19, 2017

Chronic Illness: Empowering Families in the Journey Part 1

Presented by Tai Mendenhall, PhD (Medical Family Therapist)
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

2016

November 8, 2016

Retirement Ready? Effective Strategies for Military Families Part II

Presented by Sharon M. Danes, PhD, Barbara O’Neill, PhD & Kacy Mixon, PhD, LMFT
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

November 1, 2016

Retirement Ready?: Effective Strategies for Military Families – Part 1

Presented by Sharon M. Danes, PhD, Barbara O’Neill, PhD & Kacy Mixon, PhD, LMFT
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

October 27, 2016

Project In Sight 1: The Joys and Challenges of Reintegration after Deployment

NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

September 2016

2016 Virtual Learning Event: Strengthening the Family CORE

NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

August 11, 2016

Picking Up the Pieces: Helping Couples Overcome Infidelity

Presented by Emily Brown, LCSW
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

July 14, 2016

Healing Our Heroes: Treatment Techniques to Support Family Resiliency Naturally-Part 2

Presented by Patricia Gerbarg, MD & Richard Brown, MD
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

July 7, 2016

Healing Our Heroes: Treatment Techniques to Support Family Resiliency Naturally-Part 1

Presented by Patricia Gerbarg, MD & Richard Brown, MD
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

June 30, 2016

What the Tech? Thinking about Technology and Parenting

Presented by Bari Sobelson, MS, LMFT & Kacy Mixon, PhD, LMFT
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

June 23, 2016

Engaging Families to Focus on Intervention Strategies

Presented Presented by Carol Trivette, PhD
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

May 19, 2016

Battles on the Home Front: Working with Multi-Crisis Families

Presented by Andrew Behnke, PhD
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

April 28, 2016

Pathway to Practice: Incorporating Evidence Into Military Family Services

Presented by Daniel Perkins, PhD
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

March 17, 2016

How to Support Parents and Professionals in Early Intervention: Principles of Adult Learning

Presented by Carol Trivette, PhD
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

2015

December 3, 2015

Social Emotional Development in the Early Years: Enriching Social Emotional Literacy

Presented by Michaelene Ostrosky, PhD & Jenna Weglarz-Ward, Ed.M.
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

November 12, 2015

Social Emotional Development in the Early Years: Creating Supportive and Inclusive Environments

Presented by Amy Santos, PhD & Michaelene Ostrosky, PhD
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

October 2015 Virtual Learning Event

Family Violence: Increasing Professional Knowledge, Prevention & Intervention

NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

August 06, 2015

Social Emotional Development in the Early Years: Promoting Positive Relationships

Presented by Amy Santos, PhD & Kimberly Hile, Ed.M.
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

June 18, 2015

Social Emotional Development in the Early Years: Understanding Social Emotional Development

Presented by Jenna Weglarz-Ward, Ed.M. & Kimberly Hile, Ed.M.
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

April 23, 2015

Wellness Strategies, Burnout Prevention, & Mindfulness-Part 2

Presented by Dr. Adrienne Baggs & Dr. Isabel Thompson
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

April 02, 2015

Wellness Strategies, Burnout Prevention, & Mindfulness-Part 1

Presented by Dr. Eric Thompson & Dr. Isabel Thompson
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

March 05, 2015

Latino Military Families: Current Issues & Implications for Clinical Work

Presented by Andrew Behnke, PhD & Colleagues
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

February 12, 2015

Domestic Violence: Helping Survivors Obtain Economic Freedom

Presented by Dr. Ludy Green
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

2014

December 11, 2014

Using Protective Factors to Inform Work with Child Maltreatment

Presented by Casandra Firman
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

November 13, 2014

Sexualized Behavior in Children

Presented by Shelly Martin, M.D., Lt Col, USAF, MC, Child Abuse Pediatrician
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

October 30, 2014

What is Trauma and Why Must We Address it? (Part 2: Implications for work with children)

Presented by Kacy Mixon, PhD, LMFT & Representatives from SAMHSA’s National Center for Trauma-Informed Care
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

October 23, 2014

What is Trauma & Why Must We Address it? (Part 1: Implications for Clinical Practice)

Presented by Representatives from SAMHSA’s National Center for Trauma-Informed Care
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

July 17, 2014

Needs and Supportive Strategies for Professionals Working with LGBT Military Families

Presented by Dr. Lori Hensic
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

May 29, 2014

Fathers, Work, and Family Life

Presented by Tim Red & Dr. Scott Behson
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

April 24, 2014

Novel Communication Tools: Using Text4Baby & Just In Time Parenting to Meet the Needs of Parents

Presented by Dr. Aaron Ebata, Dr. Pat Nelson (Just In Time Parenting) & Luisa Soaterna-Castaneda (Text 4 Baby)
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

April 03, 2014

Trauma in Young Children Under 4-Years of Age: Attachment, Neurobiology, and Interventions

Presented by Dr. Kimberly Renk
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

January 23, 2014

9 Important Communication Skills for Deescalating the Cycle of Abuse & Violence

Presented by Victor Harris, PhD & Heidi Radunovich, PhD
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

2012

February 29, 2012

Co-parenting at a Distance

Presented by Angela Huebner, PhD & Kara Newby, M.S.
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

January 25, 2012

Helping Military Families Create Systems of Social Support

Presented by Dennis K. Orthner, PhD
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

2011

December 8, 2011

Identifying & Building Upon Strengths in Military Families

Presented by Kimberly Greder & David Brown
NO CEs Offered for Archived Viewing

 

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