Anchored. Episode 19 | Supporting Military Spouses with Employment and Higher Education Transitions

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About this Episode

Military spouses face countless transitions and life-changes that can impact career, higher education goals and finances. This podcast episode explores Christine “C.C.” Gallagher‘s  experience as a military spouse and mother who has gone through several Permanent Change of Stations (PCSs) and how they’ve impacted her employment journey. C.C. shares helpful resources connected to military spouse employment and higher education. Molly Herndon offers details about two MFLN Personal Finance webinars focusing on military spouse employment as well as the Forever GI Bill and higher education.

Guest Bios

Christine “C.C.” Gallagher is a highly accomplished, enthusiastic leader and recognized expert who is dedicated to improving the quality of life for military families across multiple industries. C.C. is the spouse of an active duty Army soldier and a mother to two military children. She has experienced six military moves in a decade of marriage, two deployments and countless extended separations.

Molly Herndon, M.S., is the Program Coordinator for the Military Families Learning Network’s Personal Finance Concentration Area. Molly works to create a network for Extension Educators and Military Personal Finance Managers by providing resources and information on personal finance topics through various social media outlets and Military Families Learning Network programming.

CE Information

1.0 CE will be available for this podcast episode 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 Family Therapist licenses. The UT Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work is an approved CE provider in all but the following 11 states: Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, North Dakota, and Oklahoma.

*Participants are encouraged to check with their states’ latest licensing rules to confirm reciprocity and CE rules.*

CE Credits Available

To obtain CEUs for this episode, take the evaluation and post-test here.

Additional Materials

This material is based on work supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Office of Military Family Readiness Policy, U.S. Department of Defense Award Number 2015-48770-24368.

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