1. Reuniting: Post Deployment
2. Keeping a Relationship Together
3. The Uniqueness of Military Family Life
4. Dealing with Deployment and Separation
5. Helping Children Cope with Deployment
6. Staying Connected during Deployment
7. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Parents & Spouses explore:
Strategies in reunifying as a spouse & parent, The uniqueness of being a military couple & family, Ways to help children cope with the separation & loss of a parent, Ways families can keep their marital & parental relationships strong, How to handle situations of family members returning with permanent disabilities, Strategies to support each other through the stresses of deployment & separation, Strategies to assist returning military personnel in reunifying back into the family & community, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), understanding the condition, how to recognize signs of PTSD, & how to help loved ones seek proper treatment.
Seven independent lessons each 60 to 90 minutes long.
Lesson Plans include goals, objectives, discussion topics, interactive activities, worksheets, and handouts for participants. Color slides are included on the CD designed for overhead and/or Power Point presentations to meet your style of training. Activities inform, engage and empower participants in developing new skills and increasing their understanding of the issues unique to military families. Lessons also include marketing and workshop tools that can be customized with your agency name, location, date and time of the workshop.
Customizing options: Flyers, postcards, name tags, “This Way” sign and a choice of five certificates of completion.
No need for hours of preparation. Each lesson comes with all the materials you need to conduct your workshop. Home practice assignments allow parents the chance to use and share the knowledge gained in class at home with their family and friends.
The Seven Lessons are ideal to:
…offer as a series of weekly classes in your military and civilian
…support the families in your community who have members
serving in the military.
…instruct professional staff, educators and home visitors at
The lessons are a versatile means of educating families on the philosophy and skills of Nurturing Parenting, proven evidence-based parenting programs.
This Item is Used in the Following Program(s):
Community Based Education for Military Families