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Insights on Military Family Life, Reducing Bullying, and How We Serve Veterans
February 2, 2015
We are here to assist professionals with the right tools and information to keep our military families strong!
1. Military Support Programming Survey 2014
The Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) released its report on the results of the Military Support Programming Survey 2014. Over 1,500 active duty members, veterans, retirees, and their families were polled in order to gather their insights on military family life. In particular, the survey was interested in learning what resources and programs the participants found most valuable. Read about the Military Support Programming Survey here.
2. Featured Resource: Building Capacity To Reduce Bullying
Our featured resource, Building Capacity to Reduce Bullying, is the summary of a workshop convened by the Board on Children, Youth, and Families of the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council in April 2014. The report highlights current research on bullying prevention, considers what works and what does not work, and reviews lessons learned. Learn more by reviewing our blog dedicated to Building Capacity to Reduce Bullying.
3. Penn State University Among Best Universities for Veterans
U.S. News and World Reports consistently identifies Penn State among the top national universities for veterans. Similarly, G.I. Jobs named Penn State World Campus a military friendly school. So what is it that Penn State has done as a university to deserve these accolades? Learn how Penn State serves our active duty service members, veterans, and their families.
4. Meet Our Team!
We have a few new faces at the Clearinghouse. Vincent Barbieri, M.A., is a Research & Evaluation Associate for the Clearinghouse. Vincent currently works on the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program Project. He reviews empirical research regarding evidence-based programs, and these programs promote physical and mental well-being among service members and their families. Jennifer Smith, M. Ed., is an Implementation Specialist with the Clearinghouse. Jennifer provides proactive technical assistance in program implementation, evaluation, and sustainability. Click here to see our team members
5. Continuum of Programs
The Clearinghouse has reviewed 887 programs that can be used to benefit military families. This year we continue to review new programs and are re-vetting programs that were placed in 2012 for new evaluations and program updates. Click here to read more, find a program, or submit a program...
6. Technical Assistance
We are here to assist you each step of the way as you work to enhance the lives of military families. We can help you consider, plan for, implement, and evaluate evidenced-based programs designed to bolster military child, youth, and family resiliency and readiness. Click here to read more, or to contact the TA team by phone, email, or through a live chat session...