Clearinghouse Connects Fall 2013

In the Fall 2013 edition of the Clearinghouse Connects, check out our Kickoff event where we celebrated the Clearinghouse becoming a university-wide center. Also included is our achievement of reviewing over 650 programs. If you are interested in choosing and implementing the right evidence-based program, contact out Technical Assistance team today. In each issue we choose a program that may be of interest to professionals working with military families. This issue the spotlight is on the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America program, which has been placed as Effective on our Continuum of Evidence.

1. Kickoff Event

Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness Center Launch The Penn State Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness is now a university-wide center! On Friday, Nov. 1, more than 100 people gathered in the Nittany Lion Inn Board Room to recognize the success of the Clearinghouse and to launch it as a center. Click here to learn more about the kickoff event…

2. Continuum of Programs

Over the past three years, the Clearinghouse has reviewed the evidence base underlying over 650 family-based, family-therapeutic, school-based, and community-based programs designed to bolster child, youth, adult, and family resiliency and readiness. Click here to read more, find a program, or submit a program...

3. Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance Our Technical Assistance (TA) Team supports and empowers professionals who provide direct assistance to military families. We are here to help you choose and implement evidence-based programs and provide you with tools and resources to assist you during the planning, implementation, and evaluation stages. Click here to read more, or to contact the TA team by phone, email, or through a live chat session...

4. Spotlight On: Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

In this blog, we turn the spotlight on Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA). BBBSA is a mentoring program designed to provide youth with a one-to-one relationship with a caring adult. The Military Mentoring program is an initiative of BBBS that is geared towards youth with a parent in the military. Click here to read more of this or other blogs...