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April 29, 2015
We are here to assist professionals with the right tools and information to keep our military families strong!
1. We Want Your Feedback
We are interested in learning more about the kinds of news and information you would like to see in future Clearinghouse Connects editions. Please click here to leave us feedback.
2. Free Training Related to Military Culture
Are you a professional whose passion is serving military families? Are you interested in learning more about military culture and enhancing your experience working with military families? The Center for Deployment Psychology offers free online courses that can help! Click here to learn about these and other Center for Deployment Psychology online courses.
3. Current Research and Best Practices Guidelines for Combating Bullying and Protecting Victims
The effects of bullying can be severe and lasting. Fortunately, there are several efforts underway intended to address the issue of bullying. Our featured resource Bullying, Teen Aggression, and Social Media (BTASM) is devoted exclusively to understanding bullying, its causes, impacts, and complex dynamics, and to examining the most effective ways to stop it and prevent it. Click here to learn more about BTASM and other tools and resources to combat bullying.
4. Featured Research Brief: National and State-Level Prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences
A recently released research brief by Child Trends describes work done to identify the prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) among children from birth to age 17 at a national level. ACEs are stressful or traumatic events that some children experience. Click here to learn more about ACEs, the report, and its findings.
5. Continuum of Programs
The Clearinghouse has placed 23 new programs on the Continuum of Evidence since our last newsletter, bringing our total reviewed to over 900 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...