Making Sense of Science, Military Kids Connect Resources, and Help Us Help You

1. Make Sense of the Science with the Clearinghouse

We have developed five brief informational sheets related to implementation science, the military, and communication strategies, in a downloadable series called Making Sense of the Science (MSOS). The information is presented in a succinct and highly digestible format. Click here to learn more or download MSOS fact sheets...

2. Military Kids Connect Resources for Providers

Military Kids Connect now offers free resources for providers. "Primary care providers have a key role in screening military youth for stress reactions and other behavioral health problems," says Dr. Kelly A. Blasko, the Mobile Web Program Lead at the National Center for Telehealth and Technology at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Click here to learn more or to link to the resources for providers...

3. Survey: School Personnel’s Social Media Use

School personnel in K-12 schools may use social media and blended learning platforms to search for new ideas to support their students. If you work in a school, please take this short survey on your personal and professional use of social media and blended learning platforms! The goal of this survey is to determine the best way to provide accessible, evidence-based information and resources to school personnel. Feel free to share the link with other school staff you know! Click here to begin the survey...

4. Conversations with Spouses about Transition from Military Life

Are you the spouse of a separated or retired military member who wants to shape the programs you used, or would have liked to use, when your spouse entered or separated from the Armed Forces? We are looking to have informal conversations with spouses who have recently (within the past 5 years) separated or retired from the military to help shape programs created for spouses like you! Contact rak5434@psu.edu for more information. These conversations are part of a concentrated effort to inform future training related to military families transitioning from the military to the civilian sector.

5. Continuum of Programs

The Clearinghouse has reviewed over 950 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 of this or other blogs...