- About Us
- Obesity Prevention
Our New Look, Finding Work, and the Effort Against Sexual Assault
May 13, 2014
We are here to assist professionals with the right tools and information to keep our military families strong!
1. Explore Our Newly Redesigned Website
The latest version of our website is up and features improved navigation and program search features. While on our website, you may want to search for a program or view and download a fact sheet on a particular program of interest. Our Continuum of Evidence features fact sheets on over 750 programs that can be used to benefit military families. We hope the redesign makes it easier for you to learn about the services the Clearinghouse offers, identify appropriate programs, and access resources. Click here to visit our updated website…
2. Meet Our Team!
We have a few new faces at the Clearinghouse. Ryan Rosendale is a Research and Evaluation Scientist and is currently working on the Navy Youth Fitness and Obesity Prevention projects. Ryan Chesnut also joined the Clearinghouse as a Research and Evaluation Scientist and is helping to develop a strength-based parenting program for military families, as well as helping to evaluate programs used by professionals serving military families. Matt McGee, our Instructional Production Specialist, is working on module and media development for Severity Scales, and also works with the other instructional designers developing learning modules and designing curriculum. Frank Materia is a Research Assistant, and is currently helping to develop evaluation and sustainable technology-integration methods within the THRIVE initiative, as well as contributing to the ongoing development of the Clearinghouse's Continuum of Evidence. Frank Wilson has recently joined our team as an instructional designer, working on the Thrive Initiative, a parenting program for families with children from birth through eighteen years. Click here to learn more about our team…
3. Continuum of Programs
Conducting literature reviews to compare the evidence base of multiple programs can be time consuming. The Clearinghouse has reviewed over 750 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 2011 for new evaluations and program updates. Click here to read more, find a program, or submit a program...
4. Finding Work When Transitioning to Civilian Life
Leaving the military can be a daunting experience. This is especially true if the service member is looking for employment. The Clearinghouse has compiled a list of resources that may assist military personnel returning to civilian life find jobs that are a good match for their particular military training and experiences, create and post resumes, and search through available positions in the areas near where they live. Click here for a list of resources aimed at helping service members find work when transitioning to civilian life…
5. Intervention and Prevention from a Distance
In these tough economic times many of us are looking for ways to save time and money. These financial pressures can also influence our intervention and prevention efforts. One potential way to save is to reduce or eliminate the time and expense related to travel for both participants and facilitators. Click here to learn more about the pros and cons of distance learning and to get help finding the best remote delivery program...
6. Females are Not Alone in the Effort Against Sexual Assault
As many as 1 in 4 female students will be the victims of attempted and/or completed rape during their college careers. Fortunately, this alarming information is not going unnoticed. The White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault recently announced the launching of the Not Alone website. This is only one of several steps outlined in a recently released report by the task force. Click here to read our blog describing these efforts…
7. 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...