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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
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In order that government function more effectively, there is a growing national trend toward evidence-based policy making. Funding and implementing policies and programs that have been demonstrated to work through peer-reviewed evaluation studies ensures that we are getting the maximum amount of return on investments and are serving the public in the most efficient and responsible manner...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Clearinghouse Connects: Spring 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...
Friday, April 24, 2015
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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 courses that can help! The Center for Deployment Psychology offers a number of interactive, high-quality, web-based courses intended to educate, and provide a...
Monday, February 2, 2015
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The effects of bullying can be severe and lasting. Victims may experience loneliness, feelings of isolation, depression, anxiety, loss of self-esteem, missed school, and decreased academic performance. At the extreme, bullying can lead to suicidal thoughts and behavior. Bullying also has a negative impact on perpetrators, families, schools, and society. Fortunately, there are several efforts...
Monday, February 2, 2015
Winter 2015 Newsletter
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...
Monday, January 26, 2015
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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are stressful or traumatic events that some children experience. ACEs can come in many forms and often have lasting negative effects on health and well-being. Some examples of ACEs are physical, emotional, or sexual abuse, neglect, parental divorce or incarceration, economic hardship, and a range of parental dysfunctions. Some examples of associated outcomes...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Military Family 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 leaning what resources and programs the participants found most valuable. MFAM...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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Bullies intend to harm or make their victims afraid through repeated aggression. The aggression may be physical, verbal, or social and relational (e.g., cyberbullying). The goal of the bully is to be perceived as being more powerful than the victim (whether by social status, physical stature, or other factors). This behavior happens in familiar social groups. Sometimes people think of bullying...
Monday, December 15, 2014
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U.S. News and World Reports consistently identifies Penn State among the top national universities for veterans (currently #2; http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/rankings/nat...). Similarly, G.I. Jobs named Penn State World Campus a military friendly school. So what is it that we have done as a university to deserve these accolades? Here are a few of the things that...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Clearinghouse Connects: Fall 2014
We are here to assist professionals with the right tools and information to keep our military families strong! 1. Please help us welcome a new addition to the Clearinghouse: Colonel Patrick McClelland, USAF, Retired Patrick's resume is quite extensive with more than 25 years of leadership and management experience including Vice Commander (Chief Operating Officer) 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air...

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