Serving Military Families: Theories, Research, and Application

Serving Military Families: Theories, Research, and Application

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317554691
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/11/2015
Series: Textbooks in Family Studies
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 410
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Karen Blaisure is a Professor at Western Michigan University where she teaches a course on Family Life and the Military.

Tara Saathoff-Wells is a Research & Evaluation Scientist for the Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness at The Pennsylvania State University.

Angela Pereira is a retired U.S. Army Colonel and a consultant and educator on psychological health and military life issues.

Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth is Professor of Human Development and Family Studies and Director of the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University.

Amy Dombro is a writer who develops resources for teachers, family support professionals, and community leaders to assist military and veteran families and children.

Table of Contents

Foreword 1. An Introduction to Military Culture and Military Families  2. An Overview of Military Personnel and Their Families  3. Defining Features of Military Family Life  4. Children and Youth in Military Families  5. Ways of Thinking About Family Stress and Resilience  6. Individual and Family Development in the Military  7. The Effects of War on Service Members  8. The Effects of War on Families  9. Women in the Military and Women Veterans  10. Veterans and Families  11. Policies and Programs that Support Military Families  12. Civilian Organizations that Support Military Families  13. Involving Families in Systems and Strategies of Care  14. Serving Military Families

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