INCREASING UNDERSTANDING OF INFANTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN IN MILITARY FAMILIES THROUGH FOCUSED RESEARCH
Kathleen Mulrooney, MA, LPC
Dorinda Silver Williams, MSW, LCSW-C
In this policy brief, the authors examine the impact of deployments on infants and young children in military families and offer recommendations for future research.
To download this policy brief, click here.
Join us on Wednesday, April 18, for CIR’s Military Behavioral Health Colloquium at the USC University Park Campus. The event will be held in the Davidson Conference Center’s Alumni Room, from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm.
The Colloquium marks the launch of the Military Behavioral Health Journal and will feature presentations by the following first issue contributors:
“Correlates of the Perceived Value of a Third-Location Decompression Program for Canadian Forces Personnel Returning from Afghanistan”
Colonel Rakesh Jetly, M.D., FRCPC, Mental Health and Psychiatry Advisor, Canadian Forces Surgeon General
“Facilitators and Barriers in Effective Clinical Practice with Redeployed Military and Veteran Couples”
Kathryn Basham, Ph.D., LICSW, Professor, Smith College School of Social Work
“Impact of Deployment to Iraq on Marital Relationships of UK Military Personnel”
Nicola Fear, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London
“Systemic Approaches to Thinking About Military Families”
Patricia Lester, M.D., Director, FOCUS Project and UCLA Child Trauma Clinic
Attendance is free, but registration is required. To RSVP for this event, please click here.