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The family advocacy program (FAP) is a federally mandated program on every U.S. military installation with command sponsored families that promotes the prevention and rehabilitation of domestic abuse, child abuse, and neglect.

Category: Programs and therapies

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The family check-up model is a proven strengths-based intervention model designed to promote child (2-17 years) well-being through the improvement of parent and family management.

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Family readiness is the preparedness of military families to address the challenges of the military lifestyle.

Category: Military

Family readiness groups (FRG) are voluntary support groups of loved ones, volunteers, soldiers, and civilians in which members mutually support one another and communicate with the chain of command and community resources.

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The family stress model addresses the relationships between family stressors, parental relationships, and child outcome. In this model, these stressors (typically economic in nature) negatively impact the parental relationship, which then reflects negatively upon child outcomes.

Family stress and resilience theory investigates how families respond to stressors, and how family resilience may prevent these reactions from being negative.

Category: Theories

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Family systems theory examines the relationships between subsystems (2-3 members) within a family. These subsystems all communicate with one another under a family hierarchy.

Category: Theories

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Federal military forces include "Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force personnel (including Reserve Component personnel) on federal active duty."

Category: Military

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Federal service refers to National Guard members when called to active duty.

Category: Military

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Focus groups are small group interviews with a discussion led by a moderator on the researcher's topic of interest.

Category: Study methods and variables

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