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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.

Citation: The military family advocacy program. (2018, November 8). Retrieved February 7, 2019, from https://www.militaryonesource.mil/family-relationships/family-life/preventing-abuse-neglect/the-family-advocacy-program Campise, M. & Huleatt, W. (2018). Department of Defense family advocacy program [PDF file]. Retrieved from https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwjmssqfgrThAhXNT98KHeHLBEoQFjACegQIAhAC&url=https%3A%2F%2Fhealth.mil%2FReference-Center%2FPresentations%2F2018%2F04%2F23%2FDoD-Family-Advocacy-Program&usg=AOvVaw3R4uabpl06SwIYbQuNGEZJ. 

Category: Programs, therapies, and resources

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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.

Citation: The family check-up. (n.d.). Retrieved February 7, 2019, from https://reachinstitute.asu.edu/family-check-up

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The family life cycle refers to the normative emotional and intellectual stages of family development over the lifespan.

Category: Theories

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

Citation: Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (2019). Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. Washington DC: The Joint Staff.

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.

Citation: Operation READY (n.d.). The Army family readiness group leader's handbook[PDF]. Retrieved from www.au.af.mil/au/awc/awcgate/army/frg_hdbk.pdf

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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.

Citation: Early Intervention Foundation. (n.d.). Family stress model. Retrieved from https://www.eif.org.uk/download.php?file=files/pdf/cg-rpc-2-2-family-stress-model.pdf

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

Citation: Allen, K. R., & Henderson, A. C. (2017). Family theories: Foundations and applications. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

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.

Citation: Allen, K. R., & Henderson, A. C. (2017). Family theories: Foundations and applications. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

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

Citation: Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (2019). Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. Washington DC: The Joint Staff.

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

Citation: Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (2019). Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. Washington DC: The Joint Staff.

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