Military REACH Review |
April 2023 Newsletter
Glimpsing the iceberg: Parent-child physical aggression and abuse
(Slep et al., 2022)
Military-related stress, self-efficacy, and anxiety: Investigating the role of marital quality in military couples
(Lucier-Greer et al., 2022)
Transferable resilience practices: Communication and resilience of U.S. military spouses during the initial stages of the COVID-19 pandemic
(Fanari et al., 2022)
Living liminal lives: Army partners’ spatiotemporal experiences of deployment
Qualitative examination of homecoming experiences among active-duty military fathers during reintegration
(Blankenship et al., 2023)
Influence of comorbid social anxiety disorder on symptomatology
and social functioning in female military sexual trauma survivors with PTSD
(Gros et al., 2022)
Internet-based family training with telephone coaching to promote mental
health treatment initiation among veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder:
A pilot study
(Kuhn et al., 2022)
The relationship between parental disability and child outcomes:
Evidence from veteran families
(Lakdawala & Bharadwaj, 2022)
Influence of “Decide + Be Ready” contraceptive decision aid on pre-deployment health decisions
(Wilcox et al., 2022)
Social factors predict treatment engagement in veterans with PTSD or SUD
(Fivecoat et al., 2022)
Gender differences in social support for diabetes self-management:
A qualitative study among veterans
(Gray et al., 2023)
The PTSD Family Coach app in veteran family members: Pilot randomized
(van Stolk-Cooke et al., 2023)
FOR MILITARY FAMILIES & HELPING PROFESSIONALS:
Reflections and Preventions for Child Abuse Awareness Month
, Graduate Research Assistant, Military REACH
Child abuse is on the decline; however, it’s still a pervasive problem
in the United States. This piece discusses a few contexts in which child
abuse may occur, stress management suggestions for parents, and the
resources available for child abuse prevention, specifically
within the military.
You're Valued, Too: Overcoming the Challenges of Military Spousal Employment
, Undergraduate Research Assistant, Military REACH
Spousal employment is a continued challenge for military spouses. This piece discusses
the biases and barriers associated with military spousal employment, discusses how employment
can boost personal well-being, and describes the skills and assets military spouses
can bring to the workplace.
April is observed as Month of the Military Child to celebrate the 1.6 million U.S. military children.
As of 2021, there were
of Active Duty members and 658,378 children
of National Guard and Reserves members.
Purple is the color for military children because it is a combination of every branch color:
Air Force, Navy, and Coast Guard’s unique blues, Army green, and Marine red.
The official flower of the military child is the dandelion. Much like
dandelion seeds moving where the wind blows them, military children can take root and bloom wherever the military sends them.
for more information.
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