09 Jan
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Family Foundations

Developed and researched by Mark Feinberg, Ph.D., Family Foundations is the result of years of his work as a clinical psychologist, family therapist, and prevention scientist at Penn State University.  Many colleagues, professionals, and families contributed to the development and testing of Family Foundations. We appreciate all of their support.  NIH provided funding for the […]

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09 Jan
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Tips for MRE Practitioners Working with First Responders

First responders (an elite group including police officers/fire fighters/paramedics) are often regarded as “heroes” who are passionate about their public service roles, and who provide invaluable and life-saving services to the community. However, along with demanding work schedules, some of the core skills that make first responders successful in their job can also create challenges […]

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09 Jan
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“Something Important is Going on Here!”Making Connections Between Marriage, Relationship Quality and Health (Wingspread Conference Proceedings 2012)

The health benefits of marriage have been much commented upon in recent years by scholars, public officials, health and human service practitioners, and the media. Married people, we are told, are healthier and live longer, but the significance and practical use of this finding is not clear. Should healthcare professionals and advocates pay attention to […]

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09 Jan
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The Amazing Race of a National Guard Couple

This activity gives seriously dating and engaged National Guard couples the opportunity to anticipate and discuss some of the challenges inherent to one or both partners being in the Guard.

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09 Jan
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It’s a Plan

This is an activity for step-parents who might care for step-children while their spouse is deployed.

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09 Jan
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You’re Not Alone

An activity to help grandparents who are caring for children of deployed soldiers identify support systems.

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