Developing Resiliency in Young Military Children: The Role of Early Learning Professionals

Date: October 16, 2012
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Webinar
Contact: Kendra Moyses, kmoyses@anr.msu.edu

The Child Care concentration of the Military Families Learning Network is proud to announce the next session of our Child Care and Military Families web conference series.

You are invited to participate in the 60-minute web conference: Developing Resiliency in Young Military Children: The Role of Early Learning Professionals on Wednesday, October 17 at 2 p.m.

This web conference will:

  • Identify the risk and protective factors related to resiliency in military children
  • Describe the characteristics of military families that require and develop resiliency
  • Discuss how adults (including child care providers) can support the development of resiliency
  • Examine how differences in child temperament and development inform approaches

Presenters

Karen Petty, Ph.D., Interim Chair and Professor of Child Development in the Department of Family Sciences at Texas Woman’s University. (Learn more about Dr. Petty at: http://www.twu.edu/family-sciences/petty.asp)

Kathy Broniarczyk, M.S. is the Director of Outreach at the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University. She has worked with military families for over 15 years and has been a military spouse for 20+ years. Learn more about the Military Family Research Institute at https://www.mfri.purdue.edu/.

This 60-minute web conference will be presented for child care providers (both on-installation and in local communities) who work with Military Families, as well as early childhood professionals who supervise, direct, or educate child care providers who work with Military Families.

How to Attend the Web Conference 

No registration is required to attend this event. Simply log on to https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/milfam as a "guest" a few minutes before 2 p.m. on Sept. 19.

Selected articles have been identified to prepare you for this web conference. If you want to learn more about stress in military children before the web conference, we recommend that you review these articles. Links can be found at https://learn.extension.org/events/737. A recording of the web conference and additional resources will also be available at this site after the session. If you click "Follow this event," you can receive updates as more information is added to the site. 

To receive more information after the web conference, you can type your email address into the chat box during the session, or send an email to dbales@uga.edu after the session. To learn more about the Child Care concentration of the Military Families Learning Network, please visit http://blogs.extension.org/militaryfamilies/child-care/

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