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Veteran Parenting Toolkit: Together Building Strong Families | South Central MIRECC

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Developers: Michelle D. Sherman, PhD, Ursula B. Bowling, PsyD, Jeffrey Anderson, PhD, and Karen Wyche, PhD

The Veteran Parenting Toolkit includes five sets of age-specific parenting materials for young Veteran parents and their partners. Each parenting toolkit addresses the following topics:

  • Did you know? (Interesting facts about children this age)
  • Cognitive, social and physical development
  • Reconnecting with your child after deployment
  • How to talk to your child about deployment
  • Strengthening your relationship with your child
  • Managing common behavioral challenges
  • Red flags for concern
  • Taking care of yourself as a parent
  • Reconnecting with your partner after deployment and communication tips for couples
  • Resource guide

This product is a best practice.

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Last updated: December 19, 2023