Strengthening the Homefront: A Tactical Toolkit for Deployment

Deployment is arguably the most challenging of the normative stressors experienced by military families and children. The impact to families and children is well-documented, but also identifies variability in outcomes as a function of various factors including deployment characteristics, parental functioning, familial factors, and individual functioning. This training provides behavioral health providers and professionals who support military families a “tactical toolkit” of ready-to-use, research- and clinically-informed strategies that address targeted domains for intervention at each phase of the emotional cycle of deployment. Inherent to the discussion is how to adapt strategies to incorporate family strengths and preferences from a cultural, racial/ethnic, and belief system perspective.
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Instructional Format
This course is available online as an interactive, reading based asynchronous webinar, including a combination of reading, videos and activities. Participants will complete the course and take an online post-test.

Total CE Credits:1.5
Total Contact Hours: 1.5

Learning Objectives: Following the training, attendees will be able to:

  • Evaluate the impact of deployment on family functioning.
  • Develop strategies to enhance familial relationships during the Deployment Cycle.

Target Audience: For behavioral health providers who treat military personnel, veterans and their families.

Instructional Content Level: Introductory/Beginner

Course Creation Date: 16 December 2022

Contact Information: Questions or concerns? Please contact Julie WIliams at