Eight practical steps to help military families through theunique issues they face
When service members return, it's up to their families to try tosoften their re-entry into civilian life. Healing Stress inMilitary Families offers practical help for military familiescoping with the myriad repercussions of their loved ones' duties,from their deployment to their return home.
Based on the latest scientific research and best practiceguidelines—as well as the authors' experience treatingveterans and their families—Healing Stress in MilitaryFamilies offers answers for the stress that comes not only fromwar, but also from other related issues, including deployment andredeployment, relocation, and reunion.
Healing Stress in Military Families provides:
Evidence-based advice for clinicians helping military familieswith adjustment problems by facilitating communication,reconnection, and growth
"Making It Real" exercises for clinicians to employ withfamilies in sessions
"Talking Points" that explore how to guide the family in theirhealing process
Homework handouts and between-session "Taking Action" exercisesfor families that reinforce and build on skills and informationintroduced in sessions
Compassionately written with the military family at heart,Healing Stress in Military Families provides theinformation, tools, and skills that will empower these courageousfamilies to more easily heal and become stronger and more resilientas they go through life.
"This practical workbook will help others understand the highlycomplex factors that cause dysfunction within military families.Using a clear format that avoids jargon, providers and families canwork through the eight practical steps that focus on reconnectingthe family and improving resiliency. This excellent book willsurely become core material for anyone interested in working withmilitary families."
—Bradford Felker, MD, Director, Mental Health PrimaryCare Service, VA Puget Sound Health Care System and AssociateProfessor, Department of Psychiatry, University of WashingtonSchool of Medicine
"Healing Stress in Military Families: Eight Steps toWellness is a timely, practical publication that recognizes andaddresses the impact of traumatic stress on countless 'hiddenvictims,' our military families. The focus on empowerment andgoal-directedness—versus illness, disorder anddysfunction—is so needed today."
—Mark D. Lerner, PhD, President, American Academy ofExperts in Traumatic Stress
Book year: 2012
Book pages: 264
Book language: en
File size: 1.21 MB
File type: epub
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