Resources for Supporting Military Children

Naval Base Kitsap School Liaison Officer--including lots of links to educational and other supports for Navy families and children   http://kitsap.navylifepnw.com/programs/6aecb05b-21f3-41af-b257-2c829b0f971e

Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Children  http://kitsap.navylifepnw.com/child-youth/resources/educational-resources-services

Military kids and public school attendance http://www.militarychild.org/public/upload/files/SchoolAttendancePoliciesFINAL.pdf

Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction--resources to assist military students  http://www.k12.wa.us/MilitaryKids/Resources.aspx

Educator's Guide to the Military Child During Deployment http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/os/homefront/homefront.pdf

Johns-Hopkins Military Child Initiative: Building Resilient Kids (FREE on-line course for counselors and educators—including continuing ed and credit)  http://www.jhsph.edu/mci/training_course/ 

Free Military Culture In-service Training from Dept of Defense Centers of Excellence

Email mrmc.dcoe.t2-mkc@mail.mil  , with subject line ‘Military Culture In-service Training’


NASP Resources for Psychologists-- and Counselors

How School Psychologists can support Children of Military Families http://www.nasponline.org/resources/principals/Military_Families_Feb11_NASSP.PDF

Parents Called to Active Duty: Helping Children Cope

http://www.nasponline.org/resources/crisis_safety/parents-called-to-active.pdf

Opportunities for School Psychologists Working With Children of Military Families

http://www.nasponline.org/publications/cq/39/5/childrenofmilitary.aspx

Supporting Students from Military Families by Ron Avi Astor, Linda Jacobson, and Rami Benbenishty (2012; four vol set)  http://www.militarychild.org/new-resources-ron-avi-astor

Military Children and Families (The Future of Children,

Volume 23 Number 2 Fall 2013)-- download as pdf or view as html

http://www.princeton.edu/futureofchildren/publications/journals/journal_details/index.xml?journalid=80

National Child Traumatic Stress Network, including military pages 

http://mfkb.nctsn.org/cwis/index.php

http://www.nctsnet.org/resources/topics/military-children-and-families

Military Children—documentary in 4 parts; includes School Liaisons from different Service Branches

http://breakingground.wamu.org/  

Defense Centers of Excellence—then search ‘military children’

http://afterdeployment.dcoe.mil/

http://militarykidsconnect.dcoe.mil/educators/resources

Military Family Research Institute, Purdue University

Serving Military Families in the 21st Century (book)

http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415880664/


Other resources: 

https://www.mfri.purdue.edu/publications/recommended.aspx


How Educators Can Help

https://www.mfri.purdue.edu/resources/public/hth/HowToHelp_Teachers-print.pdf

print version

http://www.militaryonesource.mil/12038/MOS/HowToHelp-Teachers.pdf

pdf version

https://www.mfri.purdue.edu/resources/public/book_resources_for_educators.pdf

Military Child Education Coalition

http://www.militarychild.org/ Also has free downloads of materials!

Military One Source

http://www.militaryonesource.mil/those-who-support-community-partners

USA4 Military Families

http://www.usa4militaryfamilies.dod.mil/MOS/f?p=USA4:HOME:0

Military Families Near and Far

https://www.familiesnearandfar.org/resources/

National Military Family Association

http://www.militaryfamily.org/

Military Youth on the Move (for kids)       

http://www.militaryonesource.mil/family-and-relationships/military-youth-on-the-move

Military Kids Connect (for kids)

http://militarykidsconnect.dcoe.mil/

Tutor.com —live, 1:1, 24/7 tutoring for all k-12 military dependents.

 www.tutor.com/military

FREE SAT prep thru Khan Academy

https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/sat

 2015 Military Children’s Scholarship Handbook

http://militaryhandbooks.com/view-military-handbooks/childrens-scholarship-handbook/

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