Audio and Video
Heidi J. Bauer, MSW, LCSW, a therapist specializing in working with service members and their families, presents an overview of her four simple drills to help reverse the symptoms of stress. These drills can help slow your heart rate, lower your blood pressure and reduce the level of stress hormones in your body. By doing these drills regularly, you can lower your baseline stress level and be better prepared to deal with stress in the future.
The first drill is a progressive muscle relaxation exercise to help reverse the symptoms of stress. This drill provides exercises that help you become focused, calm, alert, relaxed and ready.
The second drill helps you relax by focusing on different parts of your body. This drill provides exercises designed to rid your mind of negative thoughts and instill a feeling of calmness and safety.
The third drill will help you relax your back. This drill provides exercises targeted at releasing stress in your neck, shoulders, and back, allowing you to have a well-rested body.
The fourth drill will help you get to sleep. This drill provides exercises designed to help you fall asleep and improve the quality of your sleep so that you become mentally stronger and more alert.
The fifth drill is music to chill by to help reverse the symptoms of stress. This drill provides music to designed to help you fall asleep and to improve the quality of your sleep so that you become mentally stronger and more alert.
Bullies are mean. Bullies are scary. Bullies are a pain in the brain — and every child needs to know what to do when confronted by one. This book blends humor with serious, practical suggestions for coping with bullies.
This booklet explores the issues of stress, trauma, grief and loss as it relates to reunion with an injured parent.
The Military and Family Life Counselor Program includes personal financial counseling to help you and your family manage finances, resolve financial problems and reach long-term goals, such as getting an education, buying a home and planning for retirement.
This two page brochure provides an overview of the Child and Youth Behavioral Military and Family Life Counselor Program.
CDs and DVDs
Multimedia outreach resources leverage the power of the beloved Sesame Street Muppets to provide families and young children ages 2 to 8 with critically-needed resources to help reassure children that they will be cared for, and that, together with their families, they can learn ways to cope with the stress and changes associated with divorce or separation and have hope for the future. This research-based initiative offers tools to help young children cope with and understand divorce at an age-appropriate level and aid families in managing the impact of this tough transition.
"Talk, Listen, Connect: When Families Grieve" is a DVD resource kit featuring Elmo, other Sesame Street Muppets and the courageous stories of families who have experienced the death of a parent. The bilingual (English and Spanish) kit includes a DVD, children’s storybook and guide for parents and caregivers.
This card provides service members with tips to help them sleep and relax. A sleeping mask is included.
This is a comprehensive packet of materials for parents, caregivers and professionals who work to meet the needs of young children challenged by the stressors of military life, such as deployment and relocation.
This Trevor Romain comfort kit for kids is centered on the Parents Choice Gold Award-winning DVD, "What on Earth Do You Do When Someone Dies?" Despite the serious subject matter, kids of all ages are enlightened and encouraged as Romain's characters learn how to move toward grief instead of running away from it. This comfort kit includes a DVD, book, a journal for self-expression, a stuffed animal for comfort, a special memory box for keepsakes, and a booklet for caregivers.
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Non-Medical Counseling military life topic area of Military OneSource.