The 5210 Healthy Military Children campaign encourages parents to help their children take simple steps toward lifetime wellness. Each of the 5210 principles can also be incorporated into adult lives, creating a family effort to reduce obesity and increase physical and nutritional health. Click on the link to open a PDF of the fact sheet:
The Department of Defense strives to support the health and well-being of military service members and their families, and their participation in the White House’s Task Force on Childhood Obesity augments these efforts, helping identify strategies to prevent and treat childhood obesity within the military community. Click on the link to open a PDF of the fact sheet:
The Military Academic Advancement Program offers premier graduate-level distance education opportunities to military spouses, veterans, service members and civilian professionals serving the military community. MAAP promotes the professional development of participants and helps DoD develop its workforce in the areas of child, youth and family programs. Click on the link to open a PDF of the products:
For more than two decades, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America have partnered with the Department of Defense to provide nationally recognized, evidence-based programming for thousands of military youth around the world. This year, in addition to the overall National Youth of the Year award, the Boys & Girls Clubs are sponsoring a Military Youth of the Year competition. Click on the link to open a PDF of the fact sheet:
Downloadable posters with information about preventing child abuse and child neglect and reporting safety violations occurring in DoD child or youth programs or schools.
These short video public service announcements, sponsored by Military OneSource, are tools for service providers to use in promotional and training settings for parents as well as fellow service providers on military installations, to raise awareness about and help prevent child abuse and neglect.
Below are the new Sesame Workshop, Trevor Romain and ZERO TO THREE posters developed specifically for service providers. Click on the link to open a PDF of the poster you would like to print. Please note that the posters are sized to the specifications listed.