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 the Department of Defense develop its workforce in the areas of child, youth and family programs. Click on the link to open a PDF of the products:
For three 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. In addition to the overall National Youth of the Year award, the Boys & Girls Clubs sponsors a Military Youth of the Year competition. Click on the link to open a PDF of the fact sheet:
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.
The Department of Defense teamed up with the Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness at Penn State to create a parenting-education program. Thrive is a free online program that promotes positive parenting, stress management and healthy lifestyle practices.
A complete listing of EFMP fact sheets is available to assist military families with the many needs associated with having an exceptional family member.
Keeping children healthy and active is a top priority for our military community. These useful fact sheets are designed for service providers and families alike.
Sesame Street’s Talk, Listen, Connect resources help military families and their young children cope with deployments, changes and grief. In addition to helpful fact sheets, the posters below were 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.