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Veteran Parenting Toolkits | South Central MIRECC

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Veteran Parenting Toolkit: Together Building Strong Families

Developers: Michelle D. Sherman, PhD, Ursula B. Bowling, PsyD, Jeffrey Anderson, PhD, and Karen Wyche, PhD

The Veteran Parenting Toolkit includes five sets of age-specific parenting materials for young Veteran parents and their partners. Each parenting toolkit addresses the following topics:

  • Did you know? (Interesting facts about children this age)
  • Cognitive, social and physical development
  • Reconnecting with your child after deployment
  • How to talk to your child about deployment
  • Strengthening your relationship with your child
  • Managing common behavioral challenges
  • Red flags for concern
  • Taking care of yourself as a parent
  • Reconnecting with your partner after deployment and communication tips for couples
  • Resource guide

Download the Toolkits

Provider Guide download

Infants (0-12 months) download

Toddlers (1-3 years) download

Preschoolers (3-5 years) download

School-Aged Children (6-12 years) download

Teenagers (13-18 years) download


Last updated: October 17, 2017