Family Systems Trends and Transitions: What They Mean For Military Families
January 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EST
About This Webinar:
This webinar is part 1 of 2 on Family Systems.
Families are changing in response to large global trends. Military families are experiencing the same transitions which may be compounded by military service. Demographic changes will be discussed and the implications on family systems. In this webinar, participants share views of these changes, both personally and professionally.
Examine family systems trends and changes – global, U.S. and military families
Examine implications for family resilience during transitions, both military and family-related
Discuss the implications for our practice
Reflect on the impact of these trends for military families that you serve
Karen Shirer, Ph.D. serves as Educational Program Specialist for OneOp Family Transitions. In this role, she provides content expertise to support the development of learn events, scholarly manuscripts, and facilitation of webinars. She has 45 years of experience as an educator, manager, researcher, and administrator for family strengthening education programs in both formal and non-formal settings. In her previous Extension position before retiring, she provided statewide leadership for Extension programs in human development, health and nutrition, and financial empowerment education. Dr. Shirer’s research interests include family education program development, working families, and other efforts that strengthen individual and family resilience. Her primary work focuses on designing curricula and program interventions for low-income families, most recently for unmarried parents to help them parent together.
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This material is based upon work supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Office of Military Family Readiness Policy, U.S. Department of Defense under Award Number 2019-48770-30366.