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Military Youth: Protecting and Promoting Resilience and Well-Being

About This Series

Military-connected youth face many life transitions. From frequent moves, deployments, and changes in the family, military youth live a special life. New places, experiencing different cultures, and unique lifestyles play a significant role in the life and development of military children and adolescents. Still, military life often takes a toll on families and especially the mental well-being of adolescents.  

Explore this webinar series as we bring together prominent family and youth development experts to share insights on protecting and promoting military-connected youth’s resilience and mental well-being. Discover evidence-informed strategies to promote resiliency and thriving in youth, further your understanding of the value of social-emotional learning, and identify specific ways adults can support youth well-being.

Promoting Youth Mental Well-Being by Building Social Emotional Learning Skills

In this webinar, Dr. Dale Blyth and Dr. Kate Walker describe SEL and share practical strategies and resources to support youth thriving.

What Can Families (and Other Adults) Do to Maximize Youth Well-Being

This webinar focuses on what adults inside and outside adolescents’ families can do to protect and promote their well-being, especially during transitions.

Applying a Positive Youth Development Framework to Increase Resiliency and Thrive

This webinar addresses how military youth faring in this changing landscape and how we assess and rebuild programs with a youth development framework that builds resilience and reduces the risk of military youth.