Resources for family child care providers to help young children handle the changes of military life - NAFCC handout, July 28, 2012
Helping Young Children Handle the Changes that Come with Military Life: The Role of the Early Childhood Professional National Association for Family Child Care Annual Conference, Atlanta July 28, 2012Presenter: Dr. Diane Bales (email@example.com)For a copy of the presentation slides, go to bit.ly/NAFCCmilitarychildcare2012. Resources for Child Care Providers Working with Military FamilieseXtension Resources (extension.org/militaryfamilies)• Military Families Learning Network Child Care Blog (blogs.extension.org/militaryfamilies/child-care/)• Recorded Web Conferences o “Secure Attachments: Building Caring Relationships with Parents and Children in Military Families” (learn.extension.org/events/443) o “Using Books in Child Care to Connect with Military Children’s Lives” (learn.extension.org/events/488)• Printable List of Children’s Books for Young Children in Military Families (create.extension.org/sites/default/files/books_for_young_military_children.pdf)• Articles on Military Topics (extension.org/category/military_child_care) o List of Military Acronyms (extension.org/pages/60271/military-acronyms) o How Child Care Providers Can Help Deployed Parents and Their Children Stay Connected (extension.org/pages/61674/how-child-care-providers-can-help-deployed- parents-and-their-children-stay-connected) o Reflections of Military Life in Children’s Pretend Play (extension.org/pages/63345/reflections-of-military-life-in-childrens-pretend-play)Social Media Connections• Facebook: Child Care and Military Families page (facebook.com/childcareandmilitaryfamilies)• Twitter: Military Child Care (@milchildcare: twitter.com/milchildcare)• LinkedIn: Early Care & Education for Military Families group (linkedin.com/groups?gid=4276983&trk=hb_side_g)
eeXtension Resour n rces Com ming Soon n• Fall 2012 Web Conferences (2 – 3 pm Eastern tim E me) o Sept 19 (Tenta t. ative title: Ef ffects of chronic stress on the bra develop s ain pment of yooung milita children ary n) o Oct. 17 (Tentati title: The developm ive e ment of resil iliency in yo oung militar children) ry o Nov. 14 (Tentat tive title: Re eflections of military lif in young children’s a fe activity) o Free to participa certifica ate; ates available; links w be poste on learn. will ed .extension.oorg• Interactive children book dat n’s tabase and forum• Military Culture 101 Free online learning module C 1: gOOther Res sources• Zero to Three: Com T ming Togeth Around Military Fa her amilies (zero otothree.or rg/about- us/fundeed-projects/ /military-fam milies) o Duty to Care e-learning co y ourses (zero otothree.orgg/about-us//funded-pro ojects/milita ary- famillies/duty-to- -care-you-m make-a-diffe erence.htmml) o Supp porting You Children series (ze ung n erotothree.oorg/about-u us/funded-pprojects/miliitary- famillies/operatio on-parentin ng-edge.htm ml) o Hono oring Our Babies and Toddlers (z B zerotothree .org/about--us/funded- -projects/military- famillies/honorin ng-our-babies-and-toddlers.html)• Military OneSource (militaryon O e nesource.m mil)• Military Child Education Coalit C tion (militar rychild.org/) )• Penn St tate Extension Childca and You Training and Technical Assist are uth g tance Projeect (extension.psu.edu u/cyttap)• Child Ca Aware Military Fee Assistance Program (naccrra.org/military-f are M e families)• Better Brains for Ba B abies informmation on stress and t brain (b s the bbbgeorgia.org/stress.php) This material is based upon n work supporte ed by the Nation nal Institute of Fo ood and Agricult ture, U.S. Depar rtment of Agricu ulture, e Office of Family Policy, Childre and the en and Youth, U..S. Department o of Defense unde er Award No. 20 010‐48869‐20685 5.