For the Sake of the Child is a podcast where we will share stories of military service members, family members, professionals and kids as they navigate the many challenges and adventures associated with living the military lifestyle.
Past Student 2 Student® Bailey shares her journey from S2S™ to Now
Bailey Shaw shares her amazing journey from Student 2 Student® at Falcon High School in Colorado Springs to college at Arizona State University leading to her ambition and drive to be a teacher and hopefully future Student to Student Sponsor. She explains how she reached back through the core values learned in her S2S club and the Frances Hesselbein Student Leadership Program to help her transition to college and assist her through a rocky start to her Sophomore year due to Covid.
Frances Hesslebein Student Leadership Program (FHSLP) is a highly selective leader development workshop for exemplary S2S students. This week-long experience is conducted in partnership with the US Military Academy in West Point, New York and US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. https://www.militarychild.org/programs/frances-hesselbein-student-leadership-program
This podcast as made possible thanks to the generous support from HEB.
Veteran’s Day Special: Transitioning Out of the Military—Child of a Newly Retired Veteran
"Breathe through the process" suggests one veteran-connected college student to families retiring from the military. As the daughter of a recently retired Army Officer, Hannah understands transition can be unpredictable and concerning. Listen in as we talk together about how she's handling this new chapter in her life as the child of a new retiree.
Bolster Family Readiness with United Through Reading
Chief guardian and spokesperson of United Through Reading, CEO Dr. Sally Ann Zoll shares how the organization is finding ways to support connections during COVID-19. In this episode hear more about their new initiative Readiness 365 that uses reading to bolster family readiness.
Post Traumatic Growth
Listen with us as Jenny Lynne Stroup shares her family’s experience with mental health and military life. She discusses the importance of changing the narrative when it comes to discussing mental health and how she calls her experience Post Traumatic Growth.
Stressors and Coping Techniques for Remote Learners
Today we discuss some of the stressors our children are experiencing today with remote learning with licensed clinician social worker, Marla Monk. On staff at the Stephen A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Veterans Village of San Diego, Marla works with military families on developing various coping techniques not only for parents but also for military children. As a military spouse herself, Marla, truly understands the military community and offers practical advice on empowering children during this unique time.
Last Week to Participate: Blue Star Families 2020 Military Family Lifestyle Survey
Please join us as we chat with Dr. Kim Hunt, Senior Research Manager at Blue Star Families, about their annual military family lifestyle survey. Dr. Hunt shares important topics identified in last year's survey, how they affect our military community and also highlights the focus and importance of completing this year's survey.
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I love how they take lesson learned from others and bring actionable advice to help guide Mother’s and fathers through the journey of being a military family.
Military Family Member
What a great way to share important information for military families! Frankly, professionals and non-military can learn a LOT from these podcasts.