FOCUS: Resilience Training for Military Families

FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress) provides resilience training to military children, families, and couples. It teaches practical skills to help families and couples overcome common challenges related to a military life. It helps build on current strengths and teach new strategies to enhance communication and problem solving, goal setting and creating a shared family story.

 

Learn Key Skills

Emotional Regulation

Family members learn to better understand their emotions and a common emotional language to make it easier to communicate with one another.

Communication

Family members learn to actively listen and respond to one another's concerns.

Problem-Solving

Families learn how to clearly define problems and implement effective solutions, as well as ways to handle day-to-day challenges, while recognizing and building upon their existing strengths.

Goal-Setting

Families learn how to set and take steps towards achievable goals.

Managing Trauma and Stress Reminders

Family members learn how to develop a plan together to deal effectively with trauma and other stressful experiences.

Resources for Military Families & Couples

Resources specifically designed for service members, their spouses/partners, and children as well as the professionals who serve them.

FOCUS World

FOCUS World provides online access to resources and activities that enhance the main FOCUS skills, problem solving, communication, goal setting, emotional regulation and managing trauma and stress. Using an interactive platform, FOCUS World offers a variety of educational activities that families can do together.

Strong Family Regulation

Parents can watch brief videos that provide insight into dealing with common family challenges like transitions, family conflict, and managing stress.

Loved by Customers

FOCUS World engages families in learning the key FOCUS skills. It can supplement the in person FOCUS services and also introduce new families to FOCUS.

 

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