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NEW Trauma-Informed Nutrition Online Course

Jenny Rudolph ·
Oregon State University Extension Service and the SPOON Foundation are proud to collaborate on Nourished and Thriving Children , a FREE online trauma-informed nutrition and feeding course. This course was created with foster families in mind, but is appropriate for anyone who cares for or supports a child who has experienced trauma. Participants will learn the 6 principles of trauma-informed nutrition and examples of how to implement the strategies at mealtimes. Hear directly from foster...
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The Impact of Deployment on the Parents of Service Members

Anna Peterson ·
In summary, most research on the impact of deployment excludes parents of service members and focuses on spouses and military children. Parents of service members experience military life differently but experience similar emotions as spouses and children. Parental support and closeness has been linked to the mental health and well-being of their adult children. Practical strategies and resources for Extension Educators and service providers are provided to help support the parents of our mil
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Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence in Your Community: Using the Heart & Hope Program to Build Resilient Families

MelaniePugsley ·
Domestic violence is a widespread issue that affects families in all communities. Addressing this problem requires a collaborative effort from both communities and institutions. In a recent Program Centerstage webinar , the spotlight was on the University of Nevada's Heart & Hope program, which aims to create resilient families and break the cycle of domestic violence in local communities. Hosted by program leaders, Julie Woodbury and Jill Baker-Tingey Jill and Julie from the University...

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