While it is true that children from military families live unique and interesting lives, it is also true that they face many challenges and special circumstances that civilian children and families don't experience. This evidence-informed guide introduces pre- and inservice school counselors, psychologists, and social workers to this population and provides the necessary tools to create one-on-one and school-wide practices to support military students. Written in an engaging style by experts in the field, this book includes: A primer on military culture Research highlighting how frequent school transitions and parental deployments affect the education of military children Guidance for creating school "transition" rooms for acclimating incoming students and parents Book jacket.
The Pupil Personnel Guide for Supporting Students from Military Families
Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Mind, Body & Spirit