Military Trauma Resource Center


Adapting SITCAP-ART: The Story of One Program’s Journey in Group Implementation for Transformative Results

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Support Needed for Children Losing Parent at Early Age

A study exploring the impact of early parental death has revealed the long-term damage and suffering that can be experienced by individuals in adult life if appropriate levels of support are not provided at the time of bereavement.

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Relocation, New Friends, Long Distance Relationships Written by Kiona Strickland November 9, 2011

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Multiple Homecomings

When a service member is redeployed, the whole family is redeployed. For a child, multiple homecomings mean constant adjustments. Wait to talk about redeployment

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Children and Homecoming

Written by: Military Family, October 27, 2011

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Return and Reunion Tips

Written by Military Family, October 28, 2011

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PTSD Symptoms and Childhood Experience of Violence

New research on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in soldiers challenges popular assumptions about the origins and trajectory of PTSD, providing evidence that traumatic experiences in childhood -- not combat -- may predict which soldiers develo

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Returning to Homelife After Deployment

Returning from deployment can sometimes be stressful and disappointing -- what you can do to make the reunion as joyful and stress-free as possible?

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Tips for Talking with Children About Injury

Communicating with one’s child or children about the war injury of their parent is a difficult, but necessary task. It is natural to want to “protect” children from unpleasant information, but this approach often backfires.

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Video About Potential Changes Within a Family After a Soldier's Return Home

Nearly 800,000 preschoolers are separated from a parent serving in the U.S. military.

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