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COUN 6402 Working With Military Spouses, Families, Children: Welcome & Course Readings

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COUN 6402 Course Readings

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Abraham, M. M., & Kerns, K. A. (2013). Positive and negative emotions and coping as mediators of mother-child attachment and peer relationships. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 59(4), 399-425.

Beardslee, W., Lester, P., Klosinski, L., Saltzman, W., Woodward, K., Nash, W., & Leskin, G. (2011). Family-centered preventive intervention for military families: Implications for implementation science. Prevention Science, 12(4), 339-348. doi:10.1007/s11121-011-0234-5

Cafferky, B., & Shi, L. (2015). Military wives emotionally coping during deployment: Balancing Dependence and independence. American Journal of Family Therapy, 43(3), 282-295.

Clever, M. & Segal, D.R. (2013). Demographics of military children and families. The Future of Children, 23(2), pp. 13-39.

Cohen, E., Zerach, G., & Solomon, Z. (2011). The implication of combat-induced stress reaction, PTSD, and attachment in parenting among war veterans. Journal of Family Psychology, 25(5), 688-698. doi:10.1037/a0024065

Cohen, O., & Katz, M. (2015). Grief and growth of bereaved siblings as related to attachment style and flexibility. Death Studies, 39(1-5), 158-164. doi:10.1080/07481187.2014.923069

Cozza, S.J. & Lerner, R.M. (2013). Military Children and Families: Introducing the Issue. The Future of Children, 23(2), pp. 3-11

Curry, J. F., Kiser, L. J., Fernandez, P. E., Elliott, A. V., & Dowling, L. M. (2018). Development and initial piloting of a measure of post-deployment parenting reintegration experiences. Professional Psychology: Research And Practice, 49(2), 159-166. doi:10.1037/pro0000185

DeVoe, E. R., & Ross, A. (2012). The parenting cycle of deployment. Military Medicine, 177(2), 184-190.

Esposito-Smythers, C., Wolff, J., Lemmon, K. M., Bodzy, M., Swenson, R. R., & Spirito, A. (2011). Military youth and the deployment cycle: Emotional health consequences and recommendations for intervention. Journal of Family Psychology, 25(4), 497-507. doi:10.1037/a0024534

Fischer, E. P., Sherman, M. D., Han, X., & Owen, R. r. (2013). Outcomes of participation in the REACH multifamily group program for veterans with PTSD and their families. Professional Psychology: Research And Practice, 44(3), 127-134. doi:10.1037/a0032024

Gewirtz, A. H., Pinna, K. M., Hanson, S. K., & Brockberg, D. (2014). Promoting parenting to support reintegrating military families: After deployment, adaptive parenting tools. Psychological Services, 11(1), 31-40. doi:10.1037/a0034134

Godfrey, C. M., Harrison, M. B., Lysaght, R., Lamb, M., Graham, I. D., & Oakley, P. (2011). Care of self – care by other – care of other: The meaning of self‐carefrom research, practice, policy and industry perspectives. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 9(1), 3-24. doi:10.1111/j.1744-1609.2010.00196.x

Holmes, Allison K.; Rauch, Paula K.; Cozza, Stephen J.(2013). When a parent is injured or killed in combat. Future of Children, 23(2), 143-162.

Kees, M., & Rosenblum, K. (2015). Evaluation of a psychological health and resilience intervention for military spouses: A pilot study. Psychological Services, 12(3), 222-230. doi:10.1037/ser0000035 

Kees, M., Nerenberg, L. S., Bachrach, J., & Sommer, L. A. (2015). Changing the personal narrative: A pilot study of a resiliency intervention for military spouses. Contemporary Family Therapy: An International Journal, 37(3), 221-231. doi:10.1007/s10591-015-9336-8

Kristensen, P., Weisaeth, L., & Heir, T. (2012). Bereavement and mental health after sudden and violent losses: A review. Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 75(1), 76-97. doi:10.1521/psyc.2012.75.1.76

Lane, M. (2019). Understanding cultural humility through the lens of a military culture. Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping, 25(1), 90–100.

Mmari, K. N., Bradshaw, C. P., Sudhinaraset, M., & Blum, R. (2010). Exploring the role of social connectedness among military youth: Perceptions from youth, parents, and school personnel. Child & Youth Care Forum, 39(5), 351-366. doi:10.1007/s10566-010-9109-3

Qualls, S., & Williams, A. A. (2013). Caregiver self-care. In, Caregiver family therapy: Empowering families to meet the challenges of aging (pp. 159-189). Washington, DC US: American Psychological Association. doi:10.1037/13943-006

Seiffge-Krenke, I., & Pakalniskiene, V. (2011). Who shapes whom in the family: Reciprocal links between autonomy support in the family and parents’ and adolescents’ coping behaviors. Journal of Youth And Adolescence, 40(8), 983-995. doi:10.1007/s10964-010-9603-9

Strong, J., & Lee, J. J. (2017). Exploring the deployment and reintegration experiences of active duty military families with young children. Journal Of Human Behavior In The Social Environment, 27(8), 817-834. doi:10.1080/10911359.2017.1339653

Sullivan, M. E. (2013). Introduction to the Uniform Deployed Parents Custody And Visitation Act. Family Law Quarterly, 47(1), 97-135.

Wilson, S. R., Wilkum, K., Chernichky, S. M., MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M., & Broniarczyk, K. M. (2011). Passport toward success: Description and evaluation of a program designed to help children and families reconnect after a military deployment. Journal Of Applied Communication Research, 39(3), 223-249. doi:10.1080/00909882.2011.585399

Worthen, M., Moos, R., & Ahern. J. (2012). Iraq and Afghanistan veterans’ experiences living with their parents after separation from the military. Contemporary Family Therapy, 34, 362-375.

Other Readings

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