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

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COUN 6402A 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

Blank, C., Adams, L., Kittelson, B., Connors, R. A., & Padden, D. L. (2012). Coping behaviors used by Army wives during deployment separation and their perceived effectiveness. Journal of The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 24(11), 660-668. doi:10.1111/j.1745-7599.2012.00766.x

Bradshaw, C. P., Sudhinaraset, M., Mmari, K., & Blum, R. W. (2010). School transitions among military adolescents: A qualitative study of stress and coping. School Psychology Review, 39(1), 84-105.

Chawla, N., & Solinas-Saunders, M. (2011). Supporting military parent and child adjustment to deployments and separations with filial therapy. American Journal of Family Therapy, 39(3), 179-192. doi:10.1080/01926187.2010.531647

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

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

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

Fitzpatrick, P. (2011). Widows at the wall: An exploration of the letters left at the Vietnam War Memorial. Mortality, 16(1), 70-86. doi:10.1080/13576275.2011.536372

Gewirtz, A. H., Erbes, C. R., Polusny, M. A., Forgatch, M. S., & DeGarmo, D. S. (2011). Helping military families through the deployment process: Strategies to support parenting. Professional Psychology: Research And Practice, 42(1), 56-62. doi:10.1037/a0022345

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.

Hoshmand, L.T. & Hoshmand, A.L. (2007). Support for military families. Journal of Community Psychology, 35(2), 171-180.

Huebner, A.J., Mancini, J.A., Wilcox, R.M., Grass, R., & Grass, G.A. (2007). Parental deployment and youth in military families: Exploring uncertainty and ambiguous loss. Family Relations, 56, 112-122.

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

Meier, A. M., Carr, D. R., Currier, J. M., & Neimeyer, R. A. (2013). Attachment anxiety and avoidance in coping with bereavement: Two studies. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 32(3), 315-334.

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

Murray, J. S. (2002). Helping children cope with separation during war. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 7(3), 127–130.

Paris, R., DeVoe, E. R., Ross, A. M., & Acker, M. L. (2010). When a parent goes to war: Effects of parental deployment on very young children and implications for intervention. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 80(4), 610-618. doi:10.1111/j.1939-0025.2010.01066.x

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

Riggs, S.A. & Riggs, D.S. (2011). Risk and resilience in military families experiencing deployment: The role of the family attachment network. Journal of Family Psychology, 25(5), 675–687.

Saltzman, W. R., Lester, P., Beardslee, W. R., Layne, C. M., Woodward, K., & Nash, W. P. (2011). Mechanisms of risk and resilience in military families: Theoretical and empirical basis of a family-focused resilience enhancement program. Clinical Child And Family Psychology Review, 14(3), 213-230. doi:10.1007/s10567-011-0096-1

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

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

Vierhaus, M., & Lohaus, A. (2009). Children's perception of relations between anger or anxiety and coping: Continuity and discontinuity of relational structures. Social Development, 18(3), 747-763. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9507.2008.00504.x

Wadsworth, S.M. (2010). Family risk and resilience in the context of war and terrorism. Journal of Marriage and Family, 72 ,537 – 556

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.


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