ERIC Number: ED290089
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-May
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Building Family Strengths: Implementation of Professional Training Program for Military Family Application.
Davidson, Mary L.
Within the military community there has been a growing concern for diminishing retention of active duty members, which has been directly related to dissatisfaction with military life by spouses and family members. The need for new services and programs attending to family issues was recognized and efforts were begun to develop such services. The Building Family Strengths model was created as a proactive program which can be instrumental in identifying and developing strengths in military families. For widespread dissemination of the program to military communities, it is imperative that those who work with military individuals and families be given the opportunity to acquire training and be able to present the program to those they serve. This report describes the first Building Family Strengths Facilitator Training Workshop held specifically for professional Support/Service Center staff representing military installations in southern California. Included are sections on the goals of the training workshop, actual implementation of the training program, the training program methodology, results and assessment, implications and recommendations, and a summary. The training progam agenda and a self-assessment questionnaire are appended. (NB)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual National Symposium on Building Family Strengths (10th, Lincoln, NE, May 13-15, 1987). Appendix B contains marginally legible print.