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Positive parenting and parenting satisfaction among post-9/11 veteran fathers

Jan 24, 2022

Most military and veteran families thrive, but research largely ignores the role of fathers. A recent Penn State study with a large sample of post-9/11 veteran fathers examined factors that were associated with positive parenting. Positive parenting includes providing a heathy environment, being a…

Protective factors help military families thrive

Mar 12, 2021

While some military families experience difficulties due PTSD, depression, and deployment disruptions, the majority of these families are functioning well. Researchers at the Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness at Penn State are examining these thriving military families to better…

Support of military families essential to military personnel readiness

Feb 3, 2021

Report co-authored by Penn State faculty member recently cited in the National Defense Authorization Act Supporting the well-being of military families is essential to ensuring the readiness of military personnel, according to a report co-authored by a Penn State faculty member which was recently…

Family symposium highlights parent-child separations

Nov 9, 2020

Penn State’s 28th Annual National Symposium on Family Issues was recently held focusing on the causes and consequences of parent-child separations. For the first time ever, the event was held virtually, but that didn’t deter experts around the nation from participating and offering their diverse…