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Military Family Readiness Academy

The 2022 Military Family Readiness Academy series has been designed to encourage service providers and professionals working with military families to view social justice as a pathway to family well-being. Courses and panel discussions will equip family service providers with the skills to identify barriers that impact a family’s health and well-being and identify opportunities for social justice advocacy in their work. The series will address the intersections between engaging a social justice mindset as a family service professional and the ability to support the well-being of diverse military families.

Academy courses

There are three asynchronous courses which are sequential and best experienced in order. To supplement these courses, please make plans to attend the live events scheduled throughout June 2022. Each course and live event will offer continuing education credit from various credentialing agencies. 

Course 1: Introduction to social justice lenses for family well-being

This course explores a social justice lens through which family service providers can view prohibitive barriers that negatively impact family well-being.  

Course 2: Family service providers: Recognizing and responding to inequities

This course addresses how family service providers can learn to identify and assess impediments to family well-being through a social justice lens.  

Course 3: Social justice and military families

The final course of the series addresses the specific work of social justice advocacy among family service providers, in the context of military families and their health and well-being. 

Upcoming events

There are no upcoming events scheduled at this time. See other events from Extension.

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