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Parenting School-Age Children and Adolescents Through Military Deployments

  • Anita ChandraEmail author
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Part of the Risk and Resilience in Military and Veteran Families book series (RRMV)

Abstract

This chapter explores the parenting of school-age children and adolescents in military families, with particular attention to the dynamics of parent-child relationships before, during, and after military deployment; the role of the deployed and at-home parent; and the potential supports offered from parent or family-focused interventions. The chapter provides insights from a longitudinal study on the impact of deployments on families, calling out key data on parent–child relationships during this developmental period. The chapter also identifies questions that are unanswered about parenting this age group in military families, with specific discussion of opportunities for both research and practice.

Keywords

Parenting Style Child Relationship Service Member Effortful Control Child Communication 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

Study findings presented in this paper (noted under the pilot study section), are based on a project supported through an unrestricted grant from the National Military Family Association, via funding from the Sierra Club Foundation and the Robertson Foundation. Analyses conducted by study team members, include Anita Chandra, Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo, Rachel M. Burns, and Juliana McGene.

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