Parenting Programs and Supports for Teens in Military Families

  • Michelle D. ShermanEmail author
  • Patti L. Johnson
Part of the Risk and Resilience in Military and Veteran Families book series (RRMV)


This chapter reviews the literature on the strengths and challenges of military teenagers across a range of life domains. Specific attention is paid to the effects of parental deployment, physical injury, and mental health problems on teens. Existing DOD-based and civilian-based programs for teens are described, followed by conclusions and recommendations for future directions.


Military teenagers Adolescence Parental deployment Parental PTSD Resilience 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Broadway Family MedicineUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA
  2. 2.Child, Adolescent, and Family Behavioral Health OfficeTacomaUSA

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