Examining child care need among military families

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RAND , Santa Monica, CA
Families of military personnel -- Services for -- United States., Child care -- United St
StatementSusan M. Gates, Gail L. Zellman, Joy S. Moini ; with Marika Suttorp.
SeriesTechnical report -- TR-279-OSD, Technical report (Rand Corporation) -- TR-279-OSD.
ContributionsZellman, Gail., Moini, Joy S., United States. Dept. of Defense. Office of the Secretary of Defense.
LC ClassificationsUB403 .G37 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 93 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19338097M
ISBN 100833039024
ISBN 139780833039026
LC Control Number2006032200

Get this from a library. Examining child care need among military families. [Susan M Gates; Gail Zellman; Joy S Moini; United States. Department of Defense. Office of the Secretary of Defense.] -- Describes and analyzes the results of a survey on the child care needs and choices of military families.

It defines outcomes of potential interest to DoD (reported child-care usage, unmet. The Department of Defense (DoD) supports the largest employer-sponsored system of high-quality child care in the country. Through accredited child development centers (CDCs), family child care (FCC) homes, youth programs, and other before- and after-school programs, the DoD provides care to overmilitary children aged 0 through 12 by: 4.

Pris: kr. Häftad, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp Examining Child Care Need Among Military Families av Susan M Gates, Gail L Zellman, Joy S Moini, Marika Suttorp på This report documents the results of a survey of 1, active-duty military families, including activated Reservists, regarding child care use.

These survey data were analyzed to estimate the relationship between individual family characteristics and installation characteristics and the probability that the family uses any nonparental child care, uses DoD-sponsored child care, has unmet need Examining child care need among military families book Susan M.

Gates, Gail L. Zellman, Joy S. Moini. iv Examining Child Care Need Among Military Families • Examining the Effects of Accreditation on Military Child Development Center Operations and Outcomes (MR, ) analyzed a key aspect of the MCCA: accreditation of centers.

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Children of military and veteran families experience unique challenges related to military life and culture. These include deployment-related stresses such as parental separation, family reunification, and reintegration; disruption of relationships with friends and neighbors due to frequent moves; and adaptation to new schools and new community resources.

Further, military families are particularly vulnerable to the negative repercussions of the favorite child complex. In the book, The Favorite Child, I describe the impact on families. For today’s military, where both spouses are working in many families, and need child care, this funding “is a really great step forward for the military that we have today, not yesterday.

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These studies consistently reveal that veterans diagnosed with chronic PTSD, compared with those exposed to military. Child Care Aware® of America is dedicated to serving our nation’s military and DoD families.

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Resources for Military Children. In support of military children, the DoD partners with outside organizations to address the needs of military families and children worldwide.

Military Kids Connect. For children and youth ages ; Offers resources for children to help with all aspects of military life.

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Learn more about Military Kids Connect». Ab military families rely on food stamps, according to Census figures. But advocates say that number is only a partial picture of the need among people who are currently serving.

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Airmen with the th Airlift Wing, Missouri Air National Guard, bring their families to participate in a Family Fun Day, at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base, St. Joseph, Mo., July 6,   Lack of child care is a barrier to my accessing VA health services: () () Lack of child care is a barrier for other veterans accessing VA health services: () () I would use child care services at the VA if they were available: () () I would be comfortable leaving my child with a VA volunteer.

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Google Scholar. Families in the uniformed services often face challenges with regards to deployment situations. This page provides pediatricians, both military and civilian, and other care providers with tools to address these needs. What Can Pediatricians Do to Support Children of Military Families.

State Patterns. An examination of individual states, however, reveals that national estimates of child care mask sizable state variation in the use of specific primary child care arrangements ().The focus below is on the states with the greatest differences in the use of each form of care.

9 Specifically, findings show that: Almost 40 percent of preschool children are in center-based care.

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Soldiers with working spouses are encouraged to communicate with their chain of command if their families need help with child care. These situations need to. Using administrative data to understand the decline of family child care. [Presentation].

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In many ways, military families are just like their civilian counterparts: They fret about their pay and retirement benefits, they often need dual incomes to.

The impact of stress on military families According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, million soldiers served in Iraq and Afghanistan by .(Pixabay) We need a culture change to encourage and support foster families to give children the stability — and love — they need. T he opioid crisis has made for a foster-care crisis, too.

Among the report’s findings, military children are 40 percent more likely than civilian children to have at least one special need.

The EFMP provides support and education for military families with special needs, including installation preferences to ensure they will not be sent to locations where they can’t access required resources.