Participants receive the following resources during the training:

  • Supporting Military Children through School Transitions™: Social Emotional Participant Manual (MCEC Publication)
  • Parent Guide (MCEC Publication)
  • Education of the Military Child in the 21st Century Executive Summary MCEC Research Publication
  • Touching the Hearts of Children Anthology: The Art of being a Military Child (MCEC Publication)
  • Best Friends, Worst Enemies: Understanding the Social Lives of Children by Michael Thompson and Catherine O’Neill Grace
  • 35 Ways to Help a Grieving Child The Dougy Center
  • Cliques, Phonies, and Other Baloney by Trevor Romain

About this course:

Course Format:

Face-to-Face instruction with up to 50 people per session.

Course Length:

This course includes 6 clock hours (.6 CEUs) of instruction and group work time, exclusive of breaks and lunch.


This course is designed for school counselors, educators, and others who work with military-connected children and youth in an educational or youth organization setting. This course is also relevant for those who work with any youth who may experience high mobility rate.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe school transition concerns impacting the military families
  • Interpret data from MCEC research and institute networking that address the social and emotional aspects of school transition
  • Evaluate the effects of deployment, separation, and loss
  • Design methods to ease the challenges of transition
Credit Options:

CEU - Course participants are eligible to receive .6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for this twelve clock hour course. MCEC is also a National Board for Certified Counselors Approved Continuing Education provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. These designations allow us to offer you these opportunities.

The Military Child Education Coalition is an approved continuing education provider for the Texas Education Association Provider # 501-090, Texas and other state entities.

To receive CEUs a participant must maintain 95% attendance, engage in the class activities and discussions, complete an end of course evaluation, and complete an end-of-course assessment with a minimum score of 80%. The CEU fee is $25.00.


TEA         NBCC

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