As the situation on the ground in Ukraine continues to evolve, and military families deal with potential deployments, we are reminded of the many uncertainties military-connected children experience as a part of the military lifestyle. We are also reminded of the stress and insecurity that can accompany such unpredictable circumstances.
For 24 years, MCEC® has worked to establish programs and resources for parents, educators, and students to help them navigate unique challenges associated with the military lifestyle. Programs like our Student 2 Student® peer-to-peer support system, parent workshops, and professional development for educators all work together to more effectively respond to the unique emotional needs of military children.
MCEC® also is answering the call from our allies. Upon a request from the National Association of Ukrainian Psychologists, seeking resources for serving military families, the American Psychological Association and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences reached out to MCEC®.
We responded with the tools listed below, which we believe can be immediately helpful to families during these extremely trying times.
Developing Positive Coping Strategies
Fostering Resilience in Children
Helping Military-Connected Children with Daily Stress & Frustration
Raising a Confident Child in an Uncertain World
Supporting Children through Natural Disasters & Loss
Turning Stress into Strength
Anxiety in Young Children
Depression in Youth
Community Crises & Disasters
Activity Web of Support
MCEC Webinar Resources
National Child Traumatic Stress Network Resources
You can play a critical part in developing and maintaining this vital support system through a financial contribution to MCEC®. Please consider a gift today that will ensure MCEC® can continue to be the safety net of information, tools, and resources that military-connected children need during these uncertain times.