Operation Parenting Edge : Promoting Resiliency Through Prevention.

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Journal Name
Zero to three.
Journal Volume
27
Journal Issue
6
Page Count
6
Year Published
2007
Author (Individual)
Yeary, Julia.
Resource Type
Journal Article
Resource Format
Unbound
With current U.S. combat opertions in Afghanistan and Iraq, military families are facing an unprecedented level of stress because of repeated and lengthy separations. The impact on children of these separations from one or both parents depends to a large extent on the remaining caregiver's ability to respond to the needs of the children. By providing supportive programs sensitive to the unique needs of military families with infant and toddlers, community initiatives such as Operation Parenting Edge (OPE) are able to maximize coping skills and promote resiliency in these families. (Author abstract)

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