Assessing Pre-Deployment Family Support Needs
Deployment can be a very stressful experience for military families. Here are the necessary questions health care professionals should ask to assess the military family's needs.
This handout contains important information for health care professionals about how parents and young children may be affected by deployment and what they might be experiencing during this stressful time. It was designed not just as a resource to give parents at the end of a visit, but also as an interactive tool to use during your time together.
When a Service member returns home injured, the entire family is affected. It is important that each family member gets the support he or she needs so that the family, as a whole, can stay strong and…