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Balancing Work, Life and Command ML0259
Working long hours, taking on additional tasks at home and work increases stress for individuals. This presentation will teach participants ways to improve stress management skills and balance the stressors of family and their careers.
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Combat-Related Stress Reactions: What Service Members and Families Need to Know S0009
This presentation teaches coping skills for the service member as well as how the family members (as well as employers and coworkers) can take an active role in the healing process.
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Coping Skills for the Recruiter Lifestyle ML0253
This presentation focuses on the positives as well as the challenges of the recruiter lifestyle and how they affect the recruiter, the spouse and the family. The presentations wraps up with a discussion of proven coping skills that can help to reduce the stressors common to this lifestyle.
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Coping Strategies for the Uncertainties of Life ML0013
This presentation explores the difficulties of failed expectations and explores effective coping strategies and how to employ them.
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Coping with Transitions SM0158
This presentation addresses the inevitable: change and focuses on different coping mechanisms that can create a smooth transition.
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Deployment Survival D0044
This presentation offers pre-deployment considerations, tips for managing the separation and staying in touch.
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Effects of Extended Daylight and Darkness ML0228
This presentation will discuss the possible effects of extended periods of sunlight, the causes of these effects and coping strategies to mitigate any negative impact.
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Emotional Cycle of Deployment RR0218b
Participants will experience an in-depth review of the emotional stages of deployment: Pre-deployment, Deployment, Moving into Reunion and Reunion, the possible effects of these stages as well as tips for managing the potential stress.

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From Combat to Home ML0162
This presentation addresses the challenges and benefits of military life and of returning home from deployment. These challenges have varied effects on Service Members, spouses and children; this presentation teaches coping techniques for everyone.
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Healthy Relationship Skills for Singles M0192
Does it seem easy to find people to date but impossible to find a good match? This presentation will help you to clarify what you are really looking for in a relationship and help you to become aware of your own personal pitfalls in choosing the wrong people.
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Military Spouse: Commander and Chief on the Home Front ML0203
This presentation covers the positive aspects of being a military spouse as well as the responsibilities, challenges and sacrifices that military spouses deal with and where to turn for support.
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Motivational Interviewing ML0281
This presentation has been developed as a resource for our HBI Program for use when discussing Motivational Interviewing and ways to maintain positive lifestyle changes; however it may be used when working with other groups that want to focus on healthy lifestyle changes and staying motivated through the change process. This presentation can be used as an effective tool for use when working with participants on setting and maintaining goals.
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Pre-Deployment & the Single Service Member RR0122
This presentation outlines the various steps that should be addressed prior to a Service Member’s deployment including strengthening support networks, updating addresses and contact information, seeking support and taking precautions to safeguard legacies.
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Stages of Deployment RR0218b
Participants will learn the emotional phases of deployment, the possible effects of the deployment phases as well as tips for managing the deployment phases.

Stress Reactions & Coping Mechanisms – Honor Guard S0053
This presentation addresses common stress reactions for those assigned to the Honor Guard and teaches positive coping skills for the Honor Guard.
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Supporting the Bereaved at Home & Down Range ML0224
This presentation examines the stages of grief and different ways to provide comfort and support to those we love and care about who are experiencing a loss.
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Survivor’s Guilt ML0202
This presentation will teach you how to recognize symptom’s of survivor’s guilt, understand the effects of guilt and provide you with coping methods for both adults and children.
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The Three “C’s” of Communication C0195
This presentation will elaborate on the three “C’s” of communication: to communicate, to collaborate and to commit. Participants will also learn about the different aspects of verbal and nonverbal
communication.
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Trauma and Children: A Guide for Helping Children Manage Traumatic Events ML0199
This presentation discusses children’s fears and possible reactions to trauma as well as tips for talking to children and helping them cope and handle their feelings.
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When a Parent Deploys ages 2-5 C0103
This presentation addresses the relevant developmental issues, how to prepare young children for deployment and suggestions for helping children cope with the separation.
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When a Sibling Deploys ML0227
This presentation will teach siblings of service members what to expect during deployment, the positive aspects of deployment, possible stress associated with deployment, the effects of stress and finally, how to cope with the stress of having a deployed sibling.
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