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posted September 18, 2014

In a new report released by RAND Corporation, the Welcome Back Veterans Iniative was identified as a potential model for nongovernmental sector programs to serve veterans and their families. The UCLA Welcome Back Veterans Family Resilience Center is one of six sites affiliated with this initiative. 

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posted September 8, 2014

The UCLA Nathanson Family Resiliency Center is pleased to announce that STRIVE has been identified as one of 35 programs to meet the criteria for Evidence Effectiveness from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Teen Pregnancy Prevention Evidence Review. The Review is a program implemented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human... Read more

posted July 22, 2014

The UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center is pleased to announce a new partnership with The Soldiers Project. This partnership will increase access to FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress) Family Resilience Training.

"The Soldiers Project is pleased to partner with the UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center to provide free, unlimited, confidential psychotherapy to post 9/11 Veterans and their loved ones. The on-going support we provide will enhance their abilities to meet the challenges they face.” stated Dr. Judith Broder, Founder, The Soldiers Project.

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posted July 15, 2014

Please join us Friday, August 1, 2014 for a day-long conference "Working with Military-Connected Families Across Our Systems,"  featuring Keynote Speaker David Riggs, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Center for Deployment Psychology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences,  and other nationally recognized experts.

Click on the flyer below to download the registration form.

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posted July 14, 2014

 Selected by popular vote and expert judges the FOCUS Psychological Health Screening and Education Platform was recognized by the UCLA Institute for Innovation in Health!

Los Angeles, CA - In May the UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center entered the FOCUS Psychological Health Screening and Education Platform in the Re-Imaging and Transforming the Patient Experience contest. The contest was launched by the UCLA Institute for Innovation in Health in order to recognize projects that reimagine patient care at UCLA. The FOCUS Platform was... Read more

posted June 20, 2014

UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center Director Dr. Patricia Lester and Associate Director Dr. William Saltzman presented on fostering family resilience and the challenges facing Military Families in Transition during the Forum on National Health and Security Military Families in Transition: Stress, Resilience, and Well-Being Conference.

Read their full presentations in the Conference Report here: http://www.cstsonline.org/wp-content/resources/Military_Families_in_Transition_Rept.pdf... Read more

posted June 9, 2014

The UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center (NFRC) was featured as a resource for Military and Veteran Families in an article from UCLA Magazine. The article also included interviews with Acitive Duty and Veteran Service Members who have received care at UCLA.

Read the full article at http://magazine.ucla.edu/features/healing-warriors/.

posted June 2, 2014

The UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center (NFRC) in collaboration with Purdue University’s Military Family Research Institute and the Center for Deployment Psychology to host the first Star Behavioral Health Provider Training in Bakersfield, CA.

Bakersfield, CA – After continued success in Michigan, Indiana, and... Read more

posted May 27, 2014

Last week, staff from the UCLA Nathanson Family Resiliency Center (NFRC) travelled to Washington D.C. to participate in meet and greets with elected officials and present on the current needs of Military Families.

UCLA NFRC Director Dr. Patricia Lester and Purdue University's Dr. Shelley Wadsworth presented at the "Military Families During... Read more

posted May 9, 2014

Dear Friends,

I am honored to be writing you once again, as the Director of the UCLA Family Development Project, to update you on this year’s successes and to wish you a very happy Mother’s Day. During this special time of year we celebrate moms and all that they have done for us. The mother-child relationship is one of the most significant and impactful of a child’s life and its effects can be felt long after the child grows into adulthood. Every mother, regardless of her background, hopes to give her best to her children and prepare them to thrive later in life, but... Read more

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