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NFRC Staff Presents Homes4Families Training on the Needs of Military Families

The NFRC’s Mary Fortson-Harwell PhD, LCSW and the UCLA / VA Veteran Family Wellness Center’s Angel Barrios, AMFT gave a presentation at Homes4Families on Friday, March 2 about the specific and unique needs of military and veteran families. The presentation discussed resilience and protective factors in this community, as well as how military values interact with family life and resources for military and veteran families.

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Angel Barrios, AMFT stands in front of the training’s PowerPoint presentation.

Training participants engaging in an “assumptions activity,” where they were asked to write down what they think are common assumptions about military families, veterans, and military children.