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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

posted May 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 San Diego, CA.

 

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

posted April 25, 2014

On April 10th and 11th the UCLA NFRC hosted a training on FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress) Family Resilience Training for Military and Veteran Families. This training was open to community providers and gave participants the opportunity to learn how to implement the FOCUS model in their own clinical practice. Attendees represented community organizations including TIES for Families in the South Bay and Child & Family Center in Santa Clarita.

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posted April 2, 2014

Over 30 area providers attended a Star Behavioral Health Provider (SBHP) Training focused on working with Military Families presented by the UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center (NFRC) in collaboration with Purdue University’s Military Family Research Institute and the Center for Deployment Psychology.

Sacramento, CA –... Read more

posted March 24, 2014

The Family Development Project (FDP) provides services to first and second-time mothers who want to provide the best possible future for their children. The mission of the FDP is to enhance the ability of family members to support each other and to recognize and meet the needs of their infant. Throughout their involvement in the FDP, mothers are empowered to approach parenting so that it can be joyful, intimate, and child-centered. They learn about early child development and how to sensitively respond to their babies. Using these skills mothers are better able to support their children... Read more

posted February 27, 2014

Los Angeles area mental health and other providers attended a Star Behavioral Health Provider (SBHP) Training focused on working with Military Families presented by the UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center (NFRC) in collaboration with Purdue University’s Military Family Research Institute and the Center for Deployment Psychology.

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posted February 18, 2014

The UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center (NFRC) has made it a priority to provide evidence-based resiliency services to families where they live, work, and play. Accomplishing this involves effectively utilizing innovative technology to reach families both near and far. One of the ways that technology is used to provide services to families is through the UCLA NFRC’s TeleFOCUS program. TeleFOCUS delivers the same quality FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress) Family Resilience Training that is offered in-person at the UCLA NFRC to families across the nation.

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