Military & Veteran Resources
POPS is open to all parents in active duty or veteran status. We recognize the unique challenges military personnel endure and we gladly assist those men and women in need of parenting services and support.
Stay tuned as we update our site with even more parenting links and resources geared toward our military personnel.
Parenting for Service Members & Veterans Online Course
Source: U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Training
- Helps parents deal with both everyday problems and family issues that are unique to the military lifestyle.
- Features stories from actual Veteran/military families, interactive activities, and practical parenting tips.
- Is anonymous and registration is not required. No personal information is ever requested or stored by the website.
Parenting Resources for Service Members and Veterans
Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Parenting Resources
- Coming Home
- Parent-Child Positive Communications
- Talking about Your Deployment (PDF): When you bring up the issue, you are sending a powerful message that as a family you can get through any difficult situation.
- Child with Difficult Emotions and Behavior
- Discipline Tips
- Manage Stress and Emotions as a Parent
- Dealing with Emotional & Physical Challenges as a Parent
- Parenting with Emotional Challenges (PDF): Being a parent is challenging, and can be even tougher when you’re dealing with PTSD or other mental health concerns.
- Parenting with Physical Challenges (PDF): Injuries can be both “visible” and “invisible”. Often both visible and invisible injuries are present in the same person.
Behavioral Healthcare Resources
- Military OneSource is a confidential Department of Defense-funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to active duty, National Guard, and Reserve Component members, and their families.
- Make the Connection connects Veterans and their friends and family members with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their lives.
- Behavioral Health Treatment Services is an online locator for persons seeking behavioral treatment facilities in the United States.
- DCoE Outreach Center is a 24/7 help for those with psychological health and traumatic brain injury issues.
Anger Management Online Course
Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Training
Anger and Irritability Management Skills (AIMS) Course. Start the AIMS Course here.
This Anger and Irritability Management Skills (AIMS) online course is based on training created by Patrick Reilly, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist. Thousands of Veterans and Servicemembers around the world have improved their lives by learning to better manage their anger using the skills Dr. Reilly developed.
Throughout this course, you will learn many skills and tools to manage your anger and develop self-control over your thoughts and actions