The Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness has been located at the Pennsylvania State University (Clearinghouse) for the last 10 years. This continuation funding represents the next phase of work for the Clearinghouse Operations, Resource Center for Improving Family Health Behaviors, the THRIVE Parenting Initiative, Department of Defense (DoD) Family Advocacy Program (FAP) Support, a vetting system for online resources, Army FAP Prevention and Research Project, and Army NPSP.The Clearinghouse is an applied research center committed to advancing the health and well-being of service members, veterans, and their families. This focus is essential and promotes family resilience, which is a significant predictor of military readiness, that is, the ability of service members to effectively execute their missions. Family satisfaction with the military is the strongest predictor of Service member retention. Thus, resilient military families are essential to national security, the stability of the armed forces, and the health and well-being of millions of military children. the health and well-being of service members and their families.The Clearinghouse takes a solution-oriented approach that includes writing research reports, conducting applied research studies, building workforce expertise through training and resource provision, implementing and evaluating evidence-informed programs and practices, and delivering objective data and policy-relevant findings so that decisions are based on the most rigorous science and evidence available.
|Effective start/end date||9/1/20 → 8/31/22|
- National Institute of Food and Agriculture: $5,670,021.00