At Cohen Veterans Network we’re proud to serve military families and children, providing high-quality, accessible mental health services. In honor of Month of the Military Child, join us in recognition and support of military kids’ sacrifices and unique experiences. This April, we invite you to celebrate military children from coast to coast and beyond with #MyMilitaryKid inspiring stories, fun events and useful resources.
Show your support for military kids on social media! Use one of these Month of the Military Child photo filters to update your profile picture or share stories of resilience, strength and inspiration related to the military children in your lives using #MyMilitaryKid.
How to Show Support:
- Update your Facebook profile picture with one of our Month of the Military Child temporary photo frames. Access Supporter frames.
- Tell us about a strong, resilient military child in your life using the hashtag #MyMilitaryKid! Access Family Members frames or #MyMilitaryKid is Awesome frames.
- Purple up! Wear purple on April 15 to show your support for military children worldwide.
You’re invited! Our Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinics across the country are hosting a number of free, family-friendly events open to all military families. Find one in your area, or join virtually from anywhere!
We Heart Our Mil – A drive thru celebration filled with food, entertainment and giveaways hosted by The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at VVSD in San Diego, CA.
Virtual Discussion: Kids Talk, Parents Listen – This workshop presents the opportunity for parents and youth, ages 9 to 17, to learn how to enhance communication. Hosted by The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors, San Antonio.
The Original You: Thriving, Not Surviving – A webinar for military teens focused on mindfulness by The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Alaska Behavioral Health in Anchorage, AK.
MilFam Virtual Improv – A fun, interactive virtual improv class fit for the whole family hosted by The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at The Up Center in Virginia Beach, VA.
Virtual Training: Keep Your Child Safe – This training session will provide safety tips for parents and care givers to share with their children and adolescents. Hosted by The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors, San Antonio.
- Sesame Street for Military Families supports our military families with young children ages 2-8 through all the milestones of their lives. The initiative aims to address the ongoing needs of military children related to their experiences and transitions. Find activity pages like “Fun with New Friends”, “Move it Out”, and “Talking about Feelings”. Also find educational videos, and activities to do with your military child. View engaging videos from Sesame Street below!
- Military Child Education Coalition supports all military-connected children by educating, advocating, and collaborating to resolve education challenges associated with the military lifestyle. MCEC offers webinars, podcasts, and more resources.
- Blue Star Families strengthens military families by connecting them with their neighbors – individuals and organizations – to create vibrant communities of mutual support. BSF has programs and activities for military kids like their Blue Star Books and Blue Star Parks initiatives!
- Partners in Promise protects the rights of military children in Special Education through educating and advising military family members, military service organizations, Department of Defense and public officials. PIP has educational tools and resources to help military children with special needs stay on track.
- Tuesday’s Children has an innovative platform of programs specially designed to equip surviving children, widows and families impacted by the tragic events of Tuesday, September 11, 2001, with both real world and career advancement skills.
- Camp Corral‘s mission is to transform the lives of children of wounded, ill, and fallen military heroes by providing camp, advocacy, and enrichment programs.
- Our Military Kids funds sports, arts & other enrichment activities for military children when parents are deployed overseas w/ the National Guard/Reserve or recovering from severe injuries sustained in post-9/11 overseas mission.