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Quiz: Helping the Military Child Cope

Military children experience additional stress and anxiety when a parent is deployed. The at-home parent has his or her own anxieties and concerns for the deployed partner but must still be a source of support for the children. It is vital for parents, caregivers, and families to get the support they need to foster a healthy environment and provide the necessary support to reduce their children’s stress and anxiety. How do you help your child cope?

1. Children who have a parent deployed to a war zone will deal with their concerns for that parent more easily if the at-home parent:





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