You are invited to join us for the next Webinar in the Series on Military Transition where we will be discussing the topic of:
“Military Families Confronting Stress and Transition.”
In this Webinar Dr MacDermid Wadsworth will share her insights on the transition experience of Families drawn from her research and continuing work with Military Families who are undergoing transition.
Presenter: Dr Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth
Department of Human Development and Family Studies
Purdue University, and
Director of Center for Families & the Military Family Research Institute
Date: Thursday 12th March 2020
Time: 9.00am – 11.00am (NZST) * (GMT +13 Hours)
There will be a one hour presentation followed by an interactive Q&A session that will allow participants to ask Shelley questions about points raised in the presentation or current issues on transition related to their work.
To participate in this Webinar with Dr Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth Register at:
When you have registered you will receive information on how to access the webinar online
If you have any queries regarding the Webinars or Registration, Email the ASCN (New Zealand) Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Dr Shelley M. MacDermid Wadsworth
Dr MacDermid Wadsworth is a professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Purdue University, where she directs the Center for Families, as well as the Military Family Research Institute, which she co-founded.
Her primary research interest is the relationship between work conditions and family life, with special focus on military families.
She is a fellow of the National Council on Family Relations, and a recipient of the Work Life Legacy Award from the Families and Work Institute. She has served on federal advisory committees for the National Academies of Science and the Department of Defense, and has testified in Congress on multiple occasions regarding military and veteran families.
Dr. MacDermid Wadsworth is a recipient of the Morrill Award, Purdue University’s highest faculty honor outstanding career achievements that have had an impact on society, and in 2019 was named a “Top Ten Extraordinary Contributor” among work-family researchers worldwide.
ABOUT THE SERIES
This series of real time education and information sharing webinars has been developed by ASCN (New Zealand) a Not For Profit organisation in collaboration with Veterans Affairs New Zealand, the NZ Defence Force and the University of Otago.
The Webinars in the Transition series are being presented by International Thought Leaders and Researchers from New Zealand allied countries including Canada, United States, the United Kingdom and Australia. Robert Lippiatt from ASCN (NZ) will chair the Webinar series. Robert has had significant international experience chairing and facilitating Defence and Veterans Forums
Each Webinar will cover the key issues and insights on Military Veteran Transition and post service life gained through research and other ongoing work with military members, veterans and their families in the relevant country.
Watch out for information and registration instructions for the next set of Webinars in the series.
If you require any additional information on these Webinars or would like to register your interest in participating in the rest of the Webinar series please contact Steve Shamy at the ASCN (New Zealand) Secretariat at email email@example.com.
ASCN (New Zealand) in conjunction with ASCN (Australia) form the Trans Tasman Australasian Services Care Network (ASCN).
This Not for profit Network acts as a neutral and independent hub for discussion and action by Government, Research, Service Providers and Advocacy on health and wellbeing questions and issues that impact military, veterans, public safety officers and their families in both countries.
It is committed to improving the life-long health and wellbeing of current and former members of the Defence Force (Regular and Reserve), Public Safety Organisations and their Families