About the Author:

Karen Petty, PhD, is an associate professor and component chair at Texas Women's University. In addition to having over 20 years of experience teaching young children and conducting workshops, she has also done consulting, curriculum writing, and training for staff that work with children on US military bases. She is published in many journals and served as editor for the Texas AEYC journal.

Karen Petty, PhD 's Books

  • Deployment: Strategies for Working with Kids in Military Families

    Author: Karen Petty, PhD

    Product Code:
    150251 (Softbound)
    540573 (e-book)
    978-1-933653-74-7 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-057-3 (e-book)
    Age Focus: 1-12

    Description & More Details

    Read a sample chapter and the table of contents from this book!

    Military kids face many unique stressors and difficult transitions related to deployment, relocation, separation from loved ones, and changes in family structure. Caring for these kids requires a clear understanding of the challenges and triumphs military families deal with so that you can offer the best support possible.

    180 pages

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