Finding Balance (Former title: "Resilience 101")

Materials for Service Members, Veterans, Families

and Helping Professionals

 
Pamela Woll, MA, CADP
 
The Finding Balance materials—two 72-page workbooks,a 16-page pocket booklet, a set of suggestions for facilitators, and a longer manual for clinicians—are based on the belief that knowledge really is power.  If you understand your body's stress system, the challenges you've brought back from the war zone start to make a lot more sense. 
 
Post-deployment effects can be complicated, because human beings are complicated.  But the force that drives the intensity of these effects—and can sometimes make them cause troubleis physical, rooted in the body's stress and survival system.  If you learn and practice skills for regulating your stress system, you can become stronger and more effective in every area of life.  It won't take away the many challenges of being a human being, or the many challenges of deployment, but it can put you in a better position to meet those challenges.

Available for free download below (under "Attachments"), the Finding Balance materials include a "quick guide" and a workbook/guide for service members and veterans, and a workbook for military families.  They focus on:





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