FamilyOfaVet - Real world info about PTSD, TBI, & life after combat
FamilyOfaVet - Real World info about PTSD, TBI, & life after combat.

Military Family Groups






Family members of active duty, reserve, or national guard soldiers, sailors, airmen, and
marines who are part of an FRG (Family Readiness Group), FSG (Family Support
Group), KVN (Key Volunteers) or similar military family group.


Leaders or active volunteers of a military family group.


  • What's the Deal About PTSD?
  • The "Jeff Foxworthy" Definition of PTSD
  • A Real World Look at PTSD (Causes & Symptoms)

    Secondary PTSD / Secondary Traumatic Stress
  • It's my spouse who has PTSD, why do I feel like I'm going crazy?
  • Signs & Symptoms of Secondary PTSD
  • Am I Alone?

    Children & PTSD
  • A Big Topic for Little Ones (and Even for Older Kids!)
  • What Should I Say? What Should I Do? (guidance by age group)
  • Signs & Symptoms of Secondary PTSD in Children

    TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury)
  • Seeing Stars Can Equal Big Trouble
  • Why is TBI so Common in Veterans of Iraq & Afghanistan?
  • TBI Symptoms
  • Should My Veteran Be Screened?

    Explaining TBI to Kids
  • How Do I Talk to a Child About Traumatic Brain Injury? (advice by age group)
  • General Tips on How to Cope as a Family


  1. 12 pages of handouts
  2. PowerPoint Presentation (26 slides)
  3. Full script for presentation
  4. Information & guidance for presenter
  5. Flier to announce training
  6. Feedback form


To receive the packet, you must click the link below.  It will open a separate form.  
All information on the form is required.  After you have confirmed your
"subscription" to the list for our FRG/FSG/KVN packet, you will receive an e-mail
with the download link.  We WILL NOT use e-mail addresses from this list for ANY
OTHER reason then to communicate with you about this packet unless you give us
permission to do so.  Our packets are not available for direct download because
keeping track of who is using them, when they're being used, etc., is
important for our ongoing mission, grant writing, fund raising, and non-profit status
purposes (basically, keeping track helps us keep doing what we do!).

To sign-up to receive the FRG/FSG/KVN Packet,
CLICK HERE (a new window
will open).
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PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), Secondary PTSD, Children & PTSD, TBI
(traumatic brain injury), Explaining TBI to Kids
PTSD, TBI, FRG, FSG, KVN, Military Family Education

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