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Tools, Apps, & Videos

These tools, apps, and videos can help you and your family be—or work towards being—resilient.

FOCUS World
If you are not near an installation with a FOCUS program, FOCUS offers online educational activities for families. Parents can watch videos, download handouts, and participate in private online chats with family members when deployed.
Parenting Confidence Assessment
Afterdeployment.org has an online anonymous assessment that helps you evaluate your satisfaction and confidence as a parent. They provide feedback for how to improve parenting.
Caregiver Stress Assessment
Afterdeployment.org has an online anonymous assessment that helps you assess your stress as a caregiver of a loved one. They provide feedback for how to improve parenting.
Sesame Street for Military Families App
Sesame Street has created an App for military families that provides (bilingual) information that gives you tools, activities, parent guides, and other information to support your young children through different stages of military life.
Military Kids Connect
Military Kids Connect is an interactive website sponsored by the Department of Defense to help children of military parents. They have interactive videos, activities, games, scrapbooking, stamps, an online message board, and even an avatar.
Military Kids Connect—Parents
Military Kids Connect is an interactive website sponsored by the Department of Defense that includes information for parents to help their young children, tweens, and teens cope with military life. There is also a section for educators.