Providing behavioral health services targeting the unique needs of children and families of service men and women -- Active Duty, National Guard, Reserve and Veteran.
About Our Programs:
At Kennedy Krieger Institute, we know that children and adolescents in military families have unique stressors. Our trained staff of behavioral psychologists includes practitioners with military backgrounds or training in military issues, who understand the stresses these families face. We offer multiple locations that are convenient to both Aberdeen Proving Ground and Fort Meade.
The Center for Family and Traumatic Stress developed the Eagle Project specifically to target the behavioral health needs of military communities. Techniques used at the Center for Family and Traumatic Stress have been shown to work effectively with families facing these types of challenges.
Clinical staff from the Behavioral Psychology Department at Kennedy Krieger Institute are experienced in treating behavior problems that often accompany deployment and other military stressors.
Both programs listed above are TRICARE providers that address the following signs and symptoms:
- Attention difficulties
- Deployment-related problems
- Eating/feeding problems
- Family conflict
- Mood swings
- Noncompliance or defiance
- School behavior and academic problems
- Sleep and bedtime problems
- Social skills problems
- Tantrums and acting out
- Toileting issues
- Acting overly mature
- Decreased interest in activities
- Engaging in risky behavior
- Fearful behavior
For more information about the services these programs provide, please download the informational brochures below.