FOCUS: Family Resiliency Training™ for Military Families

Strengthening the Home Base

FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress) provides training to military couples, children and families in core resilience skills. These skills increase closeness, support, communication and adaptability. Couples and families learn to work together to manage difficult emotions, set goals and problem solve, communicate clearly and effectively, and develop customized strategies to deal with transitions and stress.

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Why Focus?

As a service initiated by the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED), FOCUS Project addresses concerns related to parental combat operational stress injuries and combat-related physical injuries by providing state-of-the-art family resiliency services to military children and families at designated Navy and Marine Corps sites. Since 2009, FOCUS Family Resiliency Services have been made available to Army and Air Force families at designated installations through support from the Department of Defense Office of Family Policy.

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The Deployment Spiral

Learn new skills to work through the unique challenges of each stage of deployment.

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Top 5 Questions

Find out how FOCUS can help your family with its individual needs.

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FOCUS on Site

Work with resiliency trainers at select military sites.

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Visit FOCUS World

Many of the benefits of in-person training are now available online.