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Institute for Military Resilience: Webinars & Webcasts

The Liberty University Institute for Military Resilience offers free webinars to educate our nation on the needs of our service members and veterans.  We welcome you to watch our previously recorded webinars below and encourage you to stay tuned for more webcasts coming this Fall!

To listen to a webinar, you must have internet access with working headphones or speakers.

Upcoming Webinars

The Military Relevance of Faith: Evidence-Based Research 
Dec 11, 2014

Faith makes a difference, particularly for the military and their families who face hardship and high risk environments at every turn.  For this webinar, we will focus on empirical studies which address the power of faith practices in military life, as well as the benefits of “religiosity” (a standardized research scale) in the prevention, mitigation, and remediation of mental and behavioral health issues in the military.  Our subject matter expert for this webinar is Dr. Laurel Shaler from Liberty University’s Center for Counseling and Family Studies, the Director of Military Research for the Institute for Military Resilience. 

  • Time: 8:00 p.m. (EST)

Previous Webinars

Honor to Whom Honor is Due  Nov 4, 2014

This webinar offers a special tribute to our nation’s veterans and active duty troops and families, facilitated by Major General Bob Dees, US Army, Retired, Liberty University’s Director of the Institute for Military Resilience. 

Register Today! Military Friendly Campus Webcast

Helping Veterans Transition and Succeed in Corporate America  Nov 7, 2013

In order to reach their full vocational potential, veterans must navigate the challenging transition out of the military or a post-military educational experience into the seemingly “foreign” culture of workplace America. Military friendly corporations recruit, employ, and grow veterans to the benefit of their company, the individual veteran, and our nation overall.

Register Today! Military Friendly Campus Webcast

Being a Military Friendly Campus  Sep 19, 2013

This webinar will look at this dynamic from two sides: through the lens of a military person or military family member “shopping” for a supportive and productive learning environment, and also through the lens of an educational institution which seeks to be truly relevant and tangibly supportive of the military members’ educational and life goals.

Being a Military Friendly Church  Jul 18, 2013

We will discuss how churches of America (over 358,000) can play a critical role in the lives of military troops, families, and veterans across our land. In light of the unprecedented spiritual, emotional, mental and behavioral health issues in our nation’s armed forces and veterans populations, how does a particular church apply its unique capabilities, calling, and DNA on behalf of the military in their midst?

April 18

Resilient Military Marriage & Family Apr 18, 2013

We will dive deeper into the unique challenges and opportunities faced by military couples and families. We will first use the Resilience Life Cycle© paradigm to help military families understand techniques to ease the challenges of military transitions. Secondly, we will provide broad cultural understanding and considerations to military counselors and caregivers.

March 8

Battlefront to Home Front & from Military to Civilian Mar 8, 2013

This webinar will delve deeper into the challenges of the two biggest transitions in a military person's life:

  • Reintegration post-combat after military service
  • Professional transition from military to civilian life
January 25

Faith-based Solutions for the Needs of the Hour Jan 25, 2013

Often, the difficulties associated with being in the military are overlooked or ignored. Many people don't realize how long deployments away from home and coping with the effects of war can impact a family. We will learn more about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and how to recognize the warning signs of suicide in service members, veterans, and their spouses.