Learn About Comprehensive Soldier & Family Fitness
For information about CSF2, please consult each of these sources.
Comprehensive Soldier & Family Fitness Website
The Army maintains a website on CSF2 at http://csf.army.mil/index.html
Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being
Read chapters 6 (“Army Strong: Comprehensive Soldier Fitness”) and 7 (“Turning Trauma into Growth”)
Special Issue of American Psychologist
In January 2011, American Psychologist devoted a special issue to the Comprehensive Soldier & Family Fitness program. Below are selected references for articles from that issue mentioned above.
Casey, Jr., G.W. (2011). Comprehensive Soldier Fitness: A Vision for Psychological Resilience in the U.S. Army. American Psychologist (66), 1, 1-3.
Peterson, C., Park, N., & Castro, C.A. (2011). Assessment for the U.S. Army comprehensive soldier fitness program: Global assessment tool. American Psychologist (66), 1, 10-18.
Reivich, K.J., Seligman, M.E.P., & McBride, S. (2011). Master resilience training in the U.S. Army. American Psychologist (66), 1, 25-34.
Master Resilience Training Study – January 2012
Click here to read a summary of the recent Army report that concluded the Master Resilience Training program has been effective.
Harvard Business Review – April 2011
Dr. Seligman wrote about resilience training in the April 2011 edition of Harvard Business Review. Click here to read the article and listen to an interview with Dr. Seligman.
The New York Times – March 2012 and August 2009
Click here to read the Times Magazine article about post-traumatic growth and the Comprehensive Soldier & Family Fitness program from March 22, 2012.
Click here to read the front-page article about the Comprehensive Soldier & Family Fitness program from the August 17, 2009 edition of The New York Times.