Military Life Skills Education Programs

Military Life Skills Education Program - Single Parenting

This single-session workshop explores ways for active duty single parents to balance their military and parental responsibilities and looks at the opportunities and challenges of parenting alone in the military.

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Military Life Skills Education Program - STEP

Systematic Training for Effective Parenting or STEP helps parents develop a positive and consistent approach to dealing with the special challenges of children ranging from early childhood to teen age.

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Military Life Skills Education Programs - Anger Management

Do you find your anger racing from zero to 60 at work or at home? BEAMS is a six-session, skill-building program for active duty service members and family members. The BEAMS course is designed to prevent anger from escalating to violence. Participants learn to develop new and effective coping strategies.

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Military Life Skills Education Programs - Building Healthy Relationships

The purpose of this training is to provide tools to enhance healthy relationships and educate military personnel and their families how to successfully nurture intimate relationships. Topics include emotional record keeping, expectations, communication and developing healthy habits.

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Military Life Skills Education Programs - Children and Divorce

This four-hour workshop addresses the pain and loss of a family breakup from the child’s perspective. Topics of discussion include typical reactions of children of different ages, things children need to hear, and what parents can do to help them through the pain.

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Military Life Skills Education Programs - Couples Workshop

Do you have trouble communicating with your partner? Do you find yourselves arguing a lot? This two-session workshop will help you improve your day-to-day communication, learn how to fight fair, problem-solve, and strengthen your relationship. Open to military beneficiaries and their partners.

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Military Life Skills Education Programs - Dads and Discipline

The culture of fatherhood is changing as dads become increasingly involved with their children. Dads are often seen as “disciplinarians,” yet come to the job with no specific training. This interactive, single-session class provides an opportunity for fathers to gain valuable, practical information about parenting.

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Military Life Skills Education Programs - Dual Military Parenting

Dual Military Parents face unique challenges in balancing military careers and family responsibilities. This workshop is intended to assist Dual Military Parents navigate their unique military family lifestyle. Discussion topics include Building Healthy Relationships, Deployment Readiness, Parenting in a Military Family, Family Care Plan, Career Planning, and sharing challenges and successes with Dual Military Parents.

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Military Life Skills Education Programs - Enhancing Stepfamilies

This single-session workshop includes discussions on the myths of stepfamily living, the different roles a stepparent may assume, the stages a stepfamily goes through as they develop, and tips for handling discipline. The discussion also includes information on step parenting in a military family.

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Military Life Skills Education Programs - Love Thinks

Are you tired of the same dating traps like becoming involved too quickly, dishonesty from the start, or overlooking problem areas? Learn how to avoid common dating missteps when developing a new romance by attending “Love Thinks,” a program for single or newly-dating military members who are tired of playing dating games and are ready to keep it real.

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Military Life Skills Education Programs - New Parent Resource Awareness Workshop

This four-hour workshop assists expectant servicewomen as they make the transition into parenthood. Topics discussed include the Navy’s policy on pregnant servicewomen, Navy Family Care Plans, housing information, Navy Marine Corps Relief Society and information about their Budgeting for Baby program, child care resources, FFSC programs and services, the WIC program, and information on career planning.

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Military Life Skills Education Programs - Parenting 411

This workshop provides expectant parents with information on what to expect from a newborn, as well as basic parenting skills for service members. Topics discussed are stages of development, how to handle crying, temper tantrums and alternative measures for discipline. Registration is open to first time expectant service members.

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Military Life Skills Education Programs - Parenting in a Military Family

This workshop explores what it means to discipline children and the ways it can be accomplished most effectively. It includes strategies for encouraging children to behave appropriately, communicating in ways that really work, and increasing cooperation.

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Military Life Skills Education Programs - Parenting Teens

This single-session workshop presents the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional developmental characteristics of teens, and parents’ reactions to the way adolescents handle these changes. Discussion topics include building healthy relationships, avoiding power struggles, and providing guidelines. This is an overview of the in-depth STEP Teens multi-session program.

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Military Life Skills Education Programs - Personal Communications

Would you like to improve your personal communication skills? This educational group can make a difference! Participants learn about different communication styles, conflict resolution, and ways to develop more effective speaking and listening skills. Open to active duty military and family members.

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Military Life Skills Education Programs - Ready Navy

When an emergency strikes, knowing what to do can save lives, property, and time. One of the most important tools you or your family can have to protect yourself in possible emergencies is a Family Emergency Plan. It is important to plan ahead as a family for all types of emergencies and responses. Everyone in the family should understand what to do, where to go, and what to take in the event of an emergency. Learn how to prepare, respond, and recover with Fleet & Family Support Center’s Ready Navy public awareness program.

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Military Life Skills Education Programs - Spouse Newcomer Orientation

Are you newly married or getting married soon? Are you new to the area or to the military? Join us at this one-session workshop which provides a wide variety of helpful information about military life, including the challenges of deployment, expectations of the military, preparation for a mobile lifestyle, pay and allowances, housing, medical and dental care, recreational activities, financial planning and more.

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Military Life Skills Education Programs - Stress Management

Stress is an unavoidable fact of life. The way we handle stress can affect our personal and professional lives. Learn more about managing stress with techniques such as goal-setting, time management, and progressive relaxation.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

12:30PM

Parenting In a Military Family

FFSC @ Dam Neck Annex

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

8:00AM

Stress Management-Multi

FFSC @ NSA HR Portsmouth

Monday, December 2, 2019

9:00AM

Building Effective Anger Management Skills

FFSC @ NAVSTA Norfolk

This event repeats every week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9:00AM

Building Effective Anger Management Skills

FFSC @ JEB Little Creek

This event repeats every week on Monday, Wednesday

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

9:00AM

Stress Management-Multi

FFSC @ NAVSTA Norfolk

9:00AM

Parenting In a Military Family

FFSC @ NAVSTA Norfolk

Thursday, December 5, 2019

9:00AM

Stress Management-Multi

FFSC @ NAVSTA Norfolk

2:30PM

Parenting Teens

FFSC @ NAVSTA Norfolk

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

9:00AM

Stress Management-Multi

FFSC @ NAVSTA Norfolk

1:00PM

Children and Divorce

FFSC @ Dam Neck Annex

3:00PM

Children and Divorce

FFSC @ NAVSTA Norfolk

Thursday, December 12, 2019

8:30AM

Parenting 411

FFSC @ Dam Neck Annex

9:00AM

Stress Management-Multi

FFSC @ NAVSTA Norfolk

2:00PM

Dads and Discipline

FFSC @ Dam Neck Annex

4:00PM

Couples Workshop

FFSC @ NAVSTA Norfolk

Monday, December 16, 2019

8:00AM

Building Effective Anger Management Skills

FFSC @ NSA HR Portsmouth

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

8:00AM

Children and Divorce

FFSC @ NSA HR Northwest Annex

8:00AM

Children and Divorce

FFSC @ NSA HR Northwest Annex

Monday, January 6, 2020

8:00AM

Building Effective Anger Management Skills

FFSC @ WPNSTA Yorktown

8:30AM

Parenting in a Military Family

FFSC @ NAS Oceana