Exceptional Family Member Program
EFMP is a DoD program addressing the special needs of NAS Pax River military families. Sailors who have a family member with a medical or educational disability) must enroll in the EFMP so the Navy can do its part in caring for any EFM needs through appropriate assignments and by providing helpful information and referral resources.
NAS Patuxent River would like to learn more about the needs of the local EFMP population through a short, voluntary and anonymous survey at www.surveymonkey .com/s/QGD75R5. Look at the MWR E-News for future EFMP topics and events. For more EFMP information please contact James Lettner at james.lettnernavy.mil.
Clinical Counseling Services
FFSC Clinical Counseling services can directly improve the quality of life of service members and their family members by addressing the stressors facing today's military caused by family hardships, marital conflicts, parent/child issues, money concerns, frequent moves, health and environmental factors and other difficulties. For an appointment with a counselor, call 202-685-6019.
Play Group at Glenn Forest CC
Thursdays; 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Moms, dads, and caregivers may bring their children for playtime, activities and to meet other military families. Ages 0 through preschool. Open to all military families.
Veterans Benefits Assistance
Meet with a Disabled American Veterans Representative or a local Veterans Affairs Representative. Call the Fleet and Family Support Center at 301-342-4911 for an appointment.
April 27; 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Let's face it, relationships don't come with instructions. When you're upset with your spouse and feeling distant, what must your spouse do or say to help put you in the mood to reconcile? Come join us to learn how to have open communication.
April 30; 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is a widely used instrument designed to help you have increased insight into yourself and others. MBTI is useful for self awareness, career interest, relationships and leadership. This workshop will also help you re-evaluate how you behave and interact with others.
April 30-May 4; 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Individuals selected for Individual Augmentee are strongly encouraged to report to Fleet and Family Support Center on TAD orders for this weeklong process. Presenters will take care of all of your IA needs through this one-stop shop. Spouses are encouraged to attend 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 2 to hear recently returned IA's experiences and important information for family support issues. All members must pre-register by April 27.
1-2-3-4 Parents (3 Sessions)
May 3, 10 & 17; 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
A three-session program designed to meet the special challenges of parenting children in the one- to four-year-old age groups. The program focuses on developmental stages, disciplining strategies, encouragement skills, building self-esteem, and bonding methods.
Smooth Move - Home or Abroad
May 3; 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
This class is designed for those moving anywhere in the U.S. or overseas. Receive expert information about travel and pay, household goods shipments, stress management, budgeting, housing concerns, moving with kids, cultural adaptation and overseas information.
May 7; 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
This training is for the active duty military person who has been assigned to "SPONSOR" another active duty military service member who will be arriving at this duty location.
May 9; 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
The Atlantic Fleet Career Information Team from Anacostia conducts a mandatory CARIT brief to all honorably separating military members to receive the necessary page 13 required for separation outprocessing.
SAPR Refresher Training
May 10; 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Role playing SAPR scenarios offers the advocate practice time which builds confidence and skill level. Great opportunity for current advocates to earn refresher hours.
Anger Management (Sessions 4-6 of 6)
May 10, 17 & 24; 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Understand anger and how to manage it. The emphasis will be on recognizing sources of anger and modifying behavior. Call the FFSC to sign up.