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Command Support Programs - CPO Selectee Resource Training
This half day workshop is designed to educate newly selected CPOs about resources available in both the military and civilian communities. By addressing issues before they become critical, as well as making appropriate resource referrals, the CPO and the service member in need of support can stay focused on the command’s mission.
Command Support Programs - Deckplate Resource Awareness Training
This two-day training is specifically for Second Class Petty Officers in supervisory positions. It provides information on Navy and community resources available to military personnel.
Command Support Programs - Exceptional Family Member POC Training
This half-day training provides information that enables POCs to assist members in their commands.
Command Support Programs - Family Readiness Group Leadership Training
FRGs play an integral part in keeping families together in various situations, especially during deployment. Please contact your closest FFSC for more information.
Command Support Programs - FAP Command Leadership Training
This is a one-day introductory course that emphasizes the command's crucial role in all aspects of the Family Advocacy Program (FAP).
Command Support Programs - Maintaining Respect in the Workplace
This two-hour evidence-informed program equips service members with practical tools to interact respectfully with the ultimate goal of reducing destructive behaviors in the workplace.
Command Support Programs - My Navy Career Options
The standard of career readiness, this course provides Navy Career Counselors and Fleet & Family Support Center (FFSC) staff an opportunity to guide first-term and mid-career Sailors through the career opportunities available in the Navy and in the civilian sector.
Command Support Programs - Ombudsman Program
Most command leaders agree that an effective ombudsman can be a priceless asset. Ombudsmen play a key role in linking commands and families to ensure accurate, timely communication.
Command Support Programs - PCO / PXO Spouses Workshop
This is a one-day workshop for spouses of Prospective Commanding Officers (PCO) and Prospective Executive Officers (PXO).
Command Support Programs - Sexual Assault Prevention & Response (SAPR)
SAPR Program provides Victim Advocacy, Case Management, Training for SAPR POCs and Advocates, Command Consultation, Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Training (at your work site), SAPR Victim Advocate Refresher Training and more.
Command Support Programs - Sponsor Training
This single-session training, available for presentation at your worksite, teaches command personnel to serve as sponsors.
Counseling & Assistance - Suicide Awareness
The topic of Suicide often brings up more questions than answers. What is it all about? Why does it happen? Who may be affected? What can I do about it? Where can I get help? It can seem overwhelming at times. While the underlying issues are complex, the strategies for effective coping don't need to be.
Family Employment / TAP - Career Development
The program observes the processes of assessing career interests, as well as exploring and choosing careers and entrepreneurship.
Family Employment / TAP - Effective Resume Writing
This interactive training will review the basic types of resumes and discuss which types are appropriate for different job seekers and what information should be included on each
Family Employment / TAP - Employment (Department of Labor Employment Workshop)
This course presents a comprehensive view covering best practices in career employment, including learning interview skills, building effective resumes, and using emerging technology to network and search for employment.
Family Employment / TAP - Entrepreneurship (Boots 2 Business)
This course is for those interested in exploring business ownership or other self-employment opportunities.
Family Employment / TAP - Interview Techniques
Want to feel more confident at your next job interview? This single-session workshop teaches you how.
Family Employment / TAP - Job Network
Job Network is a monthly, one-hour employer panel comprised of three human resource personnel. Ask local and national employers what they like to see on resumes and how to prepare for interviews. Find out about open positions, their application process, and what benefits are available. Transitioners, separatees, and military family members are invited to attend.
Family Employment / TAP - Job Search Strategies
This program focuses on the job search process. It observes the most effective methods for job searching, including networking, job search engines, job fairs, social media and employment agencies.
Family Employment / TAP - Navigating Federal Employment
In this single-session workshop, gain the advantage in your job search with the federal government by learning how to find vacancies and job listings, complete the application process, and how to understand standard qualifications and testing requirements.
Family Employment / TAP - Transition Assistance Program
This three-day workshop is the mandatory Transition Core Curriculum Course (formerly Transition GPS) for military members who are retiring or separating from the military. The course is comprised of one-day of Department of Defense Training (Pre-Separation Counseling, My Transition Overview, Skills Identification, and Financial Preparedness for Transition), one-day Veterans Administration (VA) Benefits and Services Brief, and one-day Department of Labor (DOL) Employment Workshop.
Family Employment / TAP - VA Disability Benefits Review
Conducted by a VA accredited, Virginia Department of Veterans Services (VDVS) Veteran Services Representative (VSR), this three-hour workshop provides participants information on the VA disability claim process.
Family Employment / TAP - Vocational (Career and Credential Exploration)
This course offers an opportunity to complete personalized career development assessments of occupational interests and aptitudes.
Military Life Skills Education Programs - Building Effective Anger Management Skills
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Military Life Skills Education Programs - New Parent Resource Awareness Workshop
This four-hour workshop assists expectant service women 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 FFSC’s Ready Navy public awareness program.
Military Life Skills Education Programs - 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.
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.
Military Life Skills Education Programs - STEP
Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) helps parents develop a positive and consistent approach to dealing with the special challenges of children ranging from early childhood to teen age.
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.
Military Support - Navy Gold Star Program
Navy Gold Star is the Navy’s official program for providing long-term support to surviving families of Sailors who pass while on Active Duty. If you are visiting this page because you are a surviving family member of a deceased service member, please accept our most heartfelt sympathy and gratitude for your loved one’s service and sacrifice in defending our nation.
Military Support - Retired Activities Office
FFSC offers one-on-one consultation from experienced FFSC staff including extensive information and referral services.
Personal Financial Management Programs - Blended Retirement System (BRS)
The Blended Retirement System (BRS) overview will cover the difference between the legacy or high 3 retirement system and the new BRS which took effect on January 1, 2018.
Personal Financial Management Programs - Car Buying Strategies
Looking for a car? Don't get taken for a ride! Learn all the important do's and don’ts BEFORE you step onto the car lot in this single-session program. Topics include negotiating, trade-ins, discounts, financing, high-pressure sales tactics, and tricks to watch out for.
Personal Financial Management Programs - CFS Forum and Financial Town Hall Meeting
This quarterly forum is designed to update the Command Financial Specialist, senior leadership, Command Career Counselors, and other interested command leadership about current and emerging financial issues.
Personal Financial Management Programs - CFS Refresher Training
Review and sharpen skills learned in Command Financial Specialist training which include the financial planning worksheet, solution-focused financial counseling, and developing your CFS program.
Personal Financial Management Programs - CFS Training
This five-day interactive training seminar covers the basics of personal financial management and serves as a foundation for those selected by their command to serve as CFSs.
Personal Financial Management Programs - Consumer Awareness
Have you ever made a purchase that you later regretted? It's a jungle out there, and this single-session workshop will teach you how to be a savvy consumer. Topics include avoiding purchasing pitfalls, how to exercise your consumer rights, methods for resolving consumer complaints, and ways to access consumer advocacy resources.
Personal Financial Management Programs - Credit Management
This single-session workshop provides valuable information on establishing a credit history, choosing and using credit and debit cards, debt-to-income ratio, consumer installment loans, credit reports, and effectively managing your credit.
Personal Financial Management Programs - Developing Your Spending Plan
Do you want to get control of your financial life? This single-session workshop can help you develop a realistic spending plan. With this spending plan in place, you’ll be on your way to paying your bills on time and achieving your short and long-term financial goals.
Personal Financial Management Programs - Financial Leadership Seminar
Planned and unplanned deployments are a fact of life in the Navy. This course provides information to help learners effectively manage their finances during a deployment.
Personal Financial Management Programs - Financial Literacy Touchpoints
Personal Financial Management Programs - Financial Planning for Deployment
Planned and unplanned deployments are a fact of life in the Navy. This course provides information to help learners effectively manage their finances during a deployment.
Personal Financial Management Programs - Home Buying
Buying a house is the most significant purchase many people will ever make. This course is designed to increase the knowledge and comfort level of first-time home buyers and serve as a refresher for repeat home buyers.
Personal Financial Management Programs - Homeownership
VHDA's Home Ownership workshop is designed to take the mystery out of buying a home. Learn more about managing personal finances and credit, working with a lender and real estate agent, and completing the loan process and home inspection. You'll also learn ways to protect your investment as a homeowner.
Personal Financial Management Programs - How to Survive the Holidays Financially
Make the most of the holiday season — learn how to reduce the financial stress of the holidays.
Personal Financial Management Programs - Million Dollar Sailor
A two-day interactive program for active duty service members, reservists, retirees and family members who are financially stable and are looking for more in-depth information on topics such as financial goal setting and implementation, debt reduction, savings, investing, and long-term wealth building.
Personal Financial Management Programs - Paying for College
This course provides information on sources of funding for higher education, focusing on financial aid resources, college savings plans and tax incentives.
Personal Financial Management Programs - Paying off Your Student Loans
This course provides awareness of student loan debt management strategies so that learners can improve their current financial situations, avoid student loan delinquency or default, and repay student loans as quickly and inexpensively as possible.
Personal Financial Management Programs - Planning for Your Retirement
This single session, interactive program introduces the basic concepts of financial retirement planning, including the military retirement system and the new Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). This is a must, if you are leaving the military.
Personal Financial Management Programs - Raising Financially Fit Kids
This 90-minute interactive program is designed for parents of children of all ages. Parents will explore their own financial habits and skills, as well as learn techniques to teach their children sound financial management skills.
Personal Financial Management Programs - Renting
Renting is a 60-minute course suitable for all potential renters. It is designed to increase the knowledge and comfort level of first-time renters, and to serve as a refresher for repeat renters.
Personal Financial Management Programs - Saving and Investing
This single session, interactive program, suitable for all audiences, is designed to develop more in depth knowledge and skills that will enable participants to save and invest wisely. Explore various investment options and learn which instrument best suits you and your individual goal.
Personal Financial Management Programs - Survivor Benefit Plan
This course provides basic information on the key provisions of the Survivor Benefits Plan (SBP). This information will assist service members and their spouses in making informed decisions and SBP's role in their retirement plan.
Personal Financial Management Programs - Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)
Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) provides all service members with the opportunity to get an immediate tax break while saving for their and their family's future.
Personal Financial Management Programs - Your Insurance Needs
Covers the basic types of insurance and what they can do for you including life, health, homeowners and rental insurance, as well as SGLI and DIC.
Relocation Assistance Programs - Cultural Adaptation
This program provides service members and their families with an overview of culture shock and resources to help encourage a smooth integration into a new culture.
Relocation Assistance Programs - Moving Overseas
Will you be transferring overseas soon? This helpful single-session workshop is a great way to prepare youself and your family for this challenging adventure.
Relocation Assistance Programs - Smooth Move Workshop
Transferring to a new duty station? This single-session workshop offers tips to help make your move as painless as possible! Topics include hints on shipping household goods, travel and financial planning, entitlements, family preparation, and ways to reduce relocation stress. Open to all active duty, retiring, and separating military personnel, and their families.