USMC Camp Lejeune – New River School Liaison Program & Resources
Please visit the following Onslow County Schools' webpage to learn more about our partnership with USMC Camp Lejeune – New River School Liaison Program. There you will find additional resources that can be helpful to your family. We know that KIDS SERVE TOO in the military family and we want to make sure that we can support our military-dependent students with any need that may arise.
Tutor.com for U.S. Military Families, funded by the U.S. Department of Defense and Coast Guard Mutual Assistance, is a program that provides on-demand, online tutoring and homework help at no cost to eligible service members, civilian personnel, and their dependents. With live, expert tutors available 24/7, military-connected students can receive academic help at their moment of need—anywhere they have an internet connection.
Stand Tall Resource: Stand TALL is a grass roots mental health and suicide prevention campaign geared towards the Camp Lejeune & New River Air Station communities. Click here for more info: Stand Tall
Military Family Life Page: Military family holistic wellbeing page. Military Family Life (usmc-mccs.org)
FOCUS (Families OverComing Under Stress): Provides resilience training for military children, families, and couples. It teaches practical skills to help families and couples overcome common challenges related to military life. https://focusproject.org/services-0Chaplain Services: available to all service members and families. One does not have to be religious nor part of an organized religion to utilize the Chaplain's services.Community Counseling: Community Counseling (usmc-mccs.org)
This website has free resources for deployed service members, family, spouses, and children during deployment
Large List of Various Programs to help support the family during deployments
A personal blog of a Military Spouse with a long list of various deployment resources she has used during her spouses' multiple deployments.
CFIE Has A MFLC!
It is with great pleasure that we are able to announce that we now have an MFLC, Naomi Davis, at CFIE to serve our military families! MFLC stands for Military Family Life Consultant.
What Does an MFLC Do?
Roles & Responsibilities:
Provide non-medical counseling support for military children and youth up to age 18 in groups or individually.
- Master's degree level in mental health related field
- Licensed in a state or territory to practice independently
- Pass a background check
- Receive training on military culture and pass a test on the subject prior to assignment
- Observe, participate, and engage in activities with children/youth
- Provide direct interventions with children
- Model behavioral management techniques and provide feedback to staff
- Be available to staff to discuss interactions and other concerns
- Outreach to parents when they drop off and pick up children
- Facilitate psycho-educational groups
- Conduct trainings for staff and parents
**Services, with exception of mandatory federal and military reporting requirements (child abuse, duty to warn, etc), are private and confidential. No counseling records will be kept.**
- Participate in Special Needs Assessment Processes but may be introduced as a resource for the student/parent
- Provide therapy or Critical Incident/Stress debriefings but may assist in grief and loss support
- Speak to the press/media, transport any child or family member in any vehicle, engage in political discussions concerning the military, or engage in self promotion
- Be counted as a “number” for chaperoning events (field trip, school dances, etc.)
- Supervise and discipline students (ex. Covering classes, test proctor, etc.)
Topics of support can include but not be limited to:
- Identifying Feelings
- Problem Solving
- Conflict Resolution
- Self Esteem
- Coping with Deployment and Reunification
- Transition and Moving
- Sibling/Parental Relationships
- Managing Anger
- Time Management
- Separation from Parents
If you would like to see if your child is eligible for MFLC services, please check out the eligibility form below. If your child is eligible and you would like our MFLC to provide services for your child, please download, sign and return the consent form below (we have both English and Spanish forms):