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3/0811:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
2/2112:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Anger Management Group
Camp Foster- Family Advocacy Building #439
Next series starts February 8, 2017.
4 Class Series teaching 8 tools to help participants cope and learn positive techniques to cope with anger. Participants must attend all 4 sessions.
Please contact Family Advocacy for more information at 645-2915 or register by Email
Calling all school aged artist! The Family Advocacy Program is holding a poster contest for Child Abuse Awareness Month! This year's Child Abuse Awareness Month Theme is "Children thrive in safe, stable, nurturing homes". To enter contestants must create an image that represents what a safe, stable, nurturing home looks like. Participants are encouraged to highlight ways in which their parents, teachers, or caregivers make them feel safe and supported.
Submissions can be drawn, painted, digitally created, etc. However, we cannot accept posters larger than a standard size poster board (22" x 28"). All submissions must have the contestants name, grade, and school included.
Once the contest closes three winners will be selected for a prize from elementary, middle, and high school students. All submissions will be displayed at various locations on Camp Foster.
Contest starts March 1, 2017! Winners will be announced April 17, 2017!
Email digital submissions here
Can you find the golden ticket? We are spreading the word for Child Abuse Awareness Month by giving you the chance to win some awesome prizes! There will be a resource table every Thursday in April with give-a-way bags, if you find a golden ticket inside you will win big. So stop by for your chance to win! Operation Golden ticket will be at the following locations:
April 6, 2017 Camp Courtney
April 13, 2017 Camp Foster
April 20, 2017 Camp Schwab
April 27, 2017 Camp Kinser
The Parent Café is a structured group conversation that brings parents together to discuss issues that are important to them. On Friday April 14, 2017 Dr. LaVerne Dowling will lead a discussion on healthy parenting tips. NCIS Agent Gil Moreno will inform parents on cyber awareness and how to keep children safe in cyber space on Friday April 21, 2017. Both Parent Cafés will take place at the Community Center on Camp Foster from 9:30 am - 11:00 am. There will be giveaways at both cafés!
Registration not required but encouraged. Register Now!
The Family Advocacy Program is comprised of licensed
counselors that provide comprehensive assessment and treatment for individuals,
couples and families who have experienced domestic violence and/or child
maltreatment. Family Advocacy focuses on helping individuals,
families, and groups empower themselves to make positive change.
The Family Advocacy Program provides groups to include:
• STOP Group for Women – A 26 week group for women who engage in abusive patterns of
• STOP Group for Men – A 26 week group for men who engage in abusive patterns of
STOP Group orientations start the first Friday of every month. For more information or to register for one of the groups contact the Family Advocacy Program at 645-2195 or 098-970-2915.
consultation is available during business hours by contacting our main line at
645-2915. For after-hours emergencies, please call 911 or local law
Prevention Specialists offer educational briefs and workshops to units, commands, community organizations and individuals. All presentations can be customized to meet your goals or to address specific needs on topics such as:
• Anger Management for the 21st Century • Effective Communication • Family Advocacy Program Overview • Couples Communication (Married and Loving It!)
• Domestic Violence/Child Abuse Prevention• Other related briefs upon requestTo schedule a brief please call us directly at 645-5535 and request the Prevention Department, or E-Mail Here
INCIDENT DETERMINATION COMMITTEE TRAINING
need an IDC refresher? IDC refreshers are required once a year after initial
training. Please contact Family Advocacy at 645-5535 or EMAIL
This Training meets requirements for annual
Family Advocacy Training and certifies Officers designated as unit IDC voting
representatives (Battalion- or Squadron- level COs/XOs). Any Command member
who works with families involved in (or are at risk of) child or spousal
abuse is welcome to attend. For more information call Family Advocacy
Program at 645-2915 or 098-970-2915.
This training will be held at
the Camp Foster Ocean Breeze (Northern Breeze) on the first Thursday of
The next training will be March 2, 2017.
(VAs) are available 24 hours a day to provide ongoing support services to
victims of domestic violence and the non-offending parent in child abuse. In
some cases, victims have the option of making a restricted report of domestic
violence. Restricted reporting is not available in all situations, so please
speak to a VA prior to making a report to learn all the options available. VA's
connect victims and survivors of domestic abuse to on and off base resources
including counseling, shelters, legal, and financial services.
To speak with a
Victim Advocate call our 24/7 helpline 645-SAFE (7233) or call our
main line DSN: 645-2915 or off base: 098-970-2915.
If you are
experiencing an emergency situation, or know of a domestic violence incident
please call 911 (098-911-9111) or local law enforcement.
If you have
been sexually assaulted, please contact the Sexual Assault Response Program
(SAPR) at 645-HOPE (4673).
If you need Crisis
Counseling call the Dstress Line at 1-877-476-7734.
also provide briefs and training on issues related to domestic violence and
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