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CLIF Briefing Slides

  1. 1. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Community Leaders Information Forum 5 September 2012 AGENDAWelcome/Administrative Notes Mr. McKinnon Dates to Remember HighlightsGuest Speaker/Presentation Recovery & Resiliency Ms. Melissa Amos Back to School Information Ms. Michele Carlton/Ms. Terri Spencer Lyme Disease Awareness MEDDAC Childcare Fee Increase Ms. Karin SikiricaDirectorate/Agency UpdatesCLIF Updates/Actions Mr. McKinnonClosing Remarks (Next CLIF 3 October 2012): WELCOME BACK! Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  2. 2. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Dates to Remember September 20129/3 Division DONSA / Labor Day9/4 Welcome Tour 0930-1400 ACS9/4 Division Take Your Kids to School Day9/5 CLIF 1000-1100 The Commons9/5-6 AFTB Level I 0900-1600 ACS9/6 North Country Expo 0900-1400 The Commons9/7 Payday Activities9/7 In her Shoes 0900-1130 ACS9/7 Hearts Apart 0930-1200 ACS9/10 Budget & Account Management 0900-1200 ACS9/11 Terrific Toddlers 0900-1100 ACS9/11 Welcome Tour 0930-1400 ACS9/11 From Victim to Survivor Support Group 1130-1300 ACS9/11 EFMP Support Group 1130-1300 ACS9/11 Anger Management 1330-1530 ACS9/11 Key Caller Training 1400-1530 ACS9/11 Key Caller Training 1700-1830 ACS9/12 Terrific Toddlers 0900-1100 ACS9/12 Infant Message 0930-1100 Monument Ridge Community Center9/12 Fort Drum Town Hall Information Forum 1030-1200 The Commons9/13 FRG Leader Training 0900-1300 ACS9/13 Informal Funds Training 1400-1500 ACS9/13 Informal Funds Training 1700-1800 ACS9/14 Terrific Toddlers 0900-1100 ACS9/14 EFMP Autism Support Group 0900-1100 ACS9/15 Retiree Appreciation Day 0900-1500 Clark Hall9/15-16 NY Yankee’s Baseball Game Departing 0800 Outdoor Recreation9/17-20 Resilience Training Marathon 0930-1430 USO9/18 Welcome Tour 0930-1400 ACS9/18 From Victim to Survivor Support Group 1130-1300 ACS Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  3. 3. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Dates to Remember September 20129/19 Spouses Club Sign-up 0800-1200 USO9/19 Infant Message 0930-1100 Monument Ridge Community Center9/20 Overseas Orientation Brief 0930-1100 ACS9/20 Volunteer of the Month Ceremony 1030-1130 The Commons9/21 In her Shoes 0900-1130 ACS9/25 Investing 101-ROTH IRA 0900-1100 ACS9/25 From Victim to Survivor Support Group 1130-1300 ACS9/26 Infant Message 0930-1100 Monument Ridge Community Center9/26 Family Support Huddle 1000-1130 EN9/27 Family Wellness Support Group 1000-1100 ACS9/27 Remembrance Ceremony 1630-1700 Memorial Park9/28 Hispanic Heritage Month Observance 1130-1300 The Commons9/28 Division Retirement Ceremony 1600-1700 MPA October 201210/1-14 Winter Clothing & Business Attire Drive Drop Off 0730-1630 ACS10/2 Welcome Tour 0930-1400 ACS10/3 CLIF 1000-1100 The Commons10/3 OPSEC Safety for Families 1030-1200 ACS10/3 Red Cross Orientation 1300 Clark Hall B1-3510/4 Payday Activities10/5 Division DONSA10/6 Men’s & Women’s Fashion Show PX10/8 Division DONSA / Columbus Day10/9 EFMP Support Group 1130-1300 ACS10/9 Welcome Tour 0930-1400 ACS10/9 Key Caller Training 1400-1530 ACS10/9 Key Caller Training 1700-1830 ACS10/12 EFMP Autism Support Group 0900-1100 ACS10/16 Welcome Tour 0930-1400 ACS10/16 Clothing Giveaway 1000 ACS Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  4. 4. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Dates to Remember October 201210/18 Volunteer of the Month Ceremony 1030-1130 The Commons10/19 Coping with Deployment Class USO10/20 Toyland Grand Opening PX10/23 Welcome Tour 0930-1400 ACS10/24 Family Support Huddle 1000-1130 EN10/25 Family Wellness Support Group 1000-1100 ACS10/25 Remembrance Ceremony 1630 Memorial Park10/26 Daytreat 0930-1500 Po Valley Center10/26 Division Retirement Ceremony 1600 MPA10/26 Right Arm Night 1700 The Commons10/30 Welcome Tour 0930-1400 ACS10/30 Trunk or Treat 1700-2000 The Heritage Center Parking Lot10/31 Halloween November 201211/1-30 10 SBDE Block Leave11/2 Payday Activities11/3 Event Planning 1300-1430 ACS11/4 Daylight Savings Time Ends (Fall Back)11/5 Election Day11/7 FRG Leader Training 0900-1300 ACS11/7 Informal Funds Training 1400-1500 ACS11/7 Informal Funds Training 1700-1800 ACS11/9 EFMP Autism Support Group 0900-1100 ACS11/10 CNY Veterans Parade and Expo State Fairgrounds, Syracuse11/11 Veterans Day11/12-13 Division DONSA11/13 EFMP Support Group 1130-1300 ACS11/13 Key Caller Training 1000-1130 ACS11/13 Key Caller Training 1400-1530 ACS11/15 Volunteer of the Month Ceremony 1030-1130 The Commons Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  5. 5. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Dates to Remember November 201211/17 SCFD Craft Fair 1000-1600 Monti Physical Fitness Center11/17-25 1BCT Opportunity Leave11/22 Division DONSA / Thanksgiving11/23 Division DONSA11/29 Family Wellness Support Group 1000-1100 ACS Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  6. 6. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Mental Health Association in Jefferson County Resiliency & Recovery InitiativeMelissa AmosMilitary, Veteran and Family Advocate(315) 788-0970 x 307mamos@mhajc.orghttp://on.fb.me/MilitaryVeteranFamily Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  7. 7. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Mental Health Association in Jefferson County Resiliency & Recovery InitiativeOUR GOAL• Decrease the stigma associated with military, veteran, and family members seeking assistance with mental health issues• Suggest ways to help with crisis planning, recovery and resiliency strategies• Provide available resources to keep families together• Assist with decreasing the stressors during deployments or multiple deploymentsWe do this through advocacy, education, breaking down stigmas, prejudice, and discrimination.We coordinate with and link to other community services and supports. Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  8. 8. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Mental Health Association in Jefferson County Resiliency & Recovery InitiativePeer to Peer Agency and Mentoring• Individual• Group• In-Person• Phone, Internet, OtherFocus Group Primarily OEF/OIF/OND• Active, Guard, Reserves• Veterans• Military Families (Non-Traditional) Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  9. 9. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Mental Health Association in Jefferson County Resiliency & Recovery InitiativeSupport Groups• Parents with Psychiatric Disabilities Support Group• PTSD Support Group• Family Member Support Group (Non-Traditional)• Male Only/Female Only Veterans Support Group• Military Kids ClubTrainings• SafeTALK (suicide prevention and awareness)• Wellness after Trauma Training• WRAP Training (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  10. 10. FORT DRUM, NEW YORKMental Health Association in Jefferson CountyResiliency & Recovery Initiative Events • Mountainfest • Military Kids Club • Project New Hope 1 & 2 • Fly Tying Classes & Fishing Trips • Family Picnics Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  11. 11. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK School Liaison ServicesChild, Youth and School Services School Liaison Services Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  12. 12. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK School Liaison ServicesWe excel in  Youth Sports  AcademicsWe sometimes fail in discipline  Not always the student Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  13. 13. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK School Liaison ServicesParent/School Communication Parent regular communication with teacher = enhanced studentsuccess Parent Emergency contact numbers Attend Parent/Teacher conferences Transportation number School nurse/medication policies Effective Communication – parent and schools during deployment Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  14. 14. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK School Liaison ServicesDeployment Support Child Youth Behaviorist (MFLCs in 3 districts) School support groups School counselors Communicate special needs with your school Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  15. 15. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK School Liaison ServicesHolidays/Vacation Dates THANKSGIVING: 21-23 NOVEMBER 2012 CHRISTMAS: 24 DECEMBER 2012 – 1 JANUARY 2013 WINTER: 18-22 FEBRUARY 2013 SPRING: 1-5 APRIL 2013 5 SNOW DAYS; 2 SUPERINTENDENT DAYS Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  16. 16. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK School Liaison ServicesSchool Bus/Bus Stops Bus Safety Bus identification Kindergarten bus procedures Bus delays Bus stop & vehicle safety Bus stop behavior Bus stop responsibility Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  17. 17. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK School Liaison ServicesRequired/Appropriate Attire Winter (jackets, boots) School recreation Bus stops Sneakers/tennis shoes in gym (no flip flops) Lack of locker space in elementary buildings Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  18. 18. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK School Liaison ServicesSchool Delays/Closings Announced on local TV, Radio, and internet sourcesNLT 0600 Have a snow day plan Bus procedures (closed or delayed) Look for your district name, not your school building Private schools will fall under the public district aligned Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  19. 19. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK School Liaison ServicesSchool Board Authority/Voting Systems Monthly School Board Meetings School Board has full authority over entire schooldistrict Voter Eligibility: Must be a citizen, 18 years, and live inthe district at least 30 days Not Required: to have children in the district or paytaxes in NYS Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  20. 20. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK School Liaison ServicesAttendance Your child’s academic success is a reflection of goodattendance, good work/participation habits, and parentalinvolvement NYS seat time requirement: 180 days Try to plan vacations during scheduled school vacations Communication with your child’s teachers Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  21. 21. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK School Liaison ServicesSports Youth Sports in your local neighborhood CYSS Sports/SKIES Programs School Sports Try Outs Parental Involvement/Volunteer Coaches/Team Parent Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  22. 22. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK School Liaison ServicesFort Drum School Liaison OfficersMichele Carlton 772-3214Terri Spencer 772-1311 Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  23. 23. FORT DRUM, NEW YORKLyme Disease Prevention and Awareness 14 AUG 2012 Our mission is to provide Soldiers, Civilians and their Families with a quality of life commensurate with the quality of their service. Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  24. 24. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Background• Lyme Disease is an infection caused bybacteria that is commonly transmitted by deerticks and mice (not all ticks carry the disease).• The tick must be imbedded in the body forseveral hours to transmit the disease.• Lyme disease can affect animals, humansand can be transmitted to fetus if mother isinfected.• If left untreated, can cause serious long-termissues.• Currently no vaccination available for Female Deer Tickshumans; however, Lyme Disease can be treatedby antibiotics. Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret 24
  25. 25. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Symptoms/ Early DetectionEarly localized stage (3-30 days post-tick bite)• Red, expanding rash called erythema migrans (EM) or “Bulls-Eye”• Fatigue, chills, fever, headache, muscle and joint aches, andswollen lymph nodesEarly disseminated stage (days to weeks post-tick bite) Erythema Migrans Rash• Untreated, the infection may spread from the site of the bite to other parts of the body, producingan array of specific symptoms that may come and go, including: • Additional EM lesions in other areas of the body • Facial or Bells palsy (loss of muscle tone on one or both sides of the face) • Severe headaches and neck stiffness due to meningitis • Pain and swelling in the large joints (such as knees) • Shooting pains that may interfere with sleep • Heart palpitations and dizziness due to changes in heartbeatLate disseminated stage (months-to-years post-tick bite)Untreated infection symptoms may include: • Intermittent bouts of arthritis, with severe joint pain and swelling • Chronic neurological complaints months to years after infection (shooting pains, numbness or tingling in the hands or feet, and problems Individual with Bell’s Palsy with short-term memory) Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret 25
  26. 26. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Prevention• Wearing light colored clothing so that ticks can be easily identified.• Tucking in pants to boots, shirts into gloves.• Application of insect repellent (containing 20% DEET) and applied per manufacturesrecommendation to deter ticks and use of permethrin for Soldiers and DA civilians.• Frequent self checks for individuals partaking in outdoor activities and working in tick-investedenvironments. Special attention should be given to moist dark areas were ticks typically migratetoo.• Clothing should be placed in dryer for 20-30 minutes to kill unseen ticks.• Frequent checks of children and animals.• Proper removal of tick to prevent infected fluid from entering body with washing and treatingarea with antiseptic. (Medical professional removal of tick is recommended)• Testing of tick to determine if a carrier of Lyme Disease.• Routine treatment and grooming of household animals with flea and tick prevention medication. Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret 26
  27. 27. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Treatment• Early Localized Stage: – Oral doxycyline,10-21 days in duration – Children do require different regimen• Early Disseminated Stage: – Oral antibiotic therapy up to 28 days – Intravenous therapy if meningitis/heart changes• Late Disseminated Stage: – Intravenous therapy up to 28 days Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret 27
  28. 28. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Statistics• DoD Human Tick Test Kit Program – 10 of 68 ticks positive for Lyme disease, 20Mar-13Aug2012 – 7/10 from on-post tick bites• Electronic medical record review – 10 cases treated at USAMEDDAC 01Apr2012-01Aug2012 – 7 cases treated in out-lying clinics• Previous case reports from USAMEDDAC* – 2011: 6 cases – 2010: 8 cases * Likely underreported• Jefferson County – 2007: 8 cases – 2009: 49 cases – 2011: 119 cases Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret 28
  29. 29. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Information CampaignCompleted: Way Ahead: 1. 1. Community Forum Briefings by MEDDAC: Fort Drum Outdoor Sportsman Newsletter • Family Support Huddle- 22 AugustArticles- March 2012 • CLIF- 5 September • Fort Drum Town Hall Meeting- 12 September Safety Day 2. Facebook Postings CLIF Notes- June 2012 3. Dissemination of Information Sheet and/or GTA at Medical Mountaineer Articles- April, June, July 2012 Clinics, Vet Clinic, Child Care Centers, Organizational Days 4. Mountaineer Article- wk of 20 August 5. Fort Drum Outdoor Sportsman Newsletter Article- September 2012 6. Safety Message to Workforce 7. Commander’s Safety Message “stuffer” in Commissary Bags 8. Lyme Disease Awareness and Prevention Table at monthly CSM Info Table at Exchange 9. Production and Installation of Outdoor Information Signage for Tick & Lyme Disease Awareness- e.g. Remington Park, Dog Park, Playgrounds. Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  30. 30. FORT DRUM, NEW YORKArmy Child & Youth Fee Policy Fort Drum School Year 2012-2013 Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  31. 31. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Background• Public Law 101-189 (Military Child Care Act) requires standard Department of Defense (DoD) Child Care Fee Policy for all branches of the military• Fees based on Total Family Income (TFI), not Rank or Grade• The Military Services subsidize fees on a sliding scale for every Family regardless of rank/grade or income• DoD to implement one standard fee in each TFI Category throughout all Military Services in SY2014-2015 Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  32. 32. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Army Review and Analysis Army conducted detailed Garrison Fee Analyses for SY 09-10 Findings:  Significant variances across Army – no predictability  Many “high cost” fee locations not justified  “Artificially” low fees creating great disparities when Families PCS  Inequities among installations in same geographic areas / similar missions Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  33. 33. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Plan DoD is transitioning to single standard to provide consistency.  Transition will continue through SY2014-2015 Army realized 100% compliance with DoD full transition fees would financially burden some Army families:  Asked DoD for an Exception to Policy to phase in compliance over a 2 - 3 year period, which was approved.  Implementing final phase to one standard Army fee 1 Oct 12 Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  34. 34. FORT DRUM, NEW YORKTotal Family Income Categories SY11/12 SY12/13 DoD Total Family Income (TFI)DoD Total Family Income (TFI) Categories Categories 1 $0 – $29,400 $0 - $29,865 2 $29,401 – $35,700 $29,866 - $36,264 3 $35,701 – $46,200 $36,265 - $46,930 4 $46,201 – $57,750 $46,931 - $58,662 5 $57,751 – $73,500 $58,663 - $74,661 6 $73,501 – $85,000 $74,662 - $86,343 7 $85,001 – $100,000 $86,344 - $101,580 8 $100,001 – $125,000 $101,581 - $126,975 9 $125,001 + $126,976 + Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  35. 35. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Full Day Monthly Fees FY13 Fort Drum Child Development Center Fees (2 Week Vacation Option) Full Day Full DayDoD Total Family Income (TFI) Categories Monthly Fee Monthly Fee (Standard) (Transition) FY12 FY13 1 $0 - $29,865 $220 $226 2 $29,866 - $36,264 $284 $292 3 $36,265 - $46,930 $348 $366 4 $46,931 - $58,662 $414 $426 5 $58,663 - $74,661 $480 $488 6 $74,662 - $86,343 $544 $548 7 $86,344 - $101,580 $562 $582 8 $101,581 - $126,975 $572 $596 9 $126,976 + $582 $608Garrison Army fees are charged as a monthly fee.Army Patrons have the option of paying monthly or bi-monthly.Monthly fees are calculated to include 2 weeks vacation/leave over a one year period. Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  36. 36. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Payments/Late Fees Payments: Payment for Full Day/Part Day Care is due by the 5th business day of the payment cycle.  Late payment fees are charged after the 5th business day and are $2.00 per child per day per payment cycle. Services will be terminated if full payment for the month is not received by the last working day of the month.Late Pick-Up Fee Procedures: CDC and SAC programs have a late pick-up fee of $1.00 per minute up to 15 minutes per Family per site regardless of the number of children in care at that site. After15 minutes, the Family is charged $5.00 per child, per site for the remainder of the hour and then $5.00 per child, per site for each hour thereafter. Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  37. 37. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK DoD GOAL is Predictability! A DoD Single Feefor Each Total Family Income Category by Fiscal Year 2014 Your Questions… Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  38. 38. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK Questions/GuidanceFort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret 38
  39. 39. FORT DRUM, NEW YORKDirectorate/Agency Updates Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret
  40. 40. FORT DRUM, NEW YORK The next CLIF Meeting is scheduled for 3 October 2012 Thank you for attending. If you would like to provide information for CLIF,please email Carrie Tate-Meyer at carrie.d.tate-meyer.civ@mail.mil Fort Drum – The Army’s Best Kept Secret

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