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  • 1. Family Programs Specialist Calendar of Classes and Events Registration required: Ft Wainwright, Alaska 353-2382 HOURS OF OPERATION Volunteer Program: 0730 – 1600 Employment Program: 0730 – 1600 AFTB/AFAP Programs: 0730 – 1600 CLASS SCHEDULE / DESCRIPTIONSAFTB (Army Family Team Building)AFTB LEVEL 1 – Army Basics 101: Living within the Military culture can be as challenging as it is rewarding. AFTB will help youlearn how to translate the military lingo, develop realistic expectations, learn about your benefits and access the servicesavailable to you as a member of the Army Family.AFTB LEVEL 2 – In this level of training AFTB can help you ”grow” personal skills that will make you an asset to any organizationsuch as Family Readiness Groups, religious organizations, within your Family and co-workers. It can help you become a valuableasset to your military community as well.AFTB LEVEL 3 – To become more effective within your household and on the job, this level of AFTB will give you the tools tohelp you become a self-confident leader who possesses the attributes and traits that others admire and will provide you withan opportunity to give back to your community as a leader, a Volunteer and a mentor.Concept Blocks – Concept blocks are designed to provide AFTB Classes that are in high demand based on the community’sneeds assessment. For example, a spouse who is new to the military or has been with the military for a while, however, hasnever lived on a military installation and wants to know more about the military and how it is structured. We (AFTB) can offerclasses that provide tools for the spouse to build realistic expectations, provided information on basic military benefits andentitlements, introduce the spouse to military customs and courtesies, help them to become familiar with the chain ofcommand, Acknowledging change, communication, stress management and provide details on Family readiness groups.Basically, a concept block can be a mix of classes that AFTB offers to better serve the community and its needs.INSTRUCTOR TRAINING – Want to become an Instructor: Learn to prepare classes to include making a lesson plan. Learn to useappropriate questioning, probing and redirection techniques, understand the learning environment and techniques used inmanaging the classroom. Upon completion, you will be able to use appropriate strategies and procedures to deliver classcontent. Put strategies in place to facilitate the experiential learning cycle for students. Remember, the AFTB InstructorsCourse in no longer available. All interested instructors must take the ACS ITC. ACS now provides a standardized, structuredand integrated instructors training program for Civilians, Soldiers and Family members worldwide. Train to become a moreeffective briefer, and facilitator. The BTC and FTC are also available to Employees and Volunteers.BREIFERS TRAINING COURSE – Are you in a position that requires you to provide briefings? It’s common knowledge thatbriefings are well planned presentations that convey information to meet a need or purpose of the intended audience orbriefer. If you would like to become a more effective briefer; this course provides you with information on the different types*Registration is required for all classes. Please contact your local ACS to register or for more information.**Class schedules are subject to change without notice. Please call ACS to verify scheduled classes or visit our website forupdated information. All Programs can be found on , AFTB, AFAP, Volunteering, Army Community Service, andEmployment Readiness! Like the page and get course information and daily updates on the program. AFTB Discussions willalso be conducted through Facebook.
  • 2. Family Programs Specialist Calendar of Classes and Events Registration required: Ft Wainwright, Alaska 353-2382 HOURS OF OPERATION Volunteer Program: 0730 – 1600 Employment Program: 0730 – 1600 AFTB/AFAP Programs: 0730 – 1600of briefings; it provides information on understanding your audience gives briefer different techniques and helps themunderstand different briefing traits. This course also helps you become aware of the development and the planning of briefings.FACILITATOR TRAINING COURSE - Ever facilitated a group discussion? If you have not and want to get the skills to do so; thiscourse will help you sharpen your platform skills. In this course we will review the stages that groups experience, discuss theroles and group sizes as they pertain to a facilitation environment, help the facilitator understand the impact of differentpersonalities on group behavior, and we explore the various barriers that effect group performance and develop tools to helpyou overcome those challenges.SENIOR ENLISTED SPOUSE SEMINAR - This course provides future or current First Sergeants (1SG) Spouses with theinformation and skills they will need to take on the role of an informed, involved, productive and proactive member of thecommand team. The idea for this seminar came from a workgroup of enlisted spouses representing senior, middle and juniorlevels who met to address the needs of enlisted spouses as they advance to assume additional responsibilities. The EnlistedSpouse Outreach and Training Plan identified the need to train enlisted spouses at three key points: when they are preparingfor or at Recruiter, Drill, or First Sergeant assignments. This seminar combines the best parts of classes for First SergeantSpouses offered at various Army locations. Additionally, seminar developers worked with First Sergeants, their spouses, andother senior enlisted spouse who’s Soldiers had been First Sergeants. We believe this program will provide you the skills andresources to be successful in this assignment and as you continue to meet the challenges of your life in the Army. The EnlistedSpouse Outreach and Training Plan specifically acknowledge and showcase the significant contributions of our NCO spouses.TEAM MEMBER ORIENTATION (TMO) - Is designed to welcome new employees to Family and MWR and to position them forsuccess by enrolling them in a one-day session that helps them understand the mission of Family and MWR, and how we fitinto the big picture of our garrison, region and IMCOM. TMO includes a tour of the garrison and an opportunity to meet ourcommander, director, and division chiefs. New employees must also register with imcomacademy.com and complete thefollowing courses within 30 days of hire: FMWR online orientation (ca. 4 hours) and Operation Excellence Part 1 Online (ca. 4hours)*. After 30 days on the job, new employees must complete the full-day (approx 7 hours) Operation Excellence Classroomcourse (customer service training). A refresher classroom course is required every year after that.VOLUNTEER MANAGEMNET INFORMATION SYSTEM (VMIS) TRAINING - Volunteers play an integral role in the life of Soldiersand their Families and are found throughout the military community. The Volunteer Management Information System (VMIS)assists the Army Volunteer Corps manage these dedicated volunteers and allows volunteers a way track their hours, awards,trainings and certificates.*Registration is required for all classes. Please contact your local ACS to register or for more information.**Class schedules are subject to change without notice. Please call ACS to verify scheduled classes or visit our website forupdated information. All Programs can be found on , AFTB, AFAP, Volunteering, Army Community Service, andEmployment Readiness! Like the page and get course information and daily updates on the program. AFTB Discussions willalso be conducted through Facebook.
  • 3. Family Programs Specialist Calendar of Classes and Events Registration required: Ft Wainwright, Alaska 353-2382 HOURS OF OPERATION Volunteer Program: 0730 – 1600 Employment Program: 0730 – 1600 AFTB/AFAP Programs: 0730 – 1600Resilient Communication Skills - Master the skills of communication strategies to strengthen relationships, build connections,and create winning streaks. Learn to respond constructively to positive experiences, assertively discuss problems, and to praiseeffectively.DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE – Dealing with customers takes a very special talent, and sometimes dealing with difficultpeople can cause ones reactions to be more harmful to the situation than helpful. In this course, we give you the tools tounderstand personalities, common mannerisms and languages that go along with an uneasy or difficult person. This coursehelp s you develop effective social skills and habits to help you make people feel good, help you earn the respect of others, andestablish good relationships, and most importantly build a solid reputation.SELF ASSESMENTS - Your skills, interests, personality, and values play an important role in your career choice. Find out whateffect they have and learn about the various self assessment tools, also called career assessment tools, which help with thecareer planning process.Interviewing, The Interview Process, Dressing for Success - Does it really make a difference how you dress for an interview?The job interview process can be lengthy. Being interviewed once and getting a job offer is typically a thing of the past. Today,many companies have an involved interview process starting with screening interviews, followed by in-person interviews,second interviews and even third interviews. During this course, we provide information on each step in the interview process,along with advice on the best way to handle each type of interview as you progress up the interview ladder towards a job offer.Resume Writing - Resume writing, sample resumes, cover letters for resumes, how to write a resume, examples and samples,resume builders, resume posting and resume general resume tips and information are tools that you will need for life. Gatherthese tools during this course.Applications, Cover Letters, Transcripts / Curriculum vitae and Letters of Reference - Resume, cover letter, and curriculumvitae writing tips, sample resumes, sample cover letters, thank you letters, references, job applications and more job searchcorrespondence help can all be very difficult. Attend this course to get assistance and gain knowledge that will guide you towriting effective resumes and cover letters, including worksheets, resume samples, cover letters samples, skills lists, content,appearance, and proofreading checklist.Employment Research – Worry and uncertainty is a common reaction in the relocation process. Let us help you gainknowledge and understanding on how to research jobs in the area that you are relocating to. This course also provides youwith knowledge of unemployment, population, wages and cost of living in tat specific area.*Registration is required for all classes. Please contact your local ACS to register or for more information.**Class schedules are subject to change without notice. Please call ACS to verify scheduled classes or visit our website forupdated information. All Programs can be found on , AFTB, AFAP, Volunteering, Army Community Service, andEmployment Readiness! Like the page and get course information and daily updates on the program. AFTB Discussions willalso be conducted through Facebook.
  • 4. Family Programs Specialist Calendar of Classes and Events Registration required: Ft Wainwright, Alaska 353-2382 HOURS OF OPERATION Volunteer Program: 0730 – 1600 Employment Program: 0730 – 1600 AFTB/AFAP Programs: 0730 – 1600 Army Family Team Building (AFTB) Course Dates Available Times Location Of Training AFTB Level 1 17 May and Upon Request 1400 - 1600 Bldg 3401, Santiago Ave, Room 71 28 June and upon request Please call 353-2382 to register AFTB Concept Blocks of Level 2 23 May and Upon Request 1800 - 2100 Bldg 3401, Santiago Ave, Room 71 (Enhancing Personal Relationships) Please call 353-2382 to register (Communication & Dreams vs. Reality) AFTB Concept Blocks of Level 3 19 June and Upon Request 0930 - 1530 Bldg 3401, Santiago Ave, Room 71 (Coaching and Mentoring) Please call 353-2382 to register Instructor Training Course (ITC) 17 and 24 August 0930 - 1530 Bldg 3401, Santiago Ave, Room 71 Please call 353-2382 to register Briefer Training Course (BTC) Upon Request 0930 - 1530 Bldg 3401, Santiago Ave, Room 71 Please call 353-2382 to register Facilitator Training Course 04 -05 October 0930 - 1530 Bldg 3401, Santiago Ave, Room 71 Please call 353-2382 to register Senior Enlisted Spouse Seminar 19 October 0930 - 1500 Bldg 3401, Santiago Ave, Room 71 First Sergeants Spouse Upon Request of Unit Please call 353-2382 to register Team Member Orientations(TMO) TMO 9 May 0830 – 1600 Last Frontier Community Activity Center Team Member Orientations 7 June Please call 353-2382 to register 2 August 4 October*Registration is required for all classes. Please contact your local ACS to register or for more information.**Class schedules are subject to change without notice. Please call ACS to verify scheduled classes or visit our website forupdated information. All Programs can be found on , AFTB, AFAP, Volunteering, Army Community Service, andEmployment Readiness! Like the page and get course information and daily updates on the program. AFTB Discussions willalso be conducted through Facebook.
  • 5. Family Programs Specialist Calendar of Classes and Events Registration required: Ft Wainwright, Alaska 353-2382 HOURS OF OPERATION Volunteer Program: 0730 – 1600 Employment Program: 0730 – 1600 AFTB/AFAP Programs: 0730 – 1600 Volunteer Orientations / VMIS Training Volunteer Orientations / VMIS Trainings 18 May Several sessions Army Community Service, Bldg 3401 21 June throughout the day. Which Please call 353-2382 to register. 18 July one will you attend? 23 August 0830 – 1000 27 September 1000 – 1130 26 October 1300 – 1430 1430 – 1600 Professional Development Resilient Communication Skills 30 May 1130 - 1300 Army Community Service, Bldg 3401 Please call 353-2382 to register. Dealing With Difficult People. 17 October 1300 - 1600 Army Community Service, Bldg 3401 Please call 353-2382 to register. Employment Readiness Self-Assessments 10 August 0830 – 1500 Army Community Service, Bldg 3401 (Including Financial Status) 24 August Please call 353-2382 to register. Interviewing, Dressing for Success 12 July 0830 - 1500 Army Community Service, Bldg 3401 The Interview Process 26 July Please call 353-2382 to register. Resume Writing 07 August 0830 - 1500 Army Community Service, Bldg 3401 21 August Please call 353-2382 to register. Applications, Cover Letters, Transcripts 16 August 0830 - 1500 Army Community Service, Bldg 3401 and Letters of Reference 30 August Please call 353-2382 to register. Employment Research 04 Sept 0830 - 1500 Army Community Service, Bldg 3401 20 Sept Please call 353-2382 to register.*Registration is required for all classes. Please contact your local ACS to register or for more information.**Class schedules are subject to change without notice. Please call ACS to verify scheduled classes or visit our website forupdated information. All Programs can be found on , AFTB, AFAP, Volunteering, Army Community Service, andEmployment Readiness! Like the page and get course information and daily updates on the program. AFTB Discussions willalso be conducted through Facebook.