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Exceptional Service for Exceptional People:EFMP Orientation                                              1
NDAA RequirementsNational Defense Authorization Act for FY 2010Sec. 563. Support for military families with special needs§...
The PurposeEMFP screening and enrollment isused to determine the suitability ofservice and family members foroverseas or r...
Program Eligibility     An Exceptional Family Member (EFM) is:       An authorized family member of any       age       Re...
Program Enrollment     Common reasons for enrollment W hat are the       Physical disability reason  s whysome one might E...
The Enrollment Process                    DD Form 2792, or      MTF EFMP     EFM is                              Coordinat...
Enrollment Paperwork       Service member’s responsibilitySeparate forms for each family memberSubmit in geographic area o...
Enrollment Benefits      Allows for a flexible assignment process      Saves money for the Navy AND the        families   ...
Enrollment CategoriesEnrollment Categories are based on:Type and number of specialist andsub-specialists requiredFrequency...
Categories I - IIICategory I:           Category II:             Category III:For monitoring purposes Identify duty       ...
Category IV - VICategory IV:             Category V:            Category VI:Within 50 miles of MTF   Best to “homestead”  ...
Role:EFMP LiaisonResponsibilities:Assisting with enrollment paperworkIdentifying and coordinating EFMPresourcesSetting up ...
Role:EFMP Lead LiaisonPOC and SME for assigned Category 5 regionResponsibilities:Coordinating with support agenciesFacilit...
In conclusion…EFMP is a mandatory detailingprogramIdentifies medical, psychologicaland special education needsEnsures assi...
Contact Susan Vitale-Olson, EFMLiaison Navy Region Northwest;360-396-5469                                  15
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2012 Navy Region NW FCPO Symposium (EFMP)

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2012 Navy Region NW FCPO Symposium (EFMP)

  1. 1. Exceptional Service for Exceptional People:EFMP Orientation 1
  2. 2. NDAA RequirementsNational Defense Authorization Act for FY 2010Sec. 563. Support for military families with special needs§ 1781c. Establishment of an Office of Community Support forMilitary Families With Special Needs Responsibilities:Purpose: Enhance Develop, and Tasking: Supplyand improve DoD update a uniform staffing to providesupport around the policy for the DoD for individualizedworld for military regarding military service plans for families with families with military families special needs special needs. with special needs. 2
  3. 3. The PurposeEMFP screening and enrollment isused to determine the suitability ofservice and family members foroverseas or remote assignments byidentifying special needs Why is screening for overseas and remote duty locations necessary? 3
  4. 4. Program Eligibility An Exceptional Family Member (EFM) is: An authorized family member of any age Residing with the sponsor Enrolled in DEERS Requiring special medical, mental health or educational services 4
  5. 5. Program Enrollment Common reasons for enrollment W hat are the Physical disability reason s whysome one might Emotional disability be hesitant to nroll? Intellectual disability e Long-term chronic illness Long-term special educational needs 5
  6. 6. The Enrollment Process DD Form 2792, or MTF EFMP EFM is Coordinator DD Form 2792-1 identified forwards forms completed to the CSCDetailers use the Data confirmed and entered into CSC reviews and EFMP data to recommends a pinpoint an EFMP database category code assignments 6
  7. 7. Enrollment Paperwork Service member’s responsibilitySeparate forms for each family memberSubmit in geographic area of residence Must use original forms DD Forms 2792 and 2792-1 Both required for school age children Provide to MTF EFMP Coordinator Keep copies of all paperwork 7
  8. 8. Enrollment Benefits Allows for a flexible assignment process Saves money for the Navy AND the families Decreases the incident of early returns Avoids unnecessary family separation Retains qualified trained personnel Improves the QOL for enrolled families Ensures special care is available 8
  9. 9. Enrollment CategoriesEnrollment Categories are based on:Type and number of specialist andsub-specialists requiredFrequency of requirementsAvailability of servicesSeverity of medical and/oreducational needs 9
  10. 10. Categories I - IIICategory I: Category II: Category III:For monitoring purposes Identify duty No overseas dutyUsed to inform NPC assignment Needs met byUpdate in three years Needs met by regular specialists MD Complex school needs Uncomplicated school Moderate sion Mild hyperten needs disabilities s Se asonal allergie Diabetes Type II Hypertension Easy to Mild migraines Asthma accom modate ds Most behavioral an ed ucational nee Eczema dental health need d Stable ADHD/ADD s 10
  11. 11. Category IV - VICategory IV: Category V: Category VI:Within 50 miles of MTF Best to “homestead” TemporaryRequires specialized Requires specialized enrollmentcare care Short durationSpecific CONUS areas Specific CONUS areas Update in 6-12 monthsisk p High rSevere lupus regnancy Multiple and/or Premature infaCerebral palsy severe disabilities nt Undergoing cu Chronic heart Leukemia rrent short-term disease sion Autism treatment or Major depres counseling al Extensive care or other ment ns h ealth conditio 11
  12. 12. Role:EFMP LiaisonResponsibilities:Assisting with enrollment paperworkIdentifying and coordinating EFMPresourcesSetting up a data base of contacts andservicesEstablishing and maintaining cooperativepartnerships 12
  13. 13. Role:EFMP Lead LiaisonPOC and SME for assigned Category 5 regionResponsibilities:Coordinating with support agenciesFacilitating training for EFM LiaisonsProviding exchange of resource information 13
  14. 14. In conclusion…EFMP is a mandatory detailingprogramIdentifies medical, psychologicaland special education needsEnsures assignment considerationswhen transferringEFMP Liaisons provide a vital service to assist and support EFM families 14
  15. 15. Contact Susan Vitale-Olson, EFMLiaison Navy Region Northwest;360-396-5469 15

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