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Exceptional Service to Exceptional People
EFMP Liaison Orientation
1 Professional Development and Training Team
EFMP Resou...
Exceptional Service to Exceptional People
EFMP Liaison Orientation
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Exceptional Service to Exceptional People
EFMP Liaison Orientation
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Exceptional Service to Exceptional People
EFMP Liaison Orientation
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  1. 1. Exceptional Service to Exceptional People EFMP Liaison Orientation 1 Professional Development and Training Team EFMP Resources Governing Documents: DODINST 1342.12 “Provision of Early Intervention and Special Education Services to Eligible DoD Dependents,” 11 April 2005 DODINST 1315.19 “Authorizing Special Needs Family Members Travel Overseas at Government Expense,” 20 December 2005 SECNAVINST 1754.5B “Exceptional Family Member Program,” 14 December 2005 OPNAVINST 1754.2D “Exceptional Family Member Program,” 3 November 2010 BUMEDINST 1300.2A “Suitability Screening, Medical Assignment Screening and Exceptional Family Member Program,” 23 Jun 2006 MILPERSMAN 1300-700 “Exceptional Family Member (EFM) Program,” 05 March 2008 NAVPERS 15614F Exceptional Family Member Program Resource Guide NAVPERS 806683 The Navy Exceptional Family Member Program Acronyms: ADD/ADHD – Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder ADM – Active Duty Member AT – Assistive Technology ATS – Assistive Technology Service BTF – Branch Treatment Facility BUPERS – The Bureau of Medicine and Surgery CMC – Command Master Chief CO – Commanding Officer CP – Cerebral Palsy CSB – Community Services Board CSC – Central Screening Committee CF – Cystic Fibrosis CFS – Command Financial Specialist CNIC – Commander, Naval Installations Command CYP – Child and Youth Programs DD – Developmentally Delayed
  2. 2. Exceptional Service to Exceptional People EFMP Liaison Orientation 2 Professional Development and Training Team DD 2792 – Medical portion of EFMP application to be completed by a licensed medical professional (MD, DO, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners). It can NOT be completed by a PhD, EdD or Social Worker DD 2792-1 – Educational portion of EFMP to be completed by the Early Intervention or School personnel DEERS – Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System DoD – Department of Defense DoN – Department of the Navy DSM – Diagnostic and Statistical Manual DSS – Department of Social Services ECHO – Extended Care Health Option EFM – Exceptional Family Member EFMP – Exceptional Family Member Program EII – Early Infant Intervention FFSMIS – Fleet and Family Support Management Information System FFR – Fleet and Family Readiness FFSC – Fleet and Family Support Center HA – Homestead Assignment HBA – Health Benefits Advisor HUMS – Humanitarian HI – Hearing Impaired ICD – International Classification of Diseases IDEA – Individuals with Disabilities Education Act IEP – Individualized Educational Plan IFSP – Individualized Family Service Plan ISP – Individual Service Plan (for private school or home schooled children) LD – Learning Disabled MTF – Medical Treatment Facility MMA – Major Medical Area MMR/MR – (Mild) Mental Retardation MS – Multiple Sclerosis NMCRS – Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society NPC – Naval Personnel Command
  3. 3. Exceptional Service to Exceptional People EFMP Liaison Orientation 3 Professional Development and Training Team OCD – Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder OIC – Officer in Charge OSS – Overseas Screen OT/PT/ST – Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy/Speech Therapy PDD/NOS – Pervasive Developmental Delay/Not Otherwise Specified PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder QOL – Quality of Life RAD – Reactive Airway Disease SD – Severely Disabled SE – Special Education SLO – School Liaison Officer SSI – Supplemental Security Income UIC – Unit Identification Code XO – Executive Officer EFMP Organizations: Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV-135) Program Manager is responsible for:  Establish program policy.  Implement the program.  Develop and periodically conduct training and information campaigns to inform command personnel about the program.  Monitor and assess program effectiveness with regard to Navy families and its mission impact, if any. Navy Personnel Command (NAVPERSCOM) (PERS-451) is responsible for:  Setting EFMP enrollment procedures  Coordinating detailing procedures  Establishing and maintaining a database of enrolled service members with EFM  Establishing and maintaining a current EFM resource database which includes medical, educational, and support agencies, facilities, and services in key fleet concentration areas.  Developing and conducting training and information campaigns  Providing relocation assistance
  4. 4. Exceptional Service to Exceptional People EFMP Liaison Orientation 4 Professional Development and Training Team The Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) and Navy Military Treatment Facilities (MTF) are responsible for:  Developing policy for healthcare providers and patient administrators to identify and enroll eligible family members in the EFM Program.  Maintaining Central Screening Committees comprised of healthcare providers who review completed EFMP applications and recommend disposition to NAVPERSCOM.  Identifying an EFMP coordinator at each Navy MTF who will assist staff and service members with the application process and provide necessary enrollment forms.  Providing training, as necessary Commands are responsible for:  Assign an EFMP POC.  Maintain liaison with the local MTF Coordinator to assist in the enrollment process.  Conduct EFMP training within the command indoctrination program.  Provide general program information.  Refer EFMP enrollees as necessary to other organizational POCs or resources (such as the FFSC EFMP Liaison and the MTF EFMP Coordinator). Fleet and Family Support Centers are responsible for:  Hire and maintain EFMP Liaison staffing at all Fleet and Family Support Centers  Provide advocacy assistance and FFSC related special needs support to Navy Families  Assist other EFMP organizations with EFM Program awareness and identification  Network with community agencies and provide community resource referrals to EFM families  Provide EFMP enrollment information to service and family members, and installations commands Partnership Programs Early Return/Reassignment Program The program is designed as a last resort means through which members may be returned to geographical locations to meet specialized needs of family members due to unusual circumstances. Humanitarian Re-Assignment The Navy Humanitarian Reassignment Program can assist in a no-fault transfer or humanitarian reassignment due to an emergency medical condition of a family member.
  5. 5. Exceptional Service to Exceptional People EFMP Liaison Orientation 5 Professional Development and Training Team Extended Care Health Options (ECHO) ECHO provides financial assistance and additional benefits for services, equipment or supplies beyond those available through TRICARE Prime, Extra or Standard. Active duty family members who have one of the following conditions may qualify for ECHO benefits:  Moderate or severe mental retardation  A serious physical disability  An extraordinary physical or mental health condition that leaves the beneficiary homebound  Multiple disabilities involving two or more body systems MilitaryHOMEFRONT MilitaryHOMEFRONT is the official source for Department of Defense quality-of-life information. MHF provides families with special needs with information on programs and services both within and outside the military. Military OneSource Military OneSource is a 24-hour, seven-days-a-week; toll-free information and referral telephone service available worldwide to active duty and Reserve military members and their families, deployed civilians, and their families. Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) NMCRS assists eligible families facing a financial crisis with unpaid medical expenses. Respite Program This program is a partnership between the U.S. Navy and National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) and is specifically designed for Navy families who have children identified as Exceptional Family Members (EFM), category IV or V. EFMP Respite Care will help Navy families with children with special needs by providing 40 hours of respite care per month so they can leave the house, go to an appointment, or just rest, while knowing that their child is well cared for. STOMP (Specialized Training of Military Parents) STOMP is a federally funded Parent Training and Information (PTI) Center established to assist military families who have children with special education or health needs.

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