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Exceptional Family Member Efm training2 - efmrpt

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Exceptional Family Member Efm training2 - efmrpt

  1. 1. Exceptional Family Member Command POC Training 1
  2. 2.  EFMP History & Goals  Myths vs. Reality  Benefits of EFMP  Program Eligibility/Enrollment Process  EFMP POC Role  Resources Training Objectives 2
  3. 3. EFMP History Over 13,000 Navy Service Members enrolled Over 16,000 Navy EFMP family members September 1987 Program established 3 September 1988 Evolved to include the identification and enrollment of all family members with special needs December 2005 Special education services available for children attending Department of Defense Dependent Schools (DoDDS) September 2010 Implementation of EFM Liaison Program August 2011 NFAAS EFMP application initiated PURPOSE: •Detailing tool: Ensures availability of services required to meet the family’s special needs. OPNAVINST 1754.2D
  4. 4. Goals of EFMP  Support mission and operational readiness  Promote systems navigation and access to services  Identify family members with ongoing medical, psychological, and/or educational needs  Enable service member to continue career and care for family  Retain top quality personnel 4
  5. 5. EFMP Enrollment Myths Limits Duty Stations Enrollment doesn’t limit where service members can be assigned. In the Navy, all active duty members must be worldwide assignable based on the needs of the mission and the Navy. EFMP may limit where families can accompany their Sailor if the needed resources are not available in that area. 5
  6. 6. EFMP Enrollment Myths Gives Sea Duty/Deployment Exemption EFMP enrollment does not exempt Sailors from sea duty or deployments. EFMP enrollment does lay the groundwork for a humanitarian transfer (HUMS) if a situation arises that requires the Sailor’s presence on a time limited basis to resolve. 6
  7. 7. EFMP Enrollment Hurts My Career Myths This is the most popular myth about EFMP. A Sailor is more likely to compromise their career by accepting orders they can’t execute because of last minute family issues the command is unaware of. 7
  8. 8. EFMP Enrollment Myths Is Optional & My Choice Enrollment in EFMP is mandatory per OPNAVINST 1754.2D. All family members identified with medical, mental health, or special educational requirements of a chronic nature (six months or longer) are required to enroll when the condition is identified. 8
  9. 9. Benefits of EFMP For the Sponsor/Family TRICARE ECHO Needs supported at every duty area Continuity of care Enhanced communication Priority housing (Cat 4/5) Lessens unnecessary family separations Provides connection to resources For the Navy/Command Enhances command readiness Enhanced communication Mission-minded Sailors May reduce number of early returns and hardship discharges Promotes retention 9
  10. 10. Eligibility Criteria  All Active Duty Military and mobilized Selected Reservists  Military dependent enrolled in DEERS (with ID card) who resides with the sponsor  Medical, educational, or psychological need(s) requiring special services of 6+ months 10
  11. 11. 11 EFM is identified Enrollment forms (DD 2792 & DD 2792-1) completed by family and medical provider MTF EFMP Coordinator forwards forms to the CSC CSC recommends category to PERS 4 PERS assigns category code Detailers make EFMP assignments
  12. 12. DD 2792 Enrollment Forms Medical Summary  Addendum 1 - Asthma/Reactive Airway Disease  Addendum 2- Mental Health  Addendum 3- Autism Spectrum *Filled out by PCM If they can write and sign a prescription they may fill out the paperwork 12
  13. 13. Enrollment Forms  DD 2792-1  Special Education/Early Intervention Summary  Must be signed by school provider (i.e. Guidance Counselor, Assistant Principal) • If home schooled, form can be signed by the district office  Individualized Education Program, Individual Family Service Plan, or Section 504 Plan must be included 13
  14. 14. Who needs a break?? 14
  15. 15. Access NFAAS at https://navyfamily.navy.mil/  Click yes to verify enrollment request.
  16. 16. Once Enrolled….. You will receive an email from NFAAS for enrollment confirmation. An EFMCL will contact you to provide your category. You can confirm enrollment within the NFAAS system under your Family Member Info tab. 16 Mouse, Minnie (Spouse) Mouse, Field Mouse, Ratatatou 867-5309 867-5309 867-5309 Disneyland Disneyland Disneyland
  17. 17. EFMP Categories 1: Enrollment for monitoring purposes 2: Limited overseas/remote U.S. areas 3: No overseas assignments 4: Major medical areas within U.S. 5: Homestead program 6: Temporary (1 Year) 17
  18. 18. Command EFMP POC Responsibilities  Utilize EFMP FFSC Liaison and MTF Coordinator team  Maintain confidentiality of personal information  Review OPNAV 1754.2D responsibilities (copy in info packet)  Provide general program information to service members and families  Conduct EFMP training at Command INDOC and provide command briefs as required (ask EFMP Liaisons)  Assist with the annual EFM Survey  Ensure service members update EFM status as required and before PRD  Advertise via POD/POW and other available media 18
  19. 19. Action Planning (SMART – Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, Time-based) Producing an action plan can help you:  Recognize what you want to achieve in the long term  Consider what steps to take in the short term Factors to consider when writing an action plan:  What you need to do  How you will do it  Helpful resources  Timeline  measuring results 19
  20. 20. Disenrollment REQUIRES SUBMISSION OF UPDATED APPLICATION (DD2792)  A serialized letter on command letterhead citing verification of legal documentation supporting disenrollment such as:  Divorce Decree Death Certificate Dependency (custody) Change 20
  21. 21. Networking Networking with the following personnel is essential to your role as POC: Command Career Counselor Will assist in developing a career path that permits normal sea/shore rotation Command Sponsor Coordinator Will inform the command of incoming service member with an identified EFM Family Care Plan Coordinator Will identify all service members who need FCP, i.e. a spouse who is EFM Who Else? 21
  22. 22. EFMP Liaisons Resources Provide information, referral, and system navigation to special needs families Link families with available military, national, and local community resources Provide non-medical case management Develop and maintain Individual Service Plans (ISP) Partner with the MTF Coordinators to provide information, education, and marketing 22
  23. 23. MTF Coordinators Resources Oversee the identification and enrollment of eligible service members and their families Provide enrollment forms, offer help in the preparation of the forms, review completed forms for accuracy, and forward the enrollment package to the Central Screening Committee At overseas MTFs, coordinate with the DoDDs and the local Educational and Developmental Intervention Services program Partner with the FFSC EFMP Liaisons to provide EFM Program information, education, and marketing 23
  24. 24. Who are the Hampton Roads FFSC EFMP Liaisons?  NAB Little Creek/Fort Story ◦ Marielle Dilks  757.462.7563  NAS Oceana/ Dam Neck ◦ Robin Conley & Erica Edmonston  757.433.2912  NAVSTA Norfolk/ Portsmouth ◦ Loris Vélez- Acevedo, Christie Jones & Joyce McPherson  757.444.2102/757.953.7801  NWS Yorktown & Newport News Shipyard ◦ Lisa Wakeman  757.887.4606/ 757.688.6289 24
  25. 25. 25 VISIT US ON FACEBOOK www.Facebook.com/FFCPSanDiego www.Facebook.com/ NavyEFMP.sandiego
  26. 26. Questions 26

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