Community Corner – April 1, 2016


Airman & Family Readiness Center

For more information or to sign up for a class, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 480-5100.

MONDAY

» Ramstein Spouses Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC


TUESDAY

» Sponsoring in the KMC: 9 to 10 a.m., A&FRC

» Reintegration briefing: 9 to 10:30 a.m., IDRC

» Predeployment briefing: 1 to 3 p.m., IDRC

WEDNESDAY

» Base INTRO: 7:30 to 11:45 a.m., E Club

» Resume Writing: 10 a.m. to noon, A&FRC

THURSDAY

» No classes scheduled

APRIL 8

» Closed for Family Day

Child/Youth

For more information and to register for KMC Youth Instructional Classes, visit www.86fss.com, select “Family” and click “Instructional Classes” or call 06371-47-6444, Ramstein Youth Programs, or 0631-536-6504, Vogelweh Youth Programs.

Health Promotion

For more information, call Health Promotion at 06371-47-4292 or 480-4292 or stop by Bldg. 2117.

MONDAY

» BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m

TUESDAY

» BOD POD: 8 to 10 a.m.

THURSDAY

» BOD POD: 1 to 3 p.m.

APRIL 8

» Closed for Family Day

Family Advocacy

To register for classes or for more information, call Family Advocacy at 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370.

NOTE: Family Advocacy recently moved from Bldg. 2121 to Bldg. 2123, next to Ramstein Clinic.

» Expectant Parent Orientation: Every first Tuesday of each month, 8:30 to 11 a.m., Learning Resource Center, Bldg. 3718, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Learn about birth registration, passports and much more. No sign-up needed. For more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 06371-46-2098 or 479-2098.

» DADS 101: 8 to 10 a.m. the first Monday of every month at Health Promotion on Ramstein, Bldg. 2117. The class is designed to teach fathers to become more effective parents. It allows dads to ask questions about labor and delivery, teaches them how to calm a crying baby, teaches role adjustment and other infant care issues. To register or for more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 479-2098 or 06371-46-2098.

» Purple Crying Understanding Your Crying Baby: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the KMCC food court media area. Nurses will be available to answer questions about baby proofing, car seats and older siblings. For details, call the Ramstein New Parent Support at 479-20988 or 06371-46-2098.

» Parenting with Love and Logic: Four sessions, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 19 and 26 and May 2 and 9 in Bldg. 2132. This class is best for parents with children ages 3 to 9.

» Anger Management: Four sessions, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 18 and 25 and May 2 and 9 in Bldg. 2123.

» Couples Communication: Four sessions, 5:30 to 7 p.m. April 18 and 25 and May 2 and 9 in Bldg. 2123. There is a minimum of three couples needed to register by April 11.

» Domestic Abuse Victim Advocacy services: Family Advocacy provides a new service which offers immediate support and service for men or women affected by abuse. The Domestic Abuse Victim Advocacy program is available 24/7. Victims of domestic violence can call 479-2370 during duty hours or 0173-628-4624 after duty hours for a variety of support and advocacy services. Trained personnel stand ready to help. DAVA can provide assistance by helping to develop a safety plan, assessing imminent risk of harm, connecting with helpful services and arranging follow-up care.

ASACS

Contact your school ASACS counselor for details.

» Adolescent Support and Counseling Service is a comprehensive program providing prevention education and counseling services to 11- to 19-year-old ID cardholders in the military community. ASACS’s mission is to provide comprehensive counseling services to adolescents and military families stationed OCONUS while enhancing military readiness and quality of life. In addition, ASACS offers Life Skills classes that promote health and personal development in the Department of Defense schools. ASACS participate in supportive activities related to military life transitions as well as providing individual, group and family counseling services. ASACS counselors’ offices are located in DOD schools for the convenience of military families. ASACS counseling services are completely confidential. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday; however, flexible appointment times are available to meet the needs of military families.

Military Family Life Consultants

For details, call 0152-24211233; 0152-02663352; 0176-69333243; or 0151-56748179.

» Military family life consultants are licensed clinical providers who assist service members and their families with issues they may face throughout the cycle of deployment to reintegrating with their family and community. The MFLC program provides short-term, non-medical counseling support for a range of issues including: relationships, crisis intervention, stress management, grief, occupational and other individual and family issues. Psycho-educational presentations focused on issues common to the military family include: reunion and reintegration, stress and coping, grief and loss, and deployment and reintegration.

Medical Group

» Self Initiated Care Kit, twice a month. Call 479-2273 (CARE) to sign up for a class.

» Attention: TRICARE online is available for your convenience. Schedule your own appointments, view the home care website, check lab results, contact the nurse advice line, get medication refills and more. To register or for more information, visit www.tricareonline.com.

SARC

For Emergency Victim Care during duty hours and after duty hours, call 480-7272 or 06371-47-7272.

For administration questions on the Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Program, call 480-5597 or 06371-47-5597.