Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC)

Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC)

Commercial: (662) 435-1110
Hours of Operation

Mon – Fri:  8:00 a.m-5:00 p.m.


MILITARY AND FAMILY LIFE COUNSELING PROGRAM

Military families face unique challenges. They may struggle with issues such as deployment-related stress, reintegration and pressures of managing parenting and finances while a loved one is deployed.

To support military families facing these or additional challenges, the Military and Family Life Counseling Program:

  • Provides short-term, non-medical counseling services to service members and their families at no cost
  • Provides psycho-education to help military service members and their families understand the impact of deployments, family reunions following deployments and other stresses related to the military life
  • Augments existing military support services
  • Offers flexible service delivery
  • Can provide services on or off of military installations
  • Can provide services to individuals, couples, families and groups

With the exception of child abuse, domestic abuse and duty to warn situations services are private and confidential.

ABOUT MILITARY AND FAMILY LIFE COUNSELORS

  • Masters or Doctorate-level licensed counselors
  • Work with families, individuals, couples and children
  • Work with existing military and family support programs to complement services provided

NON-MEDICAL COUNSELING SERVICES

Life skills

  • Anger management
  • Communication
  • Relationship issues
  • Conflict resolution
  • Parenting
  • Decision-making skills

Military lifestyle

  • Deployment stress
  • Coping skills
  • Homesickness
  • Relocation adjustment
  • Reintegration

Other Resources and Services:

Military One Source
Short-term, non-medical counseling options to servicemembers their families: face-to-face with a counselor in the local area, telephonic consultations, or online consultations using instant messaging. Information you provide to counselors will be kept confidential, except to meet legal obligations or to prevent harm to self or others. Call 800-342-9647

Base Chaplains
Confidential support and guidance are provided for family and relationship issues, grief recovery, personal concerns, spiritual growth and awareness. Call 662-434-2500

Base Clinics/Services  Individual counseling, marital counseling, stress management, relaxation training, group therapy, psychological testing. Call 662-434-2239

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – For Air Force civilian employees
Free counseling services, answers to legal and financial questions, alcohol and substance abuse help, assistance with family and relationship issues and much more. Comprehensive program to assist employees in bettering and balancing their lives. Provides numerous referral services, articles and research for such things as elder and child care options, health and wellness, and education and career development. Also offers referral services for every day issues from finding a mechanic, plumber or contractor, to recommendations on school districts, travel, or pet care. When using website, use Registration Code: USAF. 1-800-222-0364

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Free and confidential 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Call for yourself or someone you care about – 800-273-TALK (8255). Veterans may press 1 to be routed to the Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline, or Veterans chat live with a counselor

AfterDeployment
Offers self-assessments, interactive exercises, and video-based educational tools to help with a wide range of behavioral health topics.

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Jan
29
Wed
Pharmacy Tech Workshop @ A&FRC
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Taught by EMCC workforce development. Meets two nights a week Monday & Wednesday for 19 weeks. Lecture, quizzes, test, and skills practice. Successful completion will allow student to be eligible to sit for a national certification exam. Call 434-2790 for more information.

Jan
30
Thu
SBA Entrepreneurship Track @ A&FRC
Jan 30 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Entrepreneurship Track 2 day, workshop conducted by the Small Business Administration (SBA) for veterans interested starting up and operating their own business. Must register at least 10 days in advance, government contractor require 10 day notice and minimum of 8 participates. Call 434-2790 to register.

 

Smooth Move @ AFRC @ A&FRC
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Updated information about relocating held at AFRC. TMO, Housing, Military Pay, Billeting, Tri-Care, Medical Records, and A&FRC, spouses are encourage attend call (662) 434-2790 to register.

 

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Hearts Apart Social
Jan 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hearts Apart Social

The Hearts Apart Social program is a monthly event to provide community bonding, fun and appreciation for the families of active duty personnel who are deployed, remote, or on an extended TDY. Food and activities are provided.

Please call 662-434-2790 to register.

 

Jan
31
Fri
SBA Entrepreneurship Track @ A&FRC
Jan 31 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Entrepreneurship Track 2 day, workshop conducted by the Small Business Administration (SBA) for veterans interested starting up and operating their own business. Must register at least 10 days in advance, government contractor require 10 day notice and minimum of 8 participates. Call 434-2790 to register.

 

Feb
3
Mon
Pharmacy Tech Workshop @ A&FRC
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Taught by EMCC workforce development. Meets two nights a week Monday & Wednesday for 19 weeks. Lecture, quizzes, test, and skills practice. Successful completion will allow student to be eligible to sit for a national certification exam. Call 434-2790 for more information.

Feb
4
Tue
VA Women’s Health Event @ AFRC Classroom
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
VA Women’s Health Event @ AFRC Classroom

Overview of VA women’s health issues and services available. Presented by Tuscaloosa VA Women’s Health Center.

Call 663-434-2790 to register.

 

VA Mission Act Briefing @ AFRC Classroom
Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
VA Mission Act Briefing @ AFRC Classroom

Overview of new Veteran Mission Act, Eligible veterans can receive VA care from local providers.  Presented BY Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center.

Call 662-434-2790 to register.

Feb
5
Wed
Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Facebook Live Event @ www.facebook.com/efmpassignments
Feb 5 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Facebook Live Event @ www.facebook.com/efmpassignments

EFMP-FY20 quarterly Facebook Live Family Event.

The first FY20 quarterly Facebook Live Family Event is tentatively planned for 5 February, 0830 CST.

Call 662-434-3323 for more details.

Resumes and Cover Letters for Results @ A&FRC
Feb 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Workshop developing resumes and cover letters that will bring results.  For additional information or to register call (662) 434-2790.

 

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