• Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Connection | Next meeting is May 26, 2015

    Posted by Bridget Delagarza at 5/21/2015 7:00:00 AM

    Designed for families with special needs, each connection offers fun and unique opportunities to meet others, share information, discuss helpful resources, and provide support to each other.

    Each month has a new theme, so it’s always a fresh and informative evening.  Free childcare is available by RSVP.

    Next meeting: 

    Date:       Tuesday, May 26, 2015
    Time:       6:00-8:00 p.m.

    Location:
    Murphy Canyon Chapel
    3200 Santo Road
    San Diego, CA 92124
     
    For more information, call the EFMP Navy Southwest region at 619-556-7631.

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  • Understanding In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) for Families with Special Needs | Presentation on May 12, 2015

    Posted by Bridget Delagarza at 5/8/2015 6:00:00 AM
    The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP), MCCS Marine Corps, is offering a presentation on Understanding In-Home Supportive Services and how it can assist families with special needs. The presentation will cover the basics of IHSS and help participants understand eligibility, the application process, needs assessment, the benefits of the IHSS program and common legal concerns. 
     
    Presenter: Erin J. Minelli, ESQ
    Date:  Tuesday, May 12, 2015      10:00 -11:30 a.m.

    Location:  Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Bldg 6E
     
    These workshops are open to all DoD eligible families (active duty, retired, reserve, DoD civilians and contractors). 
     
    To register or for more information, contact Allison Santiago | Ph: 619-718-3764 | allison.m.santiago@usmc-mccs.org
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  • Autism Parent Workshop Series | Three-part Training Series

    Posted by Bridget Delagarza at 5/8/2015 7:00:00 AM
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    The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP), MCCS Marine Corps, is offering an Autism Parent Workshop Series.
    Presenter: Armaghan Sadeghi, M.A. BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst)
     
    Part 1:    Autism & Applied Behavior Analysis  Tuesday, April 28, 2915    9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Part II:   Challenging Behaviors                          Tuesday, May 26, 2015     9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
    Part III:  Practical Teaching Tips for Parents      Tuesday, June 23, 2015     9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
     
    Location:  Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Bldg 6E
     
    These workshops are open to all DoD eligible families (active duty, retired, reserve, DoD civilians and contractors). 
     
    To register or for more information, contact Allison Santiago | Ph: 619-718-3764 | allison.m.santiago@usmc-mccs.org
     
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  • Sign Up Now to Enroll Your Child in School at Military Appreciation Event | August 15th

    Posted by Bridget Delagarza at 4/26/2015
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    MILITARY APPRECIATION EVENT 2015
    Saturday, August 15, 2015 | 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Serra High School, 5156 Santo Road, San Diego
    CA 92214

    Visit resource booths for community organizations serving military families

    Complimentary BBQ lunch | 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

    Activities, Games, and Prizes
     
    Families new to San Diego Unified School District can enroll their child(re) in school at the event.  Click below to schedule a school enrollment appointment.

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    For more information about the event, please contact the Office of Children & Youth in Transition | 619-725-7652.
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  • Transitioning to Middle School Next Year? | Workshop on May 18 for Parents & Students

    Posted by Bridget Delagarza at 4/23/2015 7:00:00 AM
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    MCCS at Marine Corps Recruit Depot is hosting an information workshop to prepare parents and upper elementary students for the transition from elementary to middle school.  Parents and students are introduced to the changes that occur at the middle school level including academic, social-emotional readiness tools that encourage overall success for grades 6-8.
     
    "Are You Smarter than a Middle Schooler" Information Workshop
    May 18, 2015
    5:30-7:30 p.m.
    Family Care Building (Bldg. 6E) 
    Marine Corps Recruit Depot 
     
    Childcare will not be provided. 
     
    Parents may RSVP and sign up on Eventbrite.
     
    For more information, please call 619-524-8104 or 619-524-8032
     
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  • Teens Lead the Way Overnight Event | April 24-25, 2015

    Posted by Bridget Delagarza at 4/17/2015 6:25:00 AM
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    Operation Megaphone is hosting a Teen Overnight Lock-In for teens from all services.  This is a special project, supporting children in need. 
     
    TEEN OVERNIGHT LOCK-IN
    When:     Friday-Saturday, April 24-25, 2015
    Where:    Naval Base San Diego 
    Who:       All military and Dod dependents (13-18 years) are welcome.
    Reserve your space by calling 858-268-2828. 
     
    For more information, call 858-268-2828. 
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  • Navy Teen Summer Camp 2015 - Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

    Posted by Bridget Delagarza at 4/13/2015 8:15:00 AM
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    Navy Child and Youth Programs (CYP) is now accepting applications for the 2015 Navy Teen Summer Camp Scholarship Program (SCSP). The camp is open to both Active Duty and Reserve Components. CNIC will fund all expenses paid summer camp opportunities for Navy teens worldwide.  Funding will support commercial airfare, ground transportation, camp registration, camp lodging, miscellaneous insurances, on-site camp meals, and any and all camp equipment, rentals, and deposits. All eligible teens are encouraged to apply.
     

    2015 FEATURED CAMPS
    - Sail Annapolis; 10-22 July 2015 
    - OAC Euro Camp; 13-27 July 2015 
    - Passport to Europe; 21 June - 4 July 2015 
    - Explore Japan; 14-27 July 2015 
    - Scuba Dive Florida; 12-25 July 2015 
    - Hike Hawaii; 12-26 June 2015

    For more information, contact: brent.a.edwards@navy.mil or (503) 453-9448.
     
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  • Military Transition: The Spouse Edition Workshop - Monday, April 13th from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

    Posted by Bridget Delagarza at 3/25/2015 7:05:00 AM

    San Diego Military Family Collaborative is offering its next Military Transition: The Spouse Edition workshop on Monday, April 13 from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM. The workshop will be held at Newbreak Church (10791 Tierrasanta Blvd #104, San Diego, CA 92124).

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    This is a half-day workshop geared towards spouses whose service members are transitioning from active duty to civilian (or reserve) life.  Presentations and small group Q&A sessions are provided from Fleet & Family Support Center, the VA, and United Healthcare.

    Participants are provided a binder of resources, as well as information on topics including:

    ·        Finances

    ·        Healthcare

    ·        Employment

    ·        Understanding VA Benefits

    ·        Emotional Support

    ·        Education Benefits

    Childcare and refreshments are provided. Families can RSVP at the link below: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1-kyNqLDSRT1fzFXlLQGt6IfCLU0JMCnDHHy8fIo61Mk/viewform

    **SAVE THE DATE FOR THE NEXT WORKSHOPS**

    July 13, 2015
    October 19, 2015
    January 11, 2016
    April 11, 2016
     
    For more information, contact: 

    Kat Brown, Administrative/Community Engagement Specialist
    SAY San Diego
    | San Diego Military Family Collaborative
    3487 Santo Rd. | San Diego, CA  92124
    Office: 858-496-0044 ext. 100

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  • Download the current issue of the Academic Anchor newsletter published by Navy Region Southwest

    Posted by Bridget Delagarza at 3/13/2015
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    Click here for March-April 2015 issue of the Academic Anchor.  This school liaison newsletter addresses educational issues that affect military children. 
     
     
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  • Teen Job Fair - Saturday, March 21, 2015

    Posted by Bridget Delagarza at 3/12/2015
    The Fleet & Family Support Center and Navy Region Southwest is offering a job fair for teens. 
     
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    Saturday, March 21, 2015   10 a.m.- 1 p.m. 
    Location: 
    Roberts Family Branch
    Boys & Girls Club of Greater San Diego
    2230 E. Jewett St. 
    San Diego CA 92111
     
    For more information, call (858) 432-6382 or email teensuccess@mwrsw.com.
     
     
     
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