The following training resources are designed to assist Joint Family Support Assistance Program service providers in managing their programs and providing the most comprehensive support to service members and their families.
JFSAP Desk Reference Provides implementation guidance for Joint Forces Headquarters points of contact, team members, and other stakeholders in meeting JFSAP congressional requirements and program goals.
JFSAP Historical Brief A power point presentation for training purposes regarding JFSAP's pilot locations, state visits, and Joint Family Resource Center.
Nonpersonal Services Contracts Power point A power point outlining Nonpersonal Services contracts.
National Guard Professional Development Conference Power Point A review of the JFSAP Program for 2011.
American Red Cross
Guide to Services An overview of the services provided by the American Red Cross to military families.
Red Cross and Serving Military Families
Red Cross Financial Assistance A brief overview of the financial assistance services available to service members and their families through the American Red Cross including the Casualty Travel Assistance Program and the Military and Society Referral Program.
Red Cross and Deployment Support
American Red Cross Volunteer Manager A thorough description of the American Red Cross Volunteer Manager, including major responsibilities and bulleted lists of more specific duties.
Outreach Program to Ill/Injured Service Members and their Families Fact Sheet A brief overview of the outreach program supporting service members and their families being treated in military medical facilities, which includes military hospitals and outpatient clinics, VA health care facilities, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Centers (DVBIC), and Community-Based Health Care Organizations (CBHCO).
Service to the Armed Forces Fact Sheet A brief overview of the support provided by the American Red Cross to military families.
Children and Youth
Operation Military Kids (OMK) Program Description A brief overview of OMK to include goals of the program and descriptions of support offered to military kids.
Guide for Helping Children and Youth Cope with Separation was created for parents, relatives, teachers, service members, and community members to help children and youth cope with separation from a parent due to military deployment.
Survey Note: Reserve Spouse Perceptions of Deployment Support Practices in 2008
RAND Study and Survey Summary: Deployment Experiences of Guard and Reserve Families
RAND Powerpoint: Understanding the Deployment Experiences of Guard and Reserve Families