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U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve


U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve

Augment. Reinforce. Support.

2000 Opelousas Ave., New Orleans, LA 70114
Marine Corps Family Team Building

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Essential Life Skills is designed specifically for Reserve component military members and their families. These interactive and engaging workshops will help participants deal with the unique challenges experiencing as a reserve military family. Held in the local community to the unit, the classes are taught by Readiness and Deployment Support Trainers, from Marine Corps Family Team Building, Marine Forces Reserve.

Participants will discover practical and enjoyable ways to create strong, healthy and resilient relationships. They will gain knowledge about managing finances and routine legal issues, becoming a better listener and problem solver and parenting together and apart. The four modules are Preparing for Unexpected Events, Finance, Legal, and Resilience in the family.

Essential Life Skills for Military Families is ideal for Pre Deployment preparations, but can be held anytime as Readiness training.

NOTE: If you are interested in attending any of the trainings listed above, please contact your unit Family Readiness Officer.

FRO: All trainings may be tailored to the specific needs of your unit. Please contact MCFTB Readiness and Deployment Support Trainers and discuss which trainings you would like MCFTB to bring to your unit.

yellow ribbonThis event may qualify as a “Yellow Ribbon Event”

Seminar Guidelines

POC: All seminars must be scheduled throughthe unit FRO or Deputy FRO
Duration flexible: 1.5 - 8 hours

Recommended Audience:
Adult Programs- all unit members, family
members and significant others.
May include
children 16 and over.
Kids Programs- Children ages 5 through 16
Minimum Participant Requirement: 20 people

Requirements: Classroom, easel with display paper, markers, power point access 


***To schedule a session please call (504) 697-8112/8113*** 

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