The Army Family Advocacy Program (FAP) strengthens families by providing support, education and resources. FAP is a comprehensive program to reduce and prevent family violence. Personal responsibility and family resilience are watchwords of the FAP mission.
A Coordinated Community Approach
- Promotes individual, couple and family wellness
- Emphasizes safety for all members of the military community
- Offers a flexible and diverse mix of services to encourage participation
- Creates a climate for self assessment and self referral for assistance
- Develops and supports partnership among all members of the community
- Provides necessary crisis intervention and treatment
Strength Through Prevention
The Army Family Advocacy Program recognizes that:
- Prevention is a continuum that includes awareness, education, intervention in high risk situations and treatment to prevent reoccurrence.
- Prevention is a community responsibility: no single individual, agency, organization or discipline alone can implement an effective and comprehensive program.
Education and Awareness
- Command education within 45 days of assignment
- Troop education annually
- Community awareness
- Parent/Child Enrichment Activities
- Positive discipline
- Growth and Development
- Teen Issues
- Parenting Special Needs Children
- Strengthening Families
- Conflict Resolution
- Assertiveness Training
- Couples Enrichment
- Stress Management
Families First Program, Home Visitor, Book and Video Library, Discovery Time Playgroup, and Fatherhood.
Strength Through Treatment
A multidisciplinary team reviews and assesses each report, provides treatment, coordinates command intervention, legal, law enforcement, medical and clinical services.
Strength Through Training
Continuous DOD-sponsored and DA-sponsored training and skills development to support a qualified professional staff.