Many of the courses can be applied toward resume' and career building, self-development and leadership skills. MFTB provides the knowledge and self-confidence to take responsibility for yourself and your Family. The training is available to Military members, Family members, Department of Defense civilians and volunteers.
Military Knowledge modules K-1 through K-10 helps spouses and other patrons understand the military way of life by introducing community resources, family readiness groups. Review the differences and similarities between the different military branches, chain of command, ranks, and acronyms and terms. Learn what to expect during social functions, review customs and courtesies. Discover what benefits are available and the types of entitlements, the importance of legal and financial preparation during an emergency and ways to be resilient. Duration of each module varies: 60-75 minutes.
Personal Growth & Resiliency
Personal Growth & Resiliency modules G-1 through G-12 help you find the leader within yourself. Discover the different types of personalities, relationships and working dynamics of a successful team through communication, conflict management and other problem solving strategies. Learn ways to alleviate stress by growing through change, improving time management and resiliency during a crisis and grief.
Duration of each module varies: 60-90 minutes
Leadership modules L-1 through L-8 expand leadership skills, effective communication techniques and learning to mentor others into leadership positions. They also discuss the different leadership styles, how to run an effective meeting, how to manage group conflict and how to coach and mentor others.
Duration of each module varies: 60-120 minutes
4 Lenses™ Discovery Workshop
Whatever situation you may be in, understanding personality theory helps you be successful. The 4Lenses™ Discover Workshop is designed to provide you with the tools required for identifying the 4 temperament preferences of others and yourself. Knowing how to identify the unique spectrum of personality variables will help you improve communication, and embrace diversity by appreciating and tolerating the differences in others. The workshop requires a minimum of 12 participants. Private and group classes can be scheduled for unit and team building exercise, preparing for deployments, leadership trainings, informal professional development, change in management and other group forums.
This workshop is open to all DoD cardholders. Unit and group trainings are available by request.
Instructor Training Course (ITC)
A professional development course designed to improve instructional skills. Upon completion of the class, students also are qualified to become instructors for the Army Family Team Building program. Students are required to give a 10-minute presentation as part of the course. Evaluations are provided by Master Trainers and by the other students in the class. Instructor Trainer Course modules include Platform Skills, The Adult Learner, Characteristics of Effective Instructors, Managing the Learning Environment, and the Preparation Process.
Duration: 16 hours, 2 days
Briefer Training Course (BTC)
A professional development course designed to improve briefing skills and techniques. Students are required to give a 8-minute presentation as part of the course. Evaluations are provided to students by Master Trainers. Briefer Training Course modules include Introduction to Effective Briefings, Sharpening your Briefing Skills and Making the Briefing your Own.
Duration: 8 hours, 1 day
Facilitator Training Course (FTC)
Facilitator Training Course-A professional development course designed to improve group facilitation skill. Students are required to facilitate a workgroup as part of the course. Upon completion of the class, students are certified to be facilitators for the Army Family Action Plan conference. Evaluations are provided by Master Trainers. Facilitator Training Course modules include Facilitation and Facilitator, Facilitating the Group, The ABC’s of Facilitation and Start to Finish.
Duration: 16 hours, 2 days