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Personal & Work Life Program

Personal & Work Life program enhances the quality of life for service members and their families by providing educational family enrichment, professional development, team building and resilience services. The programs also promote community wellness by establishing a partnership with a number of other helping agencies that promote preparedness through readiness support.

Education and enrichment services focus on helping families build and maintain healthy relationships, strengthen interpersonal competencies and problem-solving skills, and master respective roles, tasks, and responsibilities throughout the family life cycle. By improving the work and home balance, it increases quality of life and resiliency.

Unit and group training are available by request. These classes can help in understanding the impact of stress, deployments, and family reunions. Some classes are offered as a series and must be taken in chronological order. Not all classes are offered every month and some have limited seating.

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 training, informal professional development, change in management and other group forums. This workshop is open to all DoD cardholders. Unit and group training are available by request.

Heart Link
The Spouse Orientation Program “Heart Link” is designed to strengthen military families and enhance mission readiness. The overall objective is to increase retention of members in the military by increasing spouse awareness of the mission, customs, traditions, protocol, and support resources and services available to them. Funds provided by the Air Force Aid Society.

Master Resiliency Training (MRT)

Master Resilience Training (MRT) is a key component of the Comprehensive Airman Fitness (CAF) and Comprehensive Solider and Family Fitness (CSF2) program. Master Resilience Training teaches resilience skills to enhance performance and increase resiliency, both individually and collectively. The Master Resilience Training Course is an established training program that has demonstrated efficacy in reducing behavioral health problems.

Resilience is critical for success and well-being, and patrons will learn about the core factors that predict resilience, with a specific focus on the factors that are amenable to change. Service members who attend will serve as subject matter experts for their commanders.

Skills learned include goal setting, energy management, emotion awareness and regulation, impulse control, de-catastrophizing, putting it in perspective, effective communication, challenging negative beliefs, problem solving, and real time resilience. Additionally, several techniques proven successful by elite sports figures and athletes will be introduced, such as imagining success, goal setting, and energy management.


JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
(210) 221-2705

(210) 671-3722

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