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Family Readiness Program

BLDG 13150
(760) 763-6393 | (760) 725-9052 Main office

Mon–Fri 7:30am–4pm

Overview:

Family Readiness Program Training is centered primarily on the formal training required for the Unit, Personal and Deployment Readiness Program. Classes are available for MCCS employees hired as Deployment Readiness Coordinators (DRC), active duty command appointed Uniformed Readiness Coordinators (URC) and family members interested in becoming more involved in their unit’s program as an appointed volunteer serving as a Family Readiness Command Team Advisor (FRCTA) or Family Readiness Advisor (FRA)

Additionally, we facilitate the formalized training for all of the Deployment Readiness Coordinators aboard Camp Pendleton, be it their role-specific certification or the unit website administrator’s workshops. These two courses are ONLY open to MCCS employees hired as Family Readiness Officers and Command Appointed Active Duty Members.

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Family Readiness Volunteer TrainingCommand Team TrainingDeployment Readiness Coordinator (DRC) and Unit Readiness Coordinator (URC) Training
Join forces with your unit Deployment Readiness Coordinator (DRC) or Uniformed Readiness Coordinator (URC)! As a Family Readiness Command Team Advisor, or Family Readiness Assistant you will learn the inside scoop on the Marine Corps’ current Unit, Personal and Family Readiness Program. Throughout this class you’ll learn:

  • What role you play in supporting your units Unit Personal Family Readiness Program.
  • Where to find the resources families need most in a pinch.
  • How to share (ideas), and network with other family members.
  • Looking to expand your personal and professional skills, all while supporting Marines, Sailors, and their families?
Required at all commands providing direct support to Marines and family members.
Training is required for new commanders and their entire Command Team within sixty days of assuming command.

Family Readiness Command Team (FRCT): In partnership with unit leadership, the FRCTs gauges readiness needs, makes available resources and provides educational opportunities for unit Marines, family members, and Authorized Contact(s).

Topics include but not limited to:

  • Purpose of the Unit Personal Family Readiness Program (UPFRP)
  • Family Readiness Command Team (FRCT)
  • Deployment Support
  • Readiness & Resource Support
  • Unit Family Readiness Funds (UFRF)

Deployment Readiness Coordinators (DRC) or members of a Command Team in need of a unit-specific Command Team Training may contact the FRPT office at (760) 763-6393.

Only open to MCCS employees hired as Deployment Readiness Coordinators (DRC) and command appointed Uniformed Readiness Coordinators (URC).
Welcome to the most challenging experience of your life. This workshop provides each participant with a detailed understanding of the Marine Corps’ current Unit, Personal and Family Readiness Program. The subject matter focuses specifically on the roles and responsibilities of the DRC and URC. Whether you’re new to the game or the been involved with the Unit Personal Family Readiness Program for years, you are sure to walk away with a thorough knowledge of the part you play in taking care of Marines, Sailors and families. Bring your thinking cap, your past experiences and your brilliant new ideas…because this is your chance to ask the tough questions, share what has (or hasn’t) worked, and network with others that will be on the frontlines of Family Readiness with you!
Topics include but not limited to:

  • Purpose of the Unit Personal Family Readiness Program (UPFRP)
  • 4 Core Tenets
  • Family Readiness Command Team (FRCT)
  • Deployment Support
  • Readiness & Resource Support
  • Unit Family Readiness Funds (UFRF)
  • Communication
  • Marine Online
  • Data Tool requirements/submission
  • Volunteer Management

DRC/URC Sync Meeting:
Conducted eight times a year the DRC/URC Sync Meeting is designed to bring Marine & Family Programs and Camp Pendleton DRC’s and URC’s together to share resources, best practices, a build camaraderie to help Marines, Sailors and their Family Members thrive while serving in the military.

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