As a parent, having the “sex talk” with your child can seem like climbing a mountain. The Fleet and Family Support Program (FFSP) at Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) wants to help you make it to the summit.
The professionals at FFSP are now offering micro-learning tools to educate Navy families about sexual development.
“The Family Advocacy Program has built micro-learning as a primary prevention strategy aimed at preventing Problematic Sexual Behavior in Children and Youth (PSB-CY),” said Amy Fustino, clinical counseling program analyst at CNIC. “This micro-learning project aligns with the CNIC Prevention Strategy and the Culture of Excellence’s aim to decrease destructive behaviors and target factors that aid in healthier relationships, interactions, and personal choices.”
Problematic sexual behavior in children and youth (PSB-CY) has been identified as an issue on Department of Defense installations and in DoD schools.
“PSBY is an area of concern that not only impacts civilian communities but also across branches of the military service,” said Crystal Griffen, Family Support Program deputy director at CNIC. “The Navy takes a strong stance on countering destructive behaviors and the protection of this vulnerable population remains a priority.”
As an organization, CNIC’s Fleet and Family Support Program…