Child & Youth Behavioral Program

How the Child & Youth Behavioral Program Makes a Difference
CYB-MFLCs provide broad-ranging support to military children and youth, and to the family members and other adults who support them. For example, they:

  • Engage in activities with children and youth
  • Provide direct intervention in classroom, camp or family childcare situations, including assisting staff in setting and managing boundaries
  • Model behavioral techniques and provide feedback to staff
  • Are available to staff to discuss interactions with children and other concerns
  • Outreach to parents
  • Facilitate psycho-educational groups at child and youth program sites
  • Conduct parent and staff training sessions

Issues Addressed by CYB-MFLCs
Group sessions, educational presentations and individual meetings can be arranged.

Topics include:

  • School adjustment
  • Deployment and separation
  • Reunion adjustment
  • Sibling and parent-child communication
  • Behavioral concerns
  • Fear, grief and loss
  • Daily life issues



Amy Cole-Kirby
Child & Youth Military Family Life Consultant (CYB-MFLC)
Joint Family Support Assistance Program (JFSAP)
1048 US Highway 206 South
Bordentown, NJ 08505-2124
Cell:  609-694-7020