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:  609-752-6164



Privacy and Disclosure: New Jersey National Guard Family Programs respects your right to privacy; however, the staff members DO NOT have privileged communication. New Jersey State Family Programs Staff is required by law, with or without your consent, to contact proper authorities if they believe you intend to harm yourself or others or if family member abuse, child neglect or drug use is suspected.