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Friday, February 21, 2014

FSI Announces:

 Going Overseas

Classes for the whole family

 4 Classes from which to choose 
Saturday, March 15 OR May 17, 2014
Going overseas involves both psychological and practical preparation for adults as well as children. Interactive presentations in these four courses introduce all ages to the impact and logistics of an impending international move.

Morning Options: 9:00am -12:00pm
Going Overseas for Families (MQ210)
This workshop designed for families, addresses the concerns and excitement around the coming international move and makes them think about how they plan to prepare for it. Specific sessions focus on making transitions and dealing with stress. Children in grades 2-12 attend this class along with their parents.

Going Overseas for Singles and Couples without Children (MQ200)
In this interactive workshop, individuals and couples discuss the four stages of moving and brainstorm methods to manage stress and communicate effectively through the transition.

Afternoon Options: 1:00pm -3:30pm
Going Overseas: Logistics for Adults (MQ220)
Adult participants attend this session to receive invaluable information on the logistics of moving overseas and learn the "nuts and bolts" of making an international move.

Going Overseas: Logistics for Children (MQ230)
Children in grades 2-12 will be introduced to the logistics planning necessary for their international move. The children engage in thinking about the impending packout and prioritize what they would like to take with them.

Who May Attend: 
Open to Foreign Affairs agency employees, adult eligible family members (EFMs), and children in grades 2-12.

Where and When:
At the George P. Shultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center, Foreign Service Institute, Arlington, VA on Saturday March 15 OR May 17, 2014.  See above for course times.

How to Register:
To register please indicate which course options you are interested in attending and include the name of participant(s), agency affiliation, and preferred email contact to FSITCTraining@state.gov .  

Tuition: No Charge

For questions about these courses please email FSITCTraining@state.gov.

For more information about Transition Center programs and training classes for personnel, family members and members of household, see our website at http://fsi.state.gov//fsi/tc/.

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