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Child and Family Program

About Us

The Child and Family Program (CFP) is composed of a small team of dedicated multidisciplinary providers who work together to meet the needs of diplomatic families in support of our overseas mission. CFP team members complete post specific educational and mental health clearance recommendations for those children with identified needs. In addition, CFP adjudicates the Special Needs Education Allowance (SNEA) for those children that meet eligibility criteria for educationally required services and supports.

Key Topics

Special Needs Education Allowance

The Special Needs Education Allowance (SNEA) assists with funding special education and related educationally required services for dependent children of employees who are eligible for the Department of State Education Allowance (DSSR 270). 

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Mental Health Clearance and Post Approval

CFP acts as a consultant in the Medical Clearances process. When indicated, Medical Clearances will place a mental health consult request for a clearance and/or post approval review to the CFP team. The CFP team will provide a recommendation to Medical Clearances, which makes the final clearance and/or post approval decisions. 

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Educational Clearances and Post Approvals

CFP acts as a consultant in the Medical Clearances process. When indicated, Medical Clearances will place an educational consult request for a clearance and/or post approval review to the CFP team. The CFP team will provide a recommendation to Medical Clearances, which makes the final clearance and/or post approval decisions.

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