MFLC Video Conferencing/ Telephonic Non-Medical Counseling


 In order to keep services available to military personnel and their families at this most critical time, the Military & Family Life Counseling Program is offering video-conference non-medical counseling.


Telephonic services are also exclusively available for adults.

More Information,

Please contact:


CYB Military & Family Life Counselor

Sabrina Bivins, LMHC

Edge Elementary School

Mobile: 850-417-4386

March 31, 2020
For Active Duty Military Members the Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC)
(Temporary video and telephonic non-medical services)
Greetings Military Families,
Due to the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic, the assigned Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC) will be able to temporarily provide telehealth services to you and your military children. These services include video and telephonic (VTC) non-medical counseling in areas where face-to-face support is restricted due to COVID-19. We are pleased to announce this temporary capability to provide continuity of care for the military families at Edge Elementary School.
The model of school Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC) VTC is below.
Support for Military Adults:
• Telephonic and video non-medical counseling
Support for Military Children and Youth:
• Individual video non-medical counseling sessions for minors age 13 to 17 (parent or guardian must be available at the start of each video session to give parental consent and provide line of sight requirements during the session)
• Family video non-medical counseling for minors 6 to 12 years of age (parent or guardian must attend each session)
CYB-MFLC, Ms. Sabrina Bivins is now available to provide video and telephonic non-medical counseling support. She can be reached at (850) 417-4386 to establish a telephonic or video non-medical counseling appointment.
The counseling sessions will be conducted by the Magellan MFLC Zoom video conferencing application. The Zoom application meets all federal privacy regulations, and each counselor has a Magellan provided smartphone which is only used for business purposes. The option to record the session has been disabled from Zoom and Magellan’s MFLC communication policies prohibits recording of telephonic non-medical counseling services.
The counselor will be in a private location during the call, and the counselor will ask that you and your child(ren) are also in a private location before the session begins.
Scheduling a counseling session is simple and all you need to do is contact the MFLC at their MFLC phone number: Ms. Sabrina Bivins, (850) 417-4386.

We hope that you will find helpful the MFLC support during these difficult times.


Edge Elementary is excited to announce our new Military & Family Life Counseling Program. 
We have a counselor (MFLC) Sabrina Bivens, available Monday – Friday 8:00am-3:00pm, located in the Media Center.
Contact: 850-417-4386 
The Military & Family Life Counselor is available at no cost to assist children and youth, parents, family members and staff. 

These services are short-term, non-medical counseling support. 

Services are private and confidential with the exception of child abuse/neglect, domestic abuse and other duty-to-warn situations.   

The program provides a wide range of support by:

  • Engaging in activities with children and youth
  • Providing behavioral interventions in classrooms, at camps and in Child Development Centers to assist staff in setting and managing boundaries
  • Modeling behavioral techniques and providing feedback to staff
  • Being available to parents and staff to discuss interactions with children and other concerns
  • Facilitating psycho-educational groups

Issues addressed by MFLCs

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




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