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FACTSHEET | Nov. 28, 2022

Wellness Checks: A Quick Guide for Military & Family Life Counselors

A Wellness Check is a mandatory individual 30–45-minute session with a Military and Family Life Counselor (MFLC). Depending on the unit, Soldiers of all ranks might be required to complete a Wellness Check every year. Interviews should be person-centered and individualized.

This Quick Guide is designed to ensure consistency across MFLCs, address potential questions from MFLCs, and support excellence in tailoring Wellness Checks for Soldiers. It is not a script or set of rules; instead, these suggestions are reminders and offer a framework for MFLCs to use when conducting Wellness Checks.