ARMY - AR 608-18
THE ARMY FAMILY ADVOCACY PROGRAM
|Publication Date:||30 October 2007|
This regulation applies to members of the Active Army; the Army National Guard of the United States, including periods when operating in an Army National Guard capacity; the United States Army Reserve on active duty training, special duty for training, or special active duty for training (duration of 30 days or more); other uniformed Services (and their Families) assigned to or residing on Army installations; and others entitled to care in medical treatment facilities.
This regulation does not apply to members of the United States Army Reserve performing in active duty training or to members of the Army National Guard of the United States performing duty in a State status under Title 32 of the United States Code. This regulation remains effective during mobilization unless otherwise stated.
This regulation establishes Department of the Army (DA) policy on the prevention, identification, reporting, investigation, and treatment of spouse and child abuse. This regulation also assigns responsibility for the Family advocacy program (FAP) in accordance with Department of Defense Directives (DODDs) 6400.1 and 1030.1; DOD 6400.1-M; and DOD Instructions (DODIs) 6400.2, 6400.3, 1342.24, and 1402.5.