Co-Parenting/ Parenting Apart- The following topics are covered: Facts about divorce, the processes of divorce and mediation, domestic violence and divorce, dealing with stress, how children react to divorce, positive communication skills, helping children get through divorce, keeping children out of the middle of conflicts and the family after divorce. 4-hour course/ $40 if pre-registered or $50 at the door. Co-Parenting information On-line Finances & Divorce Course- Click here to learn more.
Fitting It Together- Winner of the 2007 National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Community Partnership Award. Overall goal is for juveniles to learn to openly and constructively communicate within their interpersonal relationships. The program is designed for juveniles to attend 8 hours of education (4/ 2-hour sessions) and parents to attend one 2 hour session. Parents receive The Five Love Languages of Children by Dr. Gary Chapman. All 5 sessions, including parent session, $100 per juvenile. Fitting It Together video
Girl Talk, Girl Talk, Too & Guy Talk- This educational program is designed to enhance communication between moms and their daughters/ dads and their sons about sexuality, family values, decision-making and responsibility. Four/ 2hour sessions, $40 per family. More information
How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk(ette)- It's happened to everyone: you meet someone and fall madly in love and all good judgment and perspective are thrown out the window--until slowly you realize this person isn't who you thought he or she was. But follow the steps in How to Avoid Falling in Love With a Jerk(ette)--a proven program used by thousands of singles worldwide--and break the destructive dating patterns that have prevented your happiness in the past. Five or 10-lesson, practical approach to building healthy relationships while getting to know the most important areas of the person you are dating. It is easy to teach and learn because the entire curriculum flows from a simple picture of a relationship. $30 per person. More information YouTube video
Couples/ Marriage LINKS (Lasting Intimacy through Nurturing Knowledge & Skills)- Fun
date night! Light-hearted entertaining
atmosphere. Falling in love is easy… staying
in love is an art. A relationship will not run itself; you must RUN YOUR
RELATIONSHIP! There are two basic assumptions that are foundational to this
entertaining program. First, healthy relationships are not balanced relationships…
rather, they are balancing relationships. Life has predictable and unpredictable
twists and turns so that couples need to make regular adjustments to ensure
that they are staying on top of their closeness and intimacy. The second
assumption naturally follows the first. Although there are some couples who
instinctively run their marriage relationships, most couples need a plan for
accomplishing this. Keeping your love strong requires ongoing communication and
thoughtful consideration of your relationship. 5/ 2-hr sessions, $30 per couple.
Raising Cain- This two-hour documentary provides surprising new research about boys' inner lives, dispelling a number of commonly held misconceptions, and highlights innovative programs that are bringing out the best in boys. The PBS Parents Guide to Understanding and Raising Boys offers insights and advice from Thompson and other experts on raising boys in America today. For more information, watch this YouTube clip.
Text4Baby- Women who sign up for the service by texting BABY to 511411 (or BEBE for Spanish) receive three free SMS text messages each week timed to their due date or baby’s date of birth. These messages focus on a variety of topics critical to maternal and child health, including birth defects prevention, immunization, nutrition, seasonal flu, mental health, oral health, safe sleep, and more. Text4baby messages also connect women to prenatal and infant care services and other resources. Click here to sign-up! YouTube Clip