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Family Wellness Instructor Certification: Effective Tools for Promoting Positive Change in Individuals and Families

Workshop Number: 3T-1

Date/Time: Sunday, July 12 - Tuesday, July 14, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Description: Family Wellness is a research-based trauma informed curriculum that works with the entire family. For 40 years, Family Wellness has taught principles that have proven effective for families in all kinds of cultures. These principles are confirmed by the most up-to-date research in Neuroscience, and Interpersonal Neuro-biology.  Through interactive teaching and fun activities, learn how to support families in their journey from surviving to thriving. Effective for schools, churches, military, community, and clinical settings. Participants become certified Family Wellness Instructors, which allows them to teach the eight Family Wellness curricula.

Presenter: Ana Morante, LMFT, CFLE and Erin Simile, LMFT, CFLE, Family Wellness Associates

Training of Trainers for The Creating Lasting Family Connections Marriage Enhancement Program

Workshop Number: 3T-2

Date/Time: Sunday, July 12 - Tuesday, July 14, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Description: Participants will be trained and certified as Trainers to implement The Creating Lasting Family Connections Marriage Enhancement Program (CLFCMEP) with couples. This is a community-based program for couples in which one or both partners have been physically and/or emotionally distanced because of relational difficulties or separation due to incarceration, military service, substance use, or other circumstances. This evidence-based program has published results in a peer reviewed journal (Shamblen, Strader et al, Family Process, 2013), is listed in the Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy and was listed in the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices. Relying largely on cognitive change and skills training, the goal of CLFCMEP is to build and/or strengthen partners' relationship skills by providing structured opportunities for participants to develop greater capacity for communication, conflict resolution, emotional awareness and expression, commitment, and trust.

*Participants in this 3-Day workshop will be Trained to become nationally Certified CLFCMEP Trainers and will therefore be required to have a copy of the CLFC Marriage Enhancement Program Trainer Manual and a Participant Notebook. For those ready to serve couples we recommend the purchase of a full set of materials, however, manuals and notebooks can be purchased separately. (see below)

Price of Manuals and Notebooks Only: $100.00 + 5% shipping

Price of Full Set of Materials: The complete CLFC Marriage Enhancement Program Package is $399.00 + 5% shipping and includes the following materials:

• 1 trainer manual and a set of 24 participant notebooks

• CLFC Marriage Enhancement Program: Fidelity Package

• CLFC Marriage Enhancement Program: Survey Kit for Outcome Evaluation

• CLFC Marriage Enhancement Program: Retrospective Survey Kit

• An attractive carry-bag for manuals, notebooks, etc.

Please Note: We are happy to deliver any materials ordered to the conference for your convenience with no shipping charge!

Contact Person for Materials: Please contact Teresa Boyd Strader, by email (teresastraderrfn@gmail.com) or phone (502) 897-1111.

Presenter: Ted N. Strader and Brooke Arnold, COPES,Inc.


Active Relationships Facilitator Certification: Teach Singles, Couples, Youth or Entire Families with races and games! 

Workshop Number: 3T-3

Date/Time: Sunday, July 12 - Tuesday, July 14, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Description: Gain facilitator certification in several programs in three days. You'll be equipped to work with individuals, couples, youth and with caregivers and children ages 3+ in super fun classes. Perfect for Families of any configuration. Secular, Christian & Spanish materials. 

Presenter: Karen Anzak, Active Relationships Center


Love Notes: Relationship Skills for Love, Life, and Work

Workshop Number: 2T-1

Date/Time: Monday, July 13 - Tuesday, July 14, 8:00am - 5:00pm


Join author, Marline Pearson, to become a trained facilitator of the highly acclaimed and widely used relationship skills program, Love Notes. We know that troubled relationships are a serious threat to the well-being and futures of many young adults. Love Notes 3.0 was created for this vulnerable, high-risk audience. In 13 lessons, participants discover, often for the first time, how to make wise choices about partners, sex, relationships, pregnancy, and more.

All participants must have a copy of the Instructor’s Kit of Love Notes 3.0 Sexual Risk Avoidance version for the training. The cost of the Instructor’s Kit is $445.00 with free shipping to the conference location. Please call customer service at 800-695-7975 to facilitate your purchase.

Presenter: Marline E. Pearson, MA, Dibble Institute


Adventures in Marriage Certification Training 

Workshop Number: 2T-2

Date/Time: Monday, July 13 - Tuesday, July 14, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Description: This 9-hour marriage relationship skills based curriculum is a research based relational healthy program for couples. Couples learn principles for healthy attachment, emotional regulation as well as research based communication, problem solving and emotional regulation skills that lead to healthy, mature and loving marriages.

Presenter: Richard Albertson, Live the Life 



One Heart, Two Homes: Certified Facilitator Training for Working with Single Parents and Step Parents Raising Kids between Two Homes

Workshop Number: 1T-1

Date/Time: Tuesday, July 14,  8:00am - 5:00pm

Description: Explore co-parenting after divorce, with never married parents and with step parents in a comprehensive look at the "One Heart, Two Homes" curriculum. This training of 7.5 hours can be applied to the full certification training of 10 hours. A certificate of attendance is given for the 7.5 hours; a certified facilitator designation is given after 10 hours of training (optional: remaining 2.5 can be done on-line with a small additional fee). 

Presenter: Tammy and Jay Daughtry, MMFT's, Co-Parenting International


The Supporting Healthy Relationships (SHR) Model: An Experiential Approach for Increasing Emotional Intelligence Between Partners  

Workshop Number: 1T-2

Date/Time: Tuesday, July 14,  8:00am - 5:00pm

Description: For 14 years we have provided relationship education to thousands of low-income Bronx couples. SHR's evidenced-based curriculum is delivered using a unique model that is trauma-informed, culturally competent, experiential, and peer-supported. This experiential training provides an overview of our model.

Presenter: Traci Maynigo, Psy.D., Ed.M., Montefiore Medical Center, and Moshe Moeller, Ph.D., Montefiore Medical Center