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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 18 - Tuesday, July 20, 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 18 - Tuesday, July 20, 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 and Entire Families**

Workshop Number: 3T-3

Date/Time: Sunday, July 18 - Tuesday, July 20, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Description: Become a CERTIFIED Active Relationships Facilitator in peer-reviewed, evidence-based curricula for a wide variety of audiences including: Individuals, Couples, Youth, and ENTIRE families (of any configuration)! Active Relationships programs are dynamic and FUN to teach. Highly effective, the practical skills and tools promote emotional wellness, resiliency, positive "can do" attitudes and wise behavioral choices for healthy, happier lives. 

Our curricula have been utilized in federal grants for healthy relationships, fatherhood, refugees and by schools, D.O.C., and US military services since 2004. For more information: www.activerelationships.com

Because this NARME-hosted ACTIVE RELATIONSHIPS FACILITATOR CERTIFICATION will equip you to use a wide range of Active Relationships programs, it could be cost prohibitive to require your purchase of all the separate leader’s guides, just to become certified. Therefore, we’ve assembled a LEADER TRAINING SET comprised of ONE necessary Leader’s Guide: Active Adults/ ARYA Leader’s Guide and sample Grown Up’s, Teens and Children’s Participant Books for Active Families/Active Military Families for the NARME special cost of only $199 (regular price of these materials is $289.45). Other leader’s guides are available for purchase in the future if you determine that you/your organization would like to facilitate any of the additional programs for which you will have certification.

 Required purchase for this certification training: 1 Leader Set = $199 

* SPECIAL 2-for-1 for Active Duty Military Members ONLY: Upon purchase of the $199 Leader Set, you will receive an additional Leader’s Guide for Active Military Life and Resiliency Skills at no extra charge! ORDER BY JUNE 12 AND DESIGNATE WHEN ORDERING THAT YOU ARE ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY

Instructions for ordering materials you’ll need at this training:

If your Leader Set is ordered through Active Relationships Center BY FRIDAY JUNE 12, there will be no shipping charge added. If ordered June 13 or after, 5% shipping & handling will apply.

ONLINE: https://activerelationships.com/product/leader-training-set/  OR

Email: KSimpson@ActiveRelationships.com to request order form, OR
Call office: (214) 369-5717

Materials will be delivered to the training site and will be available at the training to those who have purchased them. *IF you do not purchase these materials ahead of time and choose to attend the training, please contact the ARC office to determine other delivery options for required materials:

Certifications you will receive upon successful completion of this training:

Civilian attendees: 1) Active Adults, 2) Active Relationships for Young Adults, Active Choices (Pre-marital), 3) Active Marriage and Best Practices, and 4) Active Families.

For Active Duty Military Members: these ADDITIONAL certifications will be conferred: 5) Active Military Life and Resiliency Skills and 6) Active Military Families

Presenter: Karen Anzak, Active Relationships Center


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

Workshop Number: 2T-1

Date/Time: Monday, July 19 - Tuesday, July 20, 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 19 - Tuesday, July 20, 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 20,  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 20,  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