** Denotes CE's


Family Wellness Instructor Certification: Effective Tools for Promoting Positive Change in Individuals and Families** (22.5 CE's)

Workshop Number: 3T-1

Date/Time: Sunday, July 15 - Tuesday, July 17, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Description: Family Wellness teaches two jobs, three skills and three patterns that effectively develop healthy individuals, couples, and families. Learn an interactive teaching style that is fun and includes the entire family. Learn how to strengthen families the Family Wellness way!

Presenter: Erin Simile, Family Wellness Associates


Gottman Level 1 Professional Training** (15 CE's)

Workshop Number: 2T-1

Date/Time: Monday, July 16 - Tuesday, July 17, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Description: This is the first step in learning Gottman Method Couples Therapy. A truly inspiring workshop, Level 1 Training will give you new insights into treatment for couples who struggle, using research-based assessments and effective interventions.

Presenter: Vagdevi Meunier, The Center for Relationships


Become a Responsible Spouse

Workshop Number: 2T-2

Date/Time: Monday, July 16 - Tuesday, July 17, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Description: Become a certified Happy Family Coach, a fun and interactive approach which emphasizes interaction between spouses in a safe and supporting environment in an effort to teach them how to take responsibility for their actions to resolve their conflicts and create a happy household.

Presenter: Danielle Alvarez Greer, The Happy Family Coach 


Adventures in Marriage

Workshop Number: 2T-3

Date/Time: Monday, July 16 - Tuesday, July 17,  8:00am - 5:00pm

Description: Qualify to become certified to teach Adventures in Marriage, a highly interactive 9-hour workshop that teaches specific, practical skills for healthy, successful relationships. Fun and easy to learn, couples discover through Adventures in Marriage the critical communication skills needed for confiding, listening to understand, resolving conflicts, safely expressing anger, and eliminating dirty fighting. Adventures in Marriage is appropriate for couples at any age or stage in their marriage.

Presenter: Richard Marks, Live the Life 


One Heart, Two Homes: Co-Parenting Kids of Divorce to a Positive Future** (7.5 CE's)

Workshop Number: 1T-1

Date/Time: Tuesday, July 17, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Description: Divorce impacts over a million children a year in America. Post-divorce co-parenting is critical to the emotional health of the children and the long-term outcomes of their stability. Helping co-parents decrease conflict and increase communication is critical! By understanding the complexities involved, therapists, educators and family advocates can make a critical and positive impact on society and future generations to come. Attendees will also learn about the five categories of co-parenting and their outcomes for children. Discussion will include handling the hand-offs, holidays, finances and the two-year post-divorce adjustment timeline. Powerful multi-media vignettes will be shared throughout the presentation from the "One Heart, Two Homes" curriculum. Each attendee will be given a One Heart, Two Homes Training Certificate upon completion.

Presenter: Jay and Tammy Daughtry, Co-Parenting International


CoupleTalk: Communication & Conflict Resolution Skills.

Workshop Number: 1T-2

Date/Time: Tuesday, July 17,  8:00am - 5:00pm

Description:  Help couples get communication skills they can't love without! This video-led TOOB (teach-out-of-the-box) program takes couples deeper as they actually practice Listening with Empathy and expressing themselves in healthy ways. During this training, you'll become fully prepared to host the program and also do CoupleTalk Coaching. Leave with a set of CoupleTalk videos and workbooks to begin hosting immediately ($220 value). Choose Christian or (federally-approved) Universal versions.

Presenter: Don & Alex Flecky, CoupleTalk


Elevate: Taking Your Relationship to the Next Level** (7.5 CE's)

Workshop Number: 1T-3

Date/Time: Tuesday, July 17,  8:00am - 5:00pm

Description: Participants will be trained to facilitate ELEVATE, a low-cost, 8-hour, research-informed, couples education curriculum that engages couples in learning and practicing seven core principles and skills essential to maintaining healthy and stable relationships. Informed by the National Extension Relationship and Marriage Education Model (www.nermen.org), ELEVATE is grounded in best-practices of family life education, provides practical strategies and tools to couples, and includes mindfulness practice activities that help couples regulate their heart-brain response to stressful triggers. Each participant will receive a copy of the ELEVATE curriculum, including facilitator manual, participant workbook, relationship wheel, and power points and videos. 

Presenter: Ted Futris, University of Georgia


PREPARE/ENRICH Certification

Workshop Number: 1T-4

Date/Time: Tuesday, July 17,  8:00am - 5:00pm

Description: Become certified to use the nations #1 Premarital and Marriage assessments In our day-long workshop, you'll get thorough training on the program, providing you with the skills you need to use the PREPARE/ENRICH materials most effectively.

Presenter: Luke Nelson, PREPARE/ENRICH