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Believing in the value of connecting with and educating the community, the IDEALS staff offers workshops that meet community needs. We offer workshops in Frankfort, KY, for couples, step-families, parents, and singles. We also provide on-site workshops for churches, agencies, and community events in a brief one-hour program, a one day workshop, or a series of weekly sessions. Contact us with questions about workshop availabilities.

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September 2013
$1 - $85

Couples: Mastering the Mysteries of Love

September 6, 2013 - September 7, 2013
Frankfort Office,
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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Couples learn skills that enable them to reach new depths of understanding of each other. When they do, problems that loomed large come down to a size they can deal with. This workshop is intended equally for couples who wish to increase overall relationship satisfaction and for couples who want to begin to re-open channels of caring and love in their relationship.

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October 2013
$1 - $65

Successful Stepfamilies

October 5, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Frankfort Office,
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
Family

This workshop, designed with the unique challenges and opportunities of step-families in mind, will help couples find ways to make expectations realistic and realized. It mixes research with fun and deep dialogues, using highly-effective communication and bond-building skills. Couples can then finds ways to solve problems and create pathways to understanding and cooperation.

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December 2013
$1 - $65

Parents: Mastering the Mystery of Play

December 14, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Frankfort Office,
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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Play is such an important part of children’s lives and development. Parents can help children develop emotional and interpersonal skills by spending even 30 minutes a week playing with each child in a special way. Based on the book, Mastering the Mystery of Play, this workshop for parents of children aged 3-10 teaches seven skills from child-centered play therapy that can enable adults to help them develop emotional self-control and skills for effective problem solving.

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January 2014
$45 - $65

Parents: Mastering the Mystery of Play

January 25, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lexington Office,
845 Lane Allen Rd. Suite B5
Lexington, KY 40504 United States
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Play is such an important part of children’s lives and development. Parents can help children develop emotional and interpersonal skills by spending even 30 minutes a week playing with each child in a special way.   Based on the book, Mastering the Mystery of Play, this workshop for parents of children aged 3-10 teaches seven skills from child-centered play therapy that can enable adults to help them develop emotional self-control and skills for effective problem solving.  During post-workshop individually-coached play sessions with…

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July 2016
$35

Mastering the Magic of Play: A Workshop for Parents

July 23, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Frankfort Office,
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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Spend a day learning a special method of play which has a 40 year history of success helping parents and children improve their relationship and reducing problem behaviors in children.  This method is called Filial Family Therapy.  It is especially helpful for children ages 3-10. Cost is $35/couple  During the day you will learn strategies for listening to children, following their lead, setting limits, structuring play sessions, and creating role plays. For more information or to register, contact IDEALS at…

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