Peace Learning Center is pleased to present Summer Fun Family Workshops in partnership with Indy Parks.
Where: Peace Learning Center, 6040 DeLong Road, Indianapolis, IN 46254
When: See below for various dates, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $30 per family
Register: Follow this link
We’re in this love together – June 4, 2016
Participants will discuss and highlight the positive qualities of their family. This sets the tone for subsequent sessions. Families will understand that they are working to make what is good in their families even better
I am, and you are – June 18, 2016
Participants will describe who they think each other is. Listing likes, dislikes, stressors, favorite foods, activities, etc. This will allow each family member to see themselves as others see them.
Can we talk? – July 2, 2016
Participants will describe what they feel are the causes of conflicts or problems within a family. No family will be singled out; rather, participants will describe a “generic” family. This will allow participants to think about their own family’s dynamics without revealing personal information.
What is conflict and how do we solve it? – July 16, 2016
Participants will learn and identify the varied types of conflict and reasons for it. They will also learn techniques for deescalating and solving conflict within the family.
Do you hear me, are you listening? – August 6, 2016
Participants will learn various types of communication. They will learn the nuances of listening; observing; passive communication; aggressive communication; as well as non-verbal communication. Poor communication is often at the root of family conflicts.
Developing a family peace plan – August 20, 2016
Using art materials, participants will draw up a declaration that outlines how they envision their peaceful family. The will also create a family crest that expresses the best of themselves as a loving and cooperative unit. Workshop participants will also receive a “Certificate of Completion.”