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Mediator in a Box

Mediator in a Box is a conflict resolution tool that looks like a board game. Any two people can use it, to guide them through conflict or disagreements to solutions.   In a simple and straightforward way, Mediator in a Box provides the structure and safety for two people to discuss with each other their […]

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09 Jan
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Family Foundations

Developed and researched by Mark Feinberg, Ph.D., Family Foundations is the result of years of his work as a clinical psychologist, family therapist, and prevention scientist at Penn State University.  Many colleagues, professionals, and families contributed to the development and testing of Family Foundations. We appreciate all of their support.  NIH provided funding for the […]

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09 Jan
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It’s a Plan

This is an activity for step-parents who might care for step-children while their spouse is deployed.

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09 Jan
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You’re Not Alone

An activity to help grandparents who are caring for children of deployed soldiers identify support systems.

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09 Jan
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Count Your Blessings

An activity to boost morale for grandparents who are caring for their deployed son’s or daughter’s children.

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09 Jan
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Talking to Your Teens About Healthy Relationships

Eighty-two percent of 18 to 30 year olds expect to be married for life. Researchers have found that the building blocks of healthy adult marriages are formed during the teenage years. Parents may be nervous about talking to their teens about relationships or marriage, but they are a critical influence in their teen’s life. When […]

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09 Jan
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Experiential Learning – Stop and Smell the Flowers

Group Size: 1 to 50+ Time Needed: 20 minutes Goal: To see if what participants say their values are match up with how they actually spend their time Audience: Couples, Parents, Singles, Teens Special Considerations: This can be an emotional experience if people discover that their lives are out of balance. This can be a […]

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09 Jan
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Experiential Learning – The Most Important Thing

Group Size: 1 to 25 Time Needed: 15 to 20 minutes Goal: To encourage participants to think about what is really important in their lives and set priorities accordingly Audience: Couples, Parents, Teens, Singles Special Considerations: This activity may force participants to become noticeably uncomfortable prioritizing elements in their life which they may have never […]

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