Couples

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Active Choices

Active Choices is intended for dating or engaged couples as well as singles who want to enhance relationship skills and who want to increase skills for wise choices for romance and commitments. Topics include: the qualities of healthy relationships (what works), relationship phases and stages, expectations of responsibilities, beliefs about marriage, successful communication, emotion management and conflict resolution, money management/teamwork, extended family expectations, blended families, healthy co-parenting when marriage is not an option, responsibilities toward children, wise choices in friends and dating and maintaining love and intimacy. Sessions include assessments, discussions and experiential activities. Authored by Kelly Simpson, MA, LMFT.
November 26, 2016
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Active Christian Choices

Active Christian Choices is intended for singles who want to enhance relationship skills and who want to increase skills for wise choices for romance and commitments. Topics include: the qualities of healthy relationships (what works), relationship phases and stages, expectations of responsibilities, beliefs about marriage, successful communication, emotion management and conflict resolution, money management/teamwork, extended family expectations, blended families, healthy co-parenting when marriage is not an option, responsibilities toward children, wise choices in friends and dating and maintaining love and intimacy. Sessions include assessments, discussions, and experiential activities. This curriculum is written from a Christian lens and includes Biblical references – Authored by Michael C. Simpson and Kelly Simpson, MA, LMFT.
November 25, 2016
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Active Christian Communication

Active Christian Communication is the first curriculum written by Kelly Simpson and takes a leisurely approach through a 14 to 16-hour program. It is intended for couples at any stage of their relationship seeking to build great communication skills, conflict resolution skills and foster successful and positive attitudes. It teaches emotion management and builds understanding and compassion while assisting couples with skills and awareness to appreciate one another. It is written from a Christian lens and includes Biblical references – Authored by Michael C. Simpson and Kelly Simpson, MA, LMFT.
November 25, 2016
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Active Christian Military Life and Resiliency Skills

AML&RS is a flexible, modular resilience and readiness course with topics that can be mixed and matched during presentations. It contains activities for groups of single members or unaccompanied military members and for spouses. AML&RS is also utilized widely for military couples and is an approved program by the Army's Office of Chief of Chaplains for its Strong Bonds mission to build strong military families. The course contains 24 topics including communication and conflict resolution skills, information about the value of staying behind, family members' roles, money management, anger and emotion management, post-traumatic stress and TBI research, romance and keeping love strong and wise choices in dating and marriage. Programs can utilize any (a few) of the topics included or all of them. Presenters can tailor the course by omitting topics and utilizing the subjects that matter most to their audience. Courses can be tailored to fit the needs of military members (and their spouses) at any stage of their military career. There is no need to worry about which book to order for participants because the participant book contains all 24 topics. When participants complete their class, they often choose to read other topics in the book on their own time. It is written from a Christian lens and includes Biblical references – Authored by Michael C. Simpson and Kelly Simpson, MA, LMFT. Shares leader’s guide with Active Military Life and Resiliency Skills
November 24, 2016
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Active Christian Romance

This curriculum takes a healthy look at romance, while allowing safety to discuss preferences, beliefs and attitudes. It takes a light-hearted path through important topics that assist couples in building or maintaining closeness, compassion, understanding and increased enthusiasm for one another. It is written from a Christian lens and includes Biblical Scripture and Prayer. – Authored by Michael C. Simpson and Kelly Simpson, MA, LMFT
November 25, 2016
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Active Communication

Active Communication is the first curriculum written by Kelly Simpson and takes a leisurely approach through a 14-16 hour program. It is intended for couples at any stage to build great communication skills, conflict resolution skills and foster successful and positive attitudes. It teaches emotion management and builds understanding and compassion while assisting couples with skills and awareness to appreciate one another.
November 26, 2016
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Active Living to Make Love Last

Active Living teaches the importance of intentional behaviors to keep relationships strong. It includes topics that increase the potential of building traditions to act on every day. This curriculum helps participants discover how to make the most of morning, rejoining and daily and weekly “little ” things that create strong lasting connections.
November 26, 2016
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Active Marriage and Best Practices

Active Marriage and Best Practices is a condensed (8-12 hours) version of Active Communication. This curriculum is packed with the essential how to’s about what works in marriage. It includes communication and conflict resolution skills and skills for managing emotions, financial teamwork, negotiating challenges or extended and blended families and insight to keep love alive long-term. Sessions include lecture, discussion and experiential activities.
November 25, 2016
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Active Military Life & Resiliency Skills

AML&RS is a flexible, modular resilience and readiness course with topics that can be mixed and matched during presentations. It contains activities for groups of single members or unaccompanied military members and for spouse groups. AML&RS is also utilized widely for military couples and is an approved program by the Army’s Office of Chief of Chaplains for its Strong Bonds mission to build strong military families. The course contains 24 topics including communication and conflict resolution skills, information about the value of staying behind family members’ roles, money management, anger and emotion management, post-traumatic stress and TBI research, romance and keeping love strong and wise choices in dating and marriage. Programs can utilize any (a few) of the topics included or all of them. Presenters can tailor the course by omitting topics and utilizing the subjects that matter most to their audience and to their phase of deployment. There is no need to worry about which book to order for participants because the participant book contains them all. When participants complete their class, they often choose to read other topics in the book on their own time.
November 24, 2016
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Active Money Personalities

Active Money Personalities is written on behalf of understanding habits and discovering reasons why you make the financial choices you make. Couples going through this program find new ways of thinking that include compassion and mutual regard while providing communication practice and conflict resolution skills to build a budget as a team. All participants, including singles, will learn skills for creating, establishing and sticking with a budget. Active Money Personalities is intended to enhance successful financial attitudes for all.
November 26, 2016
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Active Romance and Intimacy

This curriculum takes a healthy look at romance, while allowing safety to discuss preferences, beliefs and attitudes. It takes a light-hearted path through important topics that assists couples in building or maintaining closeness, compassion, understanding and increased enthusiasm for one another.
November 26, 2016