Family Workshops

Getting Off the Emotional Roller Coaster Family Workshop

This 10-week skill building workshop offers families and friends of people with depression, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder and co-occurring substance use information about each of these disorders as well as skills in self-care, emotion regulation, validating communication, limit setting, and crisis management for violence, suicide and self-injury. These workshops are offered in the spring and fall in both Philadelphia and a suburb. Participants are encouraged to attend a monthly Workshop Graduate Group to continue to get support for using the skills taught.  

Fees waived for Philadelphians!

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Supporting an Adult Child in Moving Beyond Addiction:  Skill Building Workshop 

This 5-week skill building workshop offers parents of adults with substance use and mental health challenges the opportunity to feel more hopeful and effective in how they respond while emphasizing self-care and self regulation.  It will present evidence-based ideas and skills based on the books,      The Parent's 20 Minute Guide  (by the Center for Motivation and Change) and  Beyond Addiction:  How Science and Kindness Can Help People Change  by J. Foote, C. Wilkens and N. Kosanke.

Fees waived for Philadelphians

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