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Counseling Services, Programs, and Support Groups


COUNSELING SERVICES:
   Individual
     Family
     Couple
     Groups
     Specific Programs listed below


PROGRAMS:

To register for any of the programs below, call or text 815-939-1912 or send information to email: [email protected]


If you get voicemail, leave a message with your name, phone number and program you are interested in and we will call you back usually within a few hours but in less than 24 hours to register and confirm your attendance.



 POSITIVE DIVORCE PARENTING/CO-PARENTING  (this program is used in some court systems to satisfy the divorce class requirement. Check with your court, however, to see if this is accepted for your court requirement).    




Program by Susan Boyan, M.Ed., L.M.F.T., and Ann Marie Termini, Ed.S., L.P.C.



ThThe class, for separated, divorcing, and divorced parents, offers five steps to prevent divorce abuse—a specific type

of emotional abuse that divorcing parents cause when, in their anger and bitterness, they lose sight of their child’s needs.

CrCrossroads of Parenting & Divorce is a class lasting 4 hours that uses enlightening video scenes to demonstrate

cocommon co-parenting challenges and solutions.

 

  Here's what you'll be learning
 

In just one session (4 hours), you will learn:

Step 1: Keep your child out of the middle. 

Step 2: Allow your child to love both parents.

Step 3: Work on your own recovery. 

Step 4: Develop new communication skills.

Step 5: Create a positive new relationship as co-parents.

 

 
 Times offered:     Classes can be  offered weekly and Saturday's (if needed)
                             Group class - 5 people are needed for group
                             
  Other times:     Can't wait for a group to start?

                          Class is offered for individual instruction within one week of confirmed           

                           request and payment. 

                          There is an additional charge of $10.00 for a special time slot.

Register:            Need to  pre-register for one of the above sessions
                             REQUIREMENT: NEED TO REGISTER THE FRIDAY BEFORE THE CLASS STARTS!

Cost:                   $50.00    ($60.00 if need individual)

                            







CHILDREN'S DIVORCE CLASS:

 $50 one class (Possible discount for more than one child)
 

Pre-registration and payment is required
Class is limited due to number of children.  If the class is closed, you will be put in the next class available.

Program:  one time class: therapists explain to the children about divorce at their developmental level and help them with questions. 




VISITATION MONITORING PROGRAM:

$40.00 an hour
Visitation is supervised throughout the hour 
Pre-registration and payment required

This program is for parents who have supervised visitation



PARENTING CLASSES:

 Over the course of six sessions, you'll learn non-violent discipline techniques plus effective communication and encouragement skills to build a solid foundation for the upcoming teen years.
 

Ages:  5-12 years old

Session 1:  The Active Parent

Session 2:  Cooperation & Communication

Session 3:  Responsibility & Discipline

Session 4:  Building Courage & Self-Esteem

Session 5:  Understanding & Redirecting Misbehavior

Session 6:  Active Parenting for School Success

 

 

  • $300 total for 6 consecutive weeks. Has to be paid 2 weeks prior to class starting. 
    • $450 if paid weekly, however, $75 is due a week before class starts.
  • Pre-registration and payment is required

 

 

 


ADVANCED PARENTING CLASS:

(GROUP OR INDIVIDUAL CLASSES OFFERED)

 

  • $200 total for 4 consecutive week. Has to be paid 2 weeks prior to class starting.
    • $300 if paid weekly, however, $75 is due a week in advance
  • Pre-registration and payment required
  • Program:  Parents learn how to deal with more difficult behaviors. The structure and focus of each class can change depending on the needs of the parents.

 

 
PARENTING AFTER DIVORCE CLASS:

 
  • $200 total for 4 consecutive week. Has to be paid 2 weeks prior to class starting.
    • ​​​​​​​$300 if paid weekly, however, $75 is due a week in advance

 

  • Pre-registration and payment required
  • Program: Helping the divorced parent deal with issues that can arise from being divorced.  This program is best utilized within the first year of the divorce. Cognitive skills, coping skills and behavioral techniques will be discussed along with other skills. Parents fatigue from the divorce will also be addressed.  

 

 





 

NON-TRADITIONAL AND STEP-PARENTING CLASS:

Session I: Stepfamily Living
– Emotional baggage
– Adjusting expectations
– 5 Guidelines for Active Stepparents

 Session II: Turning Differences into Opportunities
– Dealing with differences
– Avoiding loyalty conflicts
– Establishing limits (of time, space, authority, money)

 

Session III: Encouraging Step family Success
– Discipline in a step family
– The power of encouragement

 

  • $200 total for 4 consecutive week. Has to be paid 2 weeks prior to class starting.
    • ​​​​​​​$300 if paid weekly, however, $75 is due a week in advance                                                                
  • Pre-registration and payment required 
  • Program:  Helping non-traditional caregiver




COUPLE ENHANCEMENT CLASS:
  • $400 total for 8 week. Has to be paid 2 weeks prior to class starting.
    • ​​​​​​​$600 if paid weekly, however, $75 is due a week in advance
  • Preregistration and payment is required
  • Program:  Helping couples to find themselves again and to give them techniques to help them rekindle their relationship
 
 

SUPPORT GROUPS:
 
 

 
The support groups are billed to the insurance if it applies. However, there is no other cost to the participant. Any other questions please call.

 

 

If you are interested in one of the the below groups, please call 815-939-1912 or text number for more information. 
IF you are interested in a group and it is not listed below, please contact above number to see if a group can be started.

Upcoming groups: Starting August 2, 2019, meeting biweekly on Friday
 
Girls group: 5pm to 6pm
Women's Enhancement group: 7pm to 8pm

Call or text 815-939-1912 to inquire and register for the above groups.
Register prior to groups starting to attend. 
Need at least 3 people registered for group to go.

 

The following support groups are being offered throughout the year:

Single parenting group 

Adoptive family support groups

ADHD children’s group

Reactive Attachment Disorder support group

Women’s enhancement groups

Domestic Violence groups

Parent support groups

 

 

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