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August 2019

Partners in Healing: A Workshop Supporting the Partners of Abuse Survivors

Sunday, August 25, 2019, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$75.00 Session Full

All of us face the challenge of becoming a supportive and responsive partner in our intimate relationships.  Healthy and mutual intimate relationships require work and a myriad of skills, negotiation, empathy, and a well-defined sense of self.  For those whose partners are survivors of abuse, the challenges multiply and place strain on both partners and…

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September 2019

Partners in Healing Support Group: 6 Sessions Sept 7 – Oct 12

Saturday, September 7, 2019, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Meets Weekly
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$240.00 8 tickets left

This 6-session support group is for those who want to continue the learning and conversations from their prior participation in a Partners in Healing Workshop. Group time will be spent sharing, teaching and strategizing with one another around contributing to relationships in which both partners can thrive.   Participants will explore issues related to balancing needs…

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October 2019

A New Normal: Supporting Families with Children who have Disabilities

Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$65.00 21 tickets left

Having a child with a disability means negotiating systems that add significant stress for families- and often learning a new normal in your day-to-day.  Families for whom extra is required may need extra support. This workshop will provide an opportunity for family members to reflect on some of the gifts and challenges their family experiences…

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November 2019

Trans-Parenting: Boldly Loving, Affirming and Protecting our Gender Diverse Kids

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$65.00 21 tickets left

Most of us were taught to identify and conform to a birth assigned gender.  In our day, gender binary norms were affirmed and enforced in homes, schools, communities and places of worship.  How do we unlearn these gender rules and biases as we parent our transgender and gender diverse children?  How do we protect our…

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December 2019

Tools for Moving from Surviving to Thriving: For Male Survivors

Sunday, December 8, 2019, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$75.00 10 tickets left

Too often men who have been abused feel disconnected from themselves and from those around them.  Gender expectations can interfere with men seeking help and receiving the support they deserve.  This workshop will provide education about sexual and physical abuse and how current behaviors are often linked to past abuse.   Participants will learn how…

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January 2020

Tools for Moving from Surviving to Thriving: For Female Survivors

Sunday, January 12, 2020, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$75.00 9 tickets left

  After experiencing trauma, be it a single incident or ongoing abuse, people can experience strong reactions that interfere with their daily lives including flashbacks, nightmares, overwhelming feelings, numbness, anxiety, isolation or avoidance of everyday situations.  These reactions can be short-lived. For some people, however, they can persist for years after the trauma.   This…

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Brave Hearts: Parenting our Adopted Children

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$65.00 21 tickets left

Parenting an adopted child means parenting a child with a traumatic history, a child whose brain and body adapted to a life of abandonment, loss, neglect and danger.  As parents of adopted children, we have faced behaviors which often frighten and confuse us, and challenge our capacity for compassion:  lying, aggression, defiance, hoarding, stealing, irrational…

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February 2020

Partners in Healing: A Workshop Supporting the Partners of Abuse Survivors

Sunday, February 2, 2020, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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All of us face the challenge of becoming a supportive and responsive partner in our intimate relationships.  Healthy and mutual intimate relationships require work and a myriad of skills, negotiation, empathy, and a well-defined sense of self.  For those whose partners are survivors of abuse, the challenges multiply and place strain on both partners and…

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Partners in Healing Support Group: 6 Sessions Feb 15-Mar 21

Saturday, February 15, 2020, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Meets Weekly
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$240.00 8 tickets left

This 6-session support group is for those who want to continue the learning and conversations from their prior participation in a Partners in Healing Workshop. Group time will be spent sharing, teaching and strategizing with one another around contributing to relationships in which both partners can thrive.   Participants will explore issues related to balancing needs…

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Parenting with Awareness: Creating a New Legacy for our Children

Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Womencare Counseling & Training Center, 1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 201
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$65.00 21 tickets left

Our own childhood experiences have a profound impact on how we parent our children.  Motherhood can come with fears of repeating the unhealthy parenting we experienced in childhood, as well as a fierce determination to parent differently.   This workshop will provide an opportunity for mothers to reflect on their own experience as a parent, to…

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