Families

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Active Adults Participant Manual

Active Adults is 12 units, each with A and B sessions. Life skills, especially relationship skills are key for success in parenting, professional and personal relationships, and especially helpful for those incarcerated or transitioning from incarceration. Sessions include experiential activities. Shares Leader’s Guide with Active Relationships for Young Adults as it can be used with concurrent classes for teenagers, aiding parents in finding a common language to discuss newly learned life and relationship skills. Authored by Kelly Simpson, MA, LMFT. It is a companion program to Active Relationships for Young Adults (ARYA). To be eligible to purchase these materials, you must be certified in this course.
April 28, 2022
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Active Relationships for Young Adults (ARYA) Participant Manual

ARYA (pronounced “Are Ya”) is 12 units, each with A and B sessions. It includes topics ranging from communication skills, emotion management, conflict resolution, making budgets, wise choices in friends and dating, recognizing personal strengths and future planning. Sessions are usually 45-50 minutes and include experiential activities. Authored by Kelly Simpson, MA, LMFT. For the companion program for parents of youth, see ACTIVE ADULTS. To be eligible to purchase these materials, you must be certified in this course.
February 28, 2022
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Active Christian Adults

Active Christian Adults is 12 units, each with A and B sessions. Life skills, especially relationship skills are key for success in parenting, professional and personal relationships, and especially helpful for those incarcerated or transitioning from incarceration. Sessions include experiential activities. Shares Leader’s Guide with Active Adults and ARYA as it can be used with concurrent classes for teenagers, aiding parents in finding a common language to discuss newly learned life and relationship skills. It is written from a Christian lens and includes Biblical references that support key concepts. Shares Leaders Guide with ARYA/Active Adults. – Authored by Kelly Simpson, MA, LMFT with Amanda Weatherby-Stimmel, PhD (Fuller Theological Seminary) and Ben Stimmel, MA LMFT (Fuller Theological Seminary).
September 26, 2021
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Active Families Participant Manual

Active Families is an experience for the whole family! The program is best suited for children who are elementary age through teens and can include Fathers and children, Mothers and children, Caregivers and children or all! Active Families is learning plus fun-filled action that can increase strong bonds and skills for life long success. Active Families celebrates strengths of each family and helps members recognize and build on great things about themselves! The program involves short presentations, family learning and experiential games. There are typically 5 or more families experiencing Active Families together – like a family fair! To be eligible to purchase these materials, you must be certified in this course.
April 28, 2022
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Active Military Families Participant Manual

Active Military Families is written specifically for the challenges of military families and is an experience for the whole family! Active Military Families addresses worries about separation, builds skills for teamwork and maintaining healthy bonds through playful exercise and fun-filled action. The course celebrates strengths of each family and helps members recognize and build on great things about themselves! The program involves short presentations, family learning and experiential games. To be eligible to purchase these materials, you must be certified in this course.
April 13, 2022
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Active Communication Leader’s Manual

Active Communication is the original full-length 14 to 16-hour curriculum written by Kelly Simpson. 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, To be eligible to purchase these materials, you must be certified in this course.
April 13, 2022
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Active Relationships for Christian Young Adults (ARCYA) Participant Manuals

ARCYA is 12 units, each with A and B sessions. It includes topics ranging from communication skills, conflict resolution, emotion management, making budgets, wise choices in friends and dating, recognizing personal strengths and future planning. Sessions are usually 45-50 minutes and include experiential activities. It is written from a Christian lens and includes Biblical Scripture. The Leaders Manual is shared with the secular Active Relationships for Young Adults (ARYA). – Authored by Kelly Simpson, MA, LMFT with Amanda Weatherby-Stimmel, PhD (Fuller Theological Seminary) and Ben Stimmel, MA (Fuller Theological Seminary). To be eligible to purchase these materials, you must be certified in this course.
April 28, 2022