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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 Military Families

Active Military Families is written specifically for the challenges of military families. It is an experience for the whole family! Other than for babies, no childcare needed! The program can include Fathers and children, Mothers and children, Caregivers and children or all! Active Military Families addresses worries about separation, maintaining bonds, expression of emotions and also can be utilized to build teamwork when together. Active Military Families is learning plus fun-filled action that can increase connections and skills for life long success. Other topics included are communication how to’s, positive thinking, expression of emotions in a healthy way, diplomacy and respect, planning together as a team. Active Military 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 Military Families together – like a family fair!
November 24, 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