Culture and Self-Awareness

A Black Man’s Worth!

Understanding the plight of black males is vital for individuals who desire to have relationships with them. This workshop will educate individuals about the psychological maladjustments that affect black males’ ability to develop healthy self-concepts, relationships and develop constructive positive habits. Participants will gain a greater understanding of challenges faced by black males and learn how to connect with them, advocate for them and uplift them. A real-life video documentary along with music and PowerPoint slides will be used to help participants understand the anger, self-hatred, guilt and frustration that consume most black males.

Workshop Length: 90 min

 


 

A Black Woman’s Worth!

This workshop is designed to help individuals understand how valuable the black woman has been and continues to be to the African-American race. Black women have been the backbone of the African-American race throughout history. Their contributions, sacrifices, strong-will and superb nurturing ability has helped preserve the African-American family and culture. Participants will take a trip down heritage lane and gain a greater appreciation of a black woman’s worth and learn how to love and respect her. PowerPoint slides, video clips, music and discussion questions will be used to engage and stimulate participants.

Workshop Length: 90 min

 


 

Dealing with Difficult People!

This workshop is aimed at help individuals develop assertive communication and conflict resolution skills needed to effectively deal with difficult people.

Workshop Length: 90 min

 


 

Living for the Moment!

How did my gratification need develop? What shaped it? How do I satisfy my need(s)? How important is it for me to have my need(s) met? How can I change my need(s)? This workshop is designed to answer all of your questions by exploring how immediate versus delayed gratification needs develop, grow and are sustained.

Workshop Length: 90 min

 


 

Understanding Change!

“He said he would change, but I don’t see a difference.” “She cleans occasionally, but coverts back to her old ways when she is mad”. “My employees do not accept change well”. “If you love me you will change”. If you are experiencing any of the problems listed above, this workshop is for you. This workshop focuses on helping participants whose problem solving capacities or resources have been impaired or are maladaptive.

Workshop Length: 90 min

 


 

Grief/Anger/Stress Management

Can’t Live Without You!

This is a healing workshop for individuals who have lost something or someone important to them. Loss due to death, separation, divorce, injury or any unwanted or planned circumstance can cause grief.

Workshop Length: 90 min

 


 

I Blew It!

I said it and behaved that way because I was angry. However, I didn’t realize that I was that upset. This workshop will increase individual’s ability to identify signs of anger.

Workshop Length: 90 min

 


 

To Relax or Not!

Do you feel anxious, fatigued or just plain exhausted? If yes, this workshop is for you. This workshop is designed to help participants understand stress: what causes it and how you can manage it.

Workshop Length: 90 min

 


 

Relationships

Blind Love!

This workshop will help women, young girls and men detect abusive qualities and learn to respond to emotional and physical abuse before love blinds them. Safety tips and strategies are discussed and then practiced through tailored case exercises.

Workshop Length: 90 min

 


 

Unconditional Love!

This workshop will help women and men find out the difference between love and unconditional Love, learn why love hurts, but not intentionally, discover their love style, understand that relationships are 1% Love and 99% Work, recognize their dominant Self-preserving Personality Trait and gain knowledge of R.E.A.L. Strategies that will empower them to give and receive the unconditional love that they desire in their relationship.

Workshop Length: 90 min

 


 

Self-Growth/Awareness

Am I Important

This workshop will increase participants’ ability to recognize low self-esteem and use self-exploration to raise their self-esteem. This will be an exciting opportunity to: (1) learn about common definitions of self-esteem; (2) learn about the origins of self-esteem; (3) understand the purpose of self-esteem in Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs; (4) understand the concept of the self-fulfilling prophecy and importance of self-exploration and awareness and (6) identify ways to improve self-esteem.

Workshop Length: 90 min

 


 

Can We Talk?

Having difficulty communicating due to inappropriate or poor expression of your emotions? This workshop is for individuals or couples who desire to improve their communication skills. Participants will learn effective communication techniques such (1) building a spirit of cooperation; (2) expressing feelings, clearly, openly and honestly; and (3) minimizing defensiveness will be discussed to help increase individuals’ ability to express themselves effectively. Participants will also learn and practice the Speaker Listener Technique in order to better understand how to communicate effectively with others.

Workshop Length: 90 min

 


 

How To Achieve S.U.C.C.E.S.S.!

This workshop will provide individuals with basic strategies that are essential to succeeding in life. Participants will learn about the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Concept and gain knowledge of how to use it to achieve unlimited success. Participants will also recognize self-inhibiting behaviors and how they impede individuals’ ability to succeed.

Workshop Length: 90 min

 


 

Keep It R.E.A.L.!

What constitutes success in America? Are the requirements different for different culture groups? For decades many blacks have struggled to succeed in mainstream while trying to preserve a sense of self. Blacks are often faced with the difficult decision to keep it “Real” or assimilate. This workshop explores past and current stereotypes that have contributed to the development of the “Middle Man/Woman Complex”.

Workshop Length: 90 min

 


 

Music Matters!

This workshop is designed to increase participants’ understanding of why they listen to the music they listen to. The workshop will focus on helping participants understand how music influences their thoughts, feelings and ultimately their behavior. Individuals are taught how to draw associations from music. Discussion questions are used to help participants reflect on what they heard and the song’s overall message.

Workshop Length: 90 min

 


 

The Power of Decisions!

This workshop focuses on helping individuals understand their decision making process. Participants will learn to identify their primary source of decision making and learn to apply the Think-Feel-Do concept to increase their ability to make effective and productive decisions.

Workshop Length: 90 min

 


 

The Whole Person!

Do you often question if you are functioning at your full potential? Do you struggle to live righteously? If you answered yes to either question then this workshop is for you. Participants will also learn how to balance spiritual and practical knowledge as they strive toward self-actualization.

Workshop Length: 90 min