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Family Enrichment

The Family Enrichment Program supports parents in safely caring for children who have experienced trauma or are diagnosed with a mental health disorder.

The Family Enrichment team of specialists understand that parents, too, have a need for connection, and reliable, nurturing relationships in order to provide the same to their children. Family Enrichment staff focus first, on connecting and role modeling what meaningful relationships look and feel like.

Through use of Trauma Informed Parenting and Present Moment Parenting models, parents not only gain understanding for the reasons behind their child’s needs but, develop a “toolbox” to assist them in supporting their children. Parents also find the support and resources to create positive meaningful relationships with their children.  

Family Enrichment Programming consists of regular interaction between the child, parent and staff, utilizing a Healing Guidebook.

Suggested weekly activities between Parent/Child/Staff achieve:

  • Rebuilt Trust
  • Healing and Connection/Reconnection
  • Repairing the relationship/Do-overs
  • Child/Parent letters
  • Focus on positive interactions

Suggested minimum weekly reviews for Parent/Staff:

  • The Impact of Trauma
  • Acting Out Pain v. Talking About Pain
  • Protective Factors
  • 10 Tenants of Parenting
  • Types of parents: Focus on Authoritative Parenting
  • Reflective listening/Holding space
  • Family Meetings

Monthly Parent Café (for Parents/Caregivers of families in program)

Purpose:

  • Presentation of Monthly Group Education topic
  • Opportunity for Creative/Fun Activity (parent driven)
  • Develop parental support system
  • Provide feedback to Advocates Family Enrichment Team or General Program
  • Opportunity for Peer Lead/Advocates supported Group

Get started by completing the referral form found here!

 

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DePere Location:

3377 Packerland Drive
DePere, WI 54115

(920) 764-2485
fax (920) 339-0425
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Shawano Location:

112 East Maurer Street
Shawano, WI 54166

(920) 770-7135
fax (715) 201-0099
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SHARE Academy

(No Office Location)
Peshtigo, WI 54157

(715) 582-0951
(920) 770-7108
fax 715-582-0889