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Peer-Led Support Group Facilitator Training

   On September 7, the Office for Family Ministry is sponsoring facilitator training for church-sponsored divorce, bereavement, and other hurting/healing support groups.   Valerie Maty, associate director of the Office of Family Ministry, will lead this training session at the Blanchette Catholic Center in Crest Hill.

    This training is for those who are facilitating or who are planning to facilitate self-help support group sharing sessions.  The training will cover the role of the facilitator, listening skills, support group ground rules, handling difficult situations, and role-playing practice sessions. Participants should be endorsed by their parish for this ministry.

   Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. Training starts at 9:00 am and concludes at 4:00 pm. The $20 fee covers morning coffee, lunch, and a student manual.  Pre-registration is required; please complete and return the form or register online at https://conta.cc/2wv9M3X  by September 3, 2019.  For more information, please call 815-838-5334.

You may select the link below - Registration Form and either Email, fax or Mail to The Office of Family Ministry:

Support Group Facilitator Training Registration Form

               EMAIL:                   familyministry@dioceseofjoliet.org

               FAX:                      (815) 221-6089

               MAIL:                    Office of Family Ministry

                                            16555 Weber Road

                                            Crest Hill, IL 60403