Between Us: Building Healthy Relationships

The Between Us program offers, at no cost, healthy relationship classes for teens, singles, and engaged, married couples and families. Areas of focus include:

  • Improving communications
  • Building problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Strengthening commitment
  • Setting healthy boundaries
  • Establishing safe relationships

Teens
Maturity Issues, What I Value
Infatuation and Attraction
Communication Between You and Me
What’s Love?
Safe Relationships/Cycle of Abuse
Money Habits

Singles
Love Thinks – (How to P.I.C.K. a Partner)
The Big Lie
Can expectations lead to disappointment?
Put the Horse before the Cart

Engaged/Married Couples/Fragile Families
Session 1: Communication Danger Signs
Session 2: Filters and Problem Solving
Session 3: Expectations
Session 4: Commitment
Session 5: Relationship House, Intimacy

Parenting Moms/Singles
Who am I and What do I Value?
Infatuation and Attraction
Communication in a New Way
Safe Relationships/Boundries
Healthy Boundaries
Optional: 1. Boundaries and Kids 2. Parenting

There is flexibility built into each lesson. The lessons can be taught by subject or in the complete series over a number of weeks. Classes are approximately 60 – 90 minutes, but can be shortened based on time available. Note: Couples Classes are different and run approximately 1.5 - 2 hours for each session.

For more information about the Between Us program, please contact Rebecca Phipps at (503) 688-2613 or rphipps@catholiccharitiesoregon.org.

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