On-Site Programmes
Congregation of the Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother
Third Order Regular of Saint Francis of Assisi

Franciscan Institute for Personal & Family Development
Palmiste, Vieux Fort, St. Lucia - Phone 758-454-3157 - Fax 758-454-3158
RC Church Compound, Main Road, Chaguanas, Trinidad, W.I. - Phone: (868) 671-8321 - Fax: (868) 734-7620

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Our programmes are developed with a holistic approach that combines therapeutic, psycho-educational and spiritual techniques to strengthen the body, mind and spirit. Our integrated methodology focuses on teaching as a preventive measure and healing as a corrective measure. This combination of theory, quality content and skills results in internalized learning.

Themes of programmes include:
- Developmental & Growth Issues
- Self Esteem & Self Management
- Transition & Life Changes
- Relationship Enhancement
- Emotional & Affective Development
- Anger Management
- Conflict Management
- Leadership Training

The issues addressed in our programmes include:
- Communication
- Sexuality
- Boundaries
- Interpersonal & Group Skills
- Healing Toxic Shame
- Trauma
- Loss & Grief
- Abuse

Courses offered:
- Celebrating the Family Workshop
- Family Healing Retreat
- Marriage & Mid-Life Challenges
- Making & Maintaining Relationships
- Mid-Life and Parenting Techniques
- Restoring Family Values
- Creating Memories Living by Values
- Forming Lasting Relationships
- Called to the Vocation of Family Life
- Family Communication: Road Map for Relationships
- De-coding Sexual Con Games
- Knowing When Your Child is Being Sexually Abused
- A Unique Family
- Find the Divine Religious Family Retreat
- Befriending Your Anger
- Success Strategies for Teachers and Educators
- Communicating with Children
- Prayer and Our Bodies
- Finding Hope in Mary: Reflections on our Lady of Sorrows
- Family of Origin
- Conflict Management
- Praying with Poetry and Art
- Women in Scriptures (Old Testament)
- Women in Scriptures (New Testament)
- Healing the Father Wound
- Healing Your Grief: Moving Beyond Loss
- Understanding Your Sexual Self
- Conflict Resolution for Couples
- Turning the Water into Wine
- Being Young and Being Wise
- T'ai Chi Chih

>>Please see Course Descriptions for full details about each course.

We can also work with you collaboratively to develop a programme designed specifically for your needs that will help you create solutions.