Classes and Activities: All courses, meetings and classes are donation supported. Donations are appreciated, but not required. Call 503 644 2339 with questions.
See Events and On-Going Classes pages for much more info!
Headquarters Office in Beaverton INTERPERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS (DBT) June 4, 11, 18, 25
- Thursdays, 10:15 – 11:45 am Rick C.
- Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:30 pm Steve Rodgers, LMFT, LPC.
- The goals of Interpersonal Effectiveness training include 1) Objectiveness, Effectiveness: meeting your objectives or goals in a situation; 2) Relationship Effectiveness: getting or keeping a good relationship; and 3) Self-Respect Effectiveness: Keeping or improving self-respect and liking yourself.
Headquarters Office in Beaverton A team of teachers has formed to create Spring Core Training which trains Samaritans as well as current and future counselors. This series has something for everyone. Sessions will include communication, Jesus the Counselor, the counseling relationship, and separation in the presence of domestic violence from all perspectives.
Date for Core Training: Saturdays 9am – 1:30pm May 2, 16 and 30. There are classes in this series that will benefit Samaritans, counselor trainees and experienced counselors.
Topic on May 30th: Information regarding the counselor, communication and more from Joan Goldhammer, Joan Schultz, Linda Oh.
Headquarters Office in Beaverton HEALTHY LIVING: TAMING YOUR SUGAR ADDICTION, Monday, June 29, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Dr. Linda Grass, N.D.
The class begins with a sugar quiz to give you an idea of how sugar may be influencing your health. You will learn more about sugar and how it influences your health. Other topics covered will include reactive hypoglycemia, insulin resistance and diabetes, the role of diet in taming one’s sweet tooth, and Nutrition Response Testing.
Headquarters Office in Beaverton DBT: MINDFULNESS, The MIDDLE PATH, BIO-SOCIAL THEORY, ETC., Thursdays, July 2, 16, 23, 30, 10:15-11:45 a.m., Rick.
The classes in July will include materials that are not included in the regular DBT classes offered at GSM. (Note: morning class only).
Headquarters Office in Beaverton CIRCLE OF SECURITY Parenting Program REVISED DATES: Tuesday evenings: July 7 - August 18, 6-8 pm, Sandra W.
A series of seven classes is a parenting program for caregivers of infants, toddlers and young children through age 10. Develop observational skills to identify new options to help manage emotions and enhance the quality of relationships; gain tools for increasing children’s feelings of safety and security.
Headquarters Office in Beaverton HEALING MIRACLES/SAMARITAN TRAINING in 2015 Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. on April 6, May 4, June 1, and July 6; Saturdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m., April 26, May 23, June 27 and July 25. Elsa Jane. Experience the healing miracles of Jesus in a new way; it’s transformational!
Headquarters Office in Beaverton I WANT TO FIND A JOB! WORKSHOP, SERIES of 4 sessions Thurs-Fri and Mon-Tues July 16, 17, 20, 21, 2015 9:30am – 12pm with Pam Gross
Registration is limited, call 503 644 2339 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a seat! A $10 donation is requested to cover the cost of materials used in the workshop. Please share this with a friend!!!
Headquarters Office in Beaverton TEACHER TRAINING: BIBLE July 18, 2015: 9:00am – 1:00pm Bettie. All ages are welcome, and new people are encouraged to attend this highly interactive class. GSM’s call is teaching the Bible in such a way that it inspires a radical, intimate relationship with the living God. The goal of this class is to train others to teach the Bible in a passionate and interactive manner. Bring a friend! meets every other month, on the 3rd Saturday mark your calendars for Sept. 19, Nov. 21.
Headquarters Office in Beaverton EMOTION REGULATION (DBT)
- Thursday mornings April 2, 9, 16, 23 10:15-11:45 AM Vonda W.
- Thursday evenings April 2, 16, 23, 30 6-7:30 p.m. Steve Rodgers, LMFT, LPC (Note for evening class only, no class on April 9, 4th class on April 30th)
Emotion Regulation training includes: 1) Understanding the emotions you experience (identify emotions & understand what emotions do for you); 2) Reducing emotional vulnerability (decrease negative vulnerability & increase positive emotions); and 3) Decreasing emotional suffering (let go of painful emotions/change painful emotions).
Headquarters Office in Beaverton DISTRESS TOLERANCE (DBT), May 7, 14, 21, 28,
- Thursdays 10:15-11:45 a.m. Rick C.
- Thursdays 6-7:30 p.m. Rick C.
- Training which will help you develop skills for tolerating painful events when you cannot make things better right away. Skills include distraction, self-soothing, improving the moment, and listing pros and cons.
Headquarters Office in Beaverton COMMUNICATIONS AND BOUNDARIES LITE: Friday, January 9, 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, January 10, 9-4, Rick C. This intensive course will help you become better listeners, identify your boundaries, or lack of boundaries, and enable you to say what you mean, and mean what you say. Highly recommended for ALL people who want to improve relationship and communication skills. Bring a friend! Next workshop date to be announced!
Prayer at Headquarters Office in Beaverton – On-going:
- Weekly Intercessory Prayer, Every Wednesday 3:00 – 4:00pm
- Friends of Kenya – First Saturday of the Month 6:30 – 7:00pm
To learn more about Samaritan / Counselor Trainings:
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Headquarters Office in Beaverton ABUSE RECOVERY GROUP, Tuesdays, 6-8 pm , Kathy L., (On-Going) Judgment drops at the door as you experience being “real” with one another. These groups foster in-depth sharing and changing of lifetime patterns, such as co- dependency. You will learn how to move out from being a victim, abuser, or enabler. Come and experience powerful interactions with others. Headquarters Office in Beaverton.
Headquarters Office in Beaverton LIFE-GIVING FELLOWSHIP & GROUP Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Laura Fribbs. (On-Going) There is significant sharing and learning together, which is important for our personal development. Children, men, and women are welcome.
At noon, there is a potluck lunch and a meeting of the Int’l Education (IE) Satellite Team.
Headquarters Office in Beaverton HEALTHY MOVES Mondays, 5:15 – 6pm. Silke De Oca
On- going classes for beginners – you will learn movements that are beneficial to your health and well being. Bring a friend and have some fun on Mondays. Your clothing should be comfortable – let you move and cover you even when bending down. Please bring an exercise mat.
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