All courses, meetings and classes are donation based. Donations are accepted, but not required.
DISTRESS TOLERANCE Thursdays, May 2, 9, 16, 23; 6-7:30 p.m.
Distress Tolerance training 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 identifying pros and cons.
“I WANT TO FIND A JOB!!” May 16, 17, 20, 21; 9:30am – 12pm;
Taught by Pam Gross, Founder of CareerMakers
Pam has 20 years of experience teaching and coaching people in career transitions and job searching. Move away from anxiety to “I wonder what the possibilities could be?” Register today - Class is limited to 12 people for effective participation and learning. The next session will be held July 11, 12, 15, 16.
Register via phone 503 644 2339 or via E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Donation supported. A $10 donation for materials is requested.
INTERPERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS (DBT) Thursdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27, 6-7:30 p.m.
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.
TEACHER TRAINING: BIBLE Saturday, June 8, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Bettie.
All ages are welcome, and new people are encouraged to attend this highly interactive class. Bettie’s greatest call was teaching the Bible in such a way that it inspired 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. Also offered on August 3, October 19, December 21!
NOTE: new date
FAMILY CAMP August 9-11, Friday, 7p.m. through Sunday, 2 p.m.
At Christian Renewal Center, Silverton Oregon. More details to follow.
ABUSE RECOVERY GROUP, Mondays or Tuesdays, 6-8 pm
Meghan M., 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
LAY COUNSELOR/MENTOR SAMARITAN TRAINING Wednesdays, 4:30pm-6pm
Kathy Lane. (Not the first Wednesday of the month)
This training is for people who are currently Lay Counselors at GSM or other ministries/churches, and also for those who are interested in becoming Lay Counselor or Mentors. This training will help you with topics like Marriage Counseling, Depression, Lay Counseling Practicum, and Forgiving. Learn how to empower yourself and others with Kingdom teaching that is life-changing and interactive.
CREATING/MAINTAINING NEW HABITS GROUP, Thursdays, 9 –11 a.m. Rick
Have you had difficulty trying to make changes in your life? Do you know what the key factors are in creating and maintaining new habits and/or behaviors? Join this group if you’re looking for a supportive group to help you grow and make positive changes in your life.
Activities: Sam’s Attic Eclectic Thrift Shop
Hours: Thu-Fri 10 am – 3 pm Sat 11 am – 4 pm
8123 SE 17th Ave
Portland, OR 97202
* Unless otherwise noted, all classes are held at the Beaverton headquarters office on Cirrus Dr.