How to Build Positive Relationships Workshop
Coming this February we have an amazing opportunity for our individuals and their parents. Starting on February 20th, we are offering a FREE 5-week workshop on how to build positive relationships presented by Activities Director, Regina Watts.
To educate individuals with intellectual differences on building positive relationships among their family, friends, and community. The workshop will cover the difference between a friendship and a romantic relationship, how to start a relationship, and setting boundaries.
The workshop will begin with a mandatory parent/guardian meeting on Monday, Feb. 20th. We will discuss the workshop in detail, review expectations, and answer any questions you may have. There will be a 10:00 am virtual meeting option for week 1 and a 5:30 pm in-person meeting option. The remaining four weeks will be for the individuals from 5-7 pm. Classes will last two hours and will be held at the Zembrodt Education Center.
- Week 1: For Parents/Guardians Only | February 20th
- We will be discussing the topics of the classes and what is expected from the individuals and parents/guardians.
- Week 2 – Friendships | February 27th
- Defining friendships and the importance of friendship
- Week 3 – Different types of Relationships | March 6th
- How to distinguish the difference in a relationship
- Week 4 – How to start a Relationship | March 13th
- How to approach someone you’re interested in
- Week 5 – Boundaries | March 20th
- Understanding the differences between personal boundaries, relationship boundaries, physical boundaries, conversational boundaries, and more
The registration deadline for this free event is Feb. 16th. Be sure to secure your spot today!
REGISTER FOR VIRTUAL EVENT
Regina is the Director of Activities at the Point Arc. She has been with The Point Arc for over 15 years. In her role, she is responsible for planning weekly activities such as basketball, bowling, softball as well as dances and week-long vacations that our individuals can participate in.
Her experience however extends far past Activities. Regina is also a Darkness to Light trained facilitator who educates others on sexual abuse issues, a certified Sexuality Educator, and she is the Vice Chair of the Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities. She has seen firsthand the importance of our individuals having a clear understanding of the different types of relationships available and the importance of setting boundaries.
She is currently enrolled at Northern Kentucky University and is seeking BS in social work.