TriCity Family Services
(630) 232-1070

1120 Randall Court
Geneva, IL 60134

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Workshops

Click here for a printable version of the 2015-2016 Emotional Wellness Program Guide.

 

Bridges Divorce Adjustment Workshop

This six-session workshop is for children, ages 7-11, struggling to cope with issues related to their parents’ separation and/or divorce. The workshop sessions include discussions and group activities that help children find answers to commonly asked questions, deal with the struggles of their changing families, and better understand their feelings in a safe and supportive environment. Parents attend the fifth group session with their child/children.

Spring Series:

Six Mondays, 4 to 5:30pm

March 20, April 3 and 10, May 1, 25 and 22

Location: 1120 Randall Court, Geneva

Costs: $50 for one child or $75 for two or more children from the same family per series. Registration is required.
Fee reductions are available based on need.

Minimum/Maximum Number of Children per Session:  5/8

 

CHICK CHAT by HGNA

Chick Chat by HGNA is a spectacular full-day retreat where 4th, 5th, and 6th grade girls can explore their interests, build stronger relationship skills, learn to make healthy decisions, enhance images of themselves as capable and competent individuals, and have fun – all within a safe and nurturing environment. Small group break-out sessions, yoga, and action-packed team-building challenges are designed to provide girls with inspiration, guidance, and perspective about their lives. Attend in all three grades to experience the full curriculum. This program is offered in collaboration with local school districts and the Geneva Coalition for Youth.

Date: Saturday February 11, 2017 from 8:30am to 3:15pm

Location: Geneva Middle School South, 1415 Viking Drive, Geneva

Costs: $35 per girl (includes t-shirt, snacks, and lunch). Registration is required. Fee reductions are available based on need.

OR:

Date: Saturday March 18, 2017 from 8:30am to 3:15pm

Location: Wredling Middle School, 1200 Dunham Road, St. Charles

Costs: $35 per girl (includes t-shirt, snacks, and lunch). Registration is required. Fee reductions are available based on need.

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CORE by HGNA

CORE by HGNA is a fun and engaging workshop that helps girls create strategies to make the transition to middle school less stressful, while learning more about themselves and learning how to stay true to their unique selves!  CORE features three 50-minute breakout sessions led by professional facilitators who will take the girls on a journey through Self Discovery, Self Care, and Friendships.  During dinner, a panel of high school girls will share their unique perspectives on how to get the most out of the middle school experience, as well as address the most common concerns faced by middle school girls today.

This program is offered by TriCity Family Services and the Geneva Coalition for Youth and with the support of Geneva CUSD 304. ALL girls entering 6th grades from both public and private schools are welcome!

Date: Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 9am to 1:30pm

Location: Geneva Middle School South, 1415 Viking Drive, Geneva

Costs: $25 per girl. Registration is required. Fee reductions are available based on need.

Click HERE for more information about CORE by HGNA.

Click HERE for CORE Parent Presentation, “Expert Advice for Parenting During Turbulent Times.”

 

Family Connections

Family Connections is a collaborative program that invites all families with children in selected grades at partnering schools (or a community setting, such as Batavia Apartments) to participate.  Students, along with their families, participate in a team-led program to enhance family communication skills, positive habits, and attitudes of respect transferable to the home, the school, and the community.  Weekly meetings establish or enhance routines of family meals, discussions of feelings, and playful activities.

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International Child Development Program

The ICDP is a series of parents’ interactive learning groups and related children’s activity groups that promote practical and effective strategies to enhance parent-child relationships, self-esteem, and self-control through routine, daily interactions

Supportive discussions and activities throughout the program challenge all participants (including the community-based facilitators) to interact with family members thoughtfully and with empathy to enhance loving families and to help children become strong learners and leaders.

The International Child Development Program is a program for parents and/or other adults who take care of children up to 12 years old.  Discussions and activities focus on guidelines for empathetic interactions with children to help them develop socially, emotionally, and behaviorally.  Children may be invited to participate in activities that complement the curriculum.  ICDP is offered locally by TriCity Family Services using program materials adapted for the USA by the Changing Children’s Worlds Foundation.

Click here for a flier on the current program.

Project Self-Compassion

This skill-building group is designed for high school girls interested in cultivating inner strength, improving emotional resiliency, increasing self-awareness, and learning how to better manage relationships. Supportive meetings will challenge participants to grow through activities and discussions.

Spring Series:

Six Mondays, 7 to 8:30pm

Oct. 2, Oct. 9, Oct. 16, Oct. 23, Oct. 30 and Nov. 6

 Location: 1120 Randall Court, Geneva

Costs: $80 per series. Registration is required. Please call (630) 232-1070 to register.  Fee reductions are available based on need.

Project Self-Compassion — Teen Girl Empowerment Group Flier

 

Smart Choices Kindergarten-5th Grade

Smart Choices Kindergarten-5th Grade is a four or six-session group workshop for children and their parents that teaches the necessary skills to effectively communicate needs, manage anger, and resolve conflicts at home, in the community, and at school. Child-friendly activities provide opportunities to practice using “I” statements, understanding other points of view, compromising and sharing, calming techniques, and responding to teasing.

Location: 1120 Randall Court, Geneva

Costs: $90 per family/per six-hour series. Registration is required. Fee reductions are available based on need.

Grades K-2: Six Saturdays, 9 to 10am

January 28, February 4, (Skip February 11), February 18, February 25, March 4 and 11.

Grades 3-5: Six Saturdays, 10 to 11am

January 28, February 4, (Skip February 11), February 18, February 25, March 4 and 11.

Smart Choices Middle School-High School

Smart Choices Middle School/High School is a four-session workshop for teens and their parents that teaches participants conflict-resolution skills, anger-management tools, and alternatives to a potential cycle of violent behavior. In some cases, the program can be used as an alternative to school suspension.

Dates: Four sessions of 1.5 hours each, scheduled directly with each family (not a group).

Costs: $90 per family. Registration is required. Fee reductions are available based on need.

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Main Office:

1120 Randall Court, Geneva, IL 60134

Hours:

Monday – Thursday 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Fridays 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturdays by appointment only

Satellite Office:

2570 Foxfield Road, Suite 101, St. Charles, IL 60174

Hours:

By appointment only

Phone: (630) 232-1070          Fax: (630) 232-1471

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