What are workshops?

Workshops are a multi week program developed by Bridge of Hope ministries to meet specific needs within your church or community.  The workshops are 8 week programs for adults and 6 week programs for children.  Sessions are once per week.  We will provide a brief overview for the workshops below.

Adult Workshops:

Understanding your Emotions

  • Understanding the nine basic feelings

  • Thought process, Understanding boundaries, Creating peace, Stress relief

  • Exercise and Nutrition

  • Anger is a secondary emotion

  • React vs. Response, Understanding triggers, Resulting consequences, Cause and effect

  • Automatic thinking - Checking signals

  • Multiple ways and techniques to deal with emotions

  • Evaluation of where I am now and my long term plan

Divorce Recovery

  • Divorce recovery

  • Growing through divorce

  • Processing

  • Anger inventory and checklists

  • The former spouse

  • Single parenting, Blended family, Personal growth

Spiritual Gifts

  • Ministry

  • Going the distance with your spiritual gifts

  • Temperament Profile, Now I understand me

  • More processing, Now I understand me and you

  • Binding the strongman for life and ministry

  • Leadership, Mentoring, Unique ministry issues

  • Spiritual warfare and mapping

  • Pastoral leadership, Accountability questions, Organizational charts, Casting a vision

Developing your Emotional Intelligence

  • What is emotional intelligence

  • How do I improve myself through developing my emotional intelligence

  • Self Perception

  • Self Expression

  • Interpersonal

  • Decision Making

  • Stress Management

Children's Workshops:

Understanding your Emotions

  • There are many different feelings and emotions

  • Emotions can prepare us for action

  • What I say to myself can change the way I feel

  • Anger is a secondary emotion

  • Emotions, thoughts, and behaviors

  • Thoughts can change feelings

  • People have automatic thoughts they are not aware of

  • When emotion takes over it is good to be patient

  • Body sensations help me understand my emotions

  • How to accept emotions and then decide what to do with them

  • Negative self talk, Positive self talk

Sensory, Executive Functioning, and

Autism Spectrum

  • Canvas Selfies - Paint how you see yourelf

  • Walk a mile in my shoes - Life experiences and situations painted onto a pair of shoes

  • Draw with sand - Listen to music and ambient noises while drawing how they make you feel

  • Modeling clay - Mold and shape your goals or dreams while listening to a short story

  • T-Shirts - Decorate the back side of a shirt with fears and the front with who or what you want people to see about you

  • Collage - Make a vision board of your dreams or goals using magazing and newspaper cutouts

Caregiver Trauma

  • Your soul is traumatized as a caregiver

  • Jesus do you still want me in this mess?

  • Songs for the caregiver