The Dasi-Ziyad Family Institute is regularly called upon by various agencies searching for curriculums for their community & skills for their staff to be able to offer the greatest benefit to the larger community. Please take a look at the agency resources below & let us know how we can serve you.
Certified Family Life Educators (CFLEs) from the Dasi-Ziyad Family Institute present these courses for schools, agencies, churches and libraries:
Better Together: A comprehensive, interactive Relationship Course created for urban, suburban and rural couples. It is an 8-session, practical, activity-based training course for couples to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to build healthy relationships, specifically designed for fragile families. (For married and unmarried couples, with or without children).
Parenting for the 21st Century: Healthy parenting is an art, a skill, a mission. Our course covers the multifaceted job of being a parent in today’s hectic, often confusing world. A dynamic, interactive course designed to empower parents, grandparents, foster parents and other caregivers with skills, techniques, principles and tools to make them more effective with their children. Topics include preparing for parenting, building children with character, effective discipline, healthy family communication skills, financial management, special challenges of single parents and more.
Wellness at Work – Invest in Relationship Skill Building: For employers, corporations, agencies, institutions. Employees in failing relationships cost employers money. Productivity, health issues, increased stress and anxiety, absenteeism and substance abuse are increasing concerns. On the other hand, employees in healthy relationships increase profits. Bottom line – it pays to invest in the physical and relational well-being of your employees. These 8 sessions, including relationship skills inventories, empower employees with healthy relationship skills that translate from home to office. Good Sense for Employees = Lots More Cents for Employers!
The Young Pioneer Project: For youth 5-17 A multidisciplinary approach to academic improvement, behavioral change and self-confidence, utilizing art, music, leadership and character development. Implemented in 6 Cleveland Public schools and a neighborhood center.
Strengthening the Bonds that Free Us: A 4-day Comprehensive Marriage and Family course
The Spirituality Component: For ex-offenders, a course in the benefits and practicality of principled choices and actions.
The Phoenix Project: Interpersonal Relationship course for ex-offenders.
Premarital/Direct Relationship Skill-Building to Couples: 5 sessions of coaching and education in communication, conflict resolution, goal setting, financial planning, values clarification, creating a mission statement, principles as the foundation for healthy relationships and healthy marriages. For couples before and after marriage.
S.E.L.F. Healthy Relationship Course: (SELF= Singles Evaluating Life and Family). Participants in this interactive and dynamic 10 week class learn to identify and release some of the baggage that they carry into all relationships; acquire healthy communication, conflict resolution and other important relationship tools; learn what men want women to know and what women want men to know, learn how to avoid toxic, unhealthy relationships; set 3 goals (physical, emotional, spiritual) to be implemented during the course of the class and become stronger, more assertive participants in their own growth and development.
The Dasi-Ziyad Family Institute (DZFI) has implemented several interactive, informative and practical workshops for many agencies, businesses and libraries – we can design & implement others at your request. We will conduct a 1.5-to-2-hour workshop at your agency or business. Feedback from participants validates that these workshops have struck a chord with a variety of audiences. Contact us to bring a DZFI workshop to your place.
List of Dasi-Ziyad Family Institute Workshops
- Avoiding Addictive Relationships: Choosing Health and Hope
- (The) Benefits of a Principled Family
- Building Your Relationship House with the Right Tools
- “C” Yourself in a Healthy Relationship
- Challenge and Opportunity in the African-American Family
- Eight Things Parents Need to Know
- Four C’s of Community Building: Communication, Character Development, Conflict Resolution & Cooperation
- Five Goals of Young Parents
- Healthy Communication in the Workplace and Beyond
- How to Avoid Being With a Loser
- Men Have Babies Too
- Success Strategies for Single Parents
- Tips for Parenting Older Children
- Finding, Keeping and Being Mr. or Ms. Right in a Wrong World
- What Is an Empowered Woman?
If you would like DZFI to facilitate a workshop at your agency, click the button below.
Here are some of the agencies that have contracted DZFI services:
- Beech Brook
- Catholic Charities Services
- Circle of Recovery
- Cleveland Public Library
- Columbus Vaisnava congregation
- March of Dimes (Stork’s Nest Program)
- NEON Northeast Ohio Neighborhood Health Services, Inc.
- Naperville, Illinois Vaisnava congregation
- South Euclid/Lyndhurst Public Library
- St. Martin de Porres Family Center
- Parmadale Family Services
- UMADAOP (Urban Minority Alcoholism and Drug Abuse)
- Youth Opportunities Unlimited