Workshop 9: Families Function: Families Feel Part of Families In This Section Introduction From Families American families have always shown remarkable resiliency, or flexible adjustment to natural, economic, and social challenges. Workshop-at-a-Glance From Families Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering 0 Opening 3 Activity 1: How Am I Feeling Today?... Spiritual Preparation From Families Some of us find it easy to express our feelings and others find it a challenge. Sometimes we make stereotypical expectations into reality; we assume the... Welcoming and Entering From Families Materials for Activity Printed photographs from Family Event 2 Preparation for Activity Print photographs or arrange for participants to do so Descripti... Opening From Families Activity time: 3 minutes Materials for Activity Chalice and matches Description of Activity Gather participants in a circle. Invite participants to lead... Activity 1: How Am I Feeling Today? From Families Activity time: 7 minutes Materials for Activity Sheets of 8 X 11 paper Markers Masking tape Preparation for Activity Make a list of emotions. Include at... Activity 2: Families, Emotions, And Change From Families Activity time: 20 minutes Materials for Activity Newsprint and markers Description of Activity Tell participants that you will be focusing on families a... Activity 3: Family Role-play From Families Activity time: 25 minutes Materials for Activity Handout 1, Family Scenarios Family support services brochures Preparation for Activity Photocopy Handou... Closing From Families Activity time: 5 minutes Description of Activity Gather participants together in a circle.... Leader Reflection and Planning From Families Contact youth or groups of youth and check in about the status of the photo-documentary contribution.... Faith In Action: That Warm, Fuzzy Feeling From Families Activity time: 30 minutes Materials for Activity Contact numbers for local shelters, hospitals, or nursing homes Fleece, three yards per blanket Scissor... Taking It Home: Families Function: Families Feel From Families American families have always shown remarkable resiliency, or flexible adjustment to natural, economic, and social challenges. Alternate Activity 1: What Makes A Family Function Well? From Families Activity time: 15 minutes Materials for Activity Brochures from local family support services, both within and outside the faith community Description o... Family Scenarios From Families Assign a family member role to each member of your group, and plan two role-plays.... PREVIOUS: Writing Poetry with Youth UP: Families NEXT: Introduction Download all of Families (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.