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 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.