LifeSkills Training and Education

Marine Corps Family Team Building

LifeSkills Training and Education offers various workshops that will offer skills and tools that will enhance personal growth and education for both the individual Marine and their family member, in four separate areas.

Call 703-634-2678

Workshops are open to all active duty, civilians, spouses, and retirees.
Don't forget to ask about child care reimbursement.

Relationship Series

Developing Healthy Blended Families
This workshop is designed to help Marines and family members gain a better understanding of the common and practical issues facing blended families. Topics discussed include stages of blended family development, and tips for nurturing and enriching the family relationship.

Building Lasting Relationships
The challenges of a military lifestyle can place many demands on Marines and their families. This workshop provides practical information and tools to enhance healthy relationships.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families Workshop
This workshop will teach you how to be the creative force in your own life. By leadership and example, you can become the agent of change in your family life.

Communication Series

5 Love Languages
Does your child speak a different language? Sometimes they wager for your attention, and other times they ignore you completely. Sometimes they are filled with gratitude and affection, and other times they seem totally indifferent. Before you go crazy putting love notes all over your third grader’s bedroom, or trying to shower your teenager with hugs and compliments, come out to figure out your child’s “love language” so you can act accordingly.

Conflict Management Course
This workshop addresses interpersonal conflict and is designed to help Marines and their families become more aware of conflict; empowering them to make healthy choices by managing their responses to conflict, both at home and in the work place.

Interpersonal Communication
This workshop is preventive in nature, to increase competence in using more effective communication skills, and to promote healthy relationships through communication. It helps Marines and families learn how to communicate with one another in an effective manner.

Social Networking Safety
This workshop addresses the dangers and risks, as well as positive outcomes, associated with social networking. It provides Marines and their families with information on how to protect themselves and family members, and ways to stay safe while on the internet, and on social networking sites.

Four Lenses Workshop
Because every person is an unique individual and diversity is what makes life so interesting. This workshop focuses on understanding yourself and others and give a bird's eye view of why we communicate with some better than others.

Wellness Series

Aging Parents and Elderly Care
This workshop will help Marines and their families in dealing with the complexities of assisting elderly adults. It helps Marines and their families make informed decisions concerning elder care, as well as strategies for coping with day-to-day challenges involved with caring for your elderly loved one.

Family Care Plan
This workshop will educate Marines and their families on the basics of a Family Care Plan. It will outline the significance of a Family Care Plan, and the importance of always having it updated.

Emergency Preparedness
This workshop contains information regarding actions that Marines and families should take to be informed and prepared in the event of natural and manmade hazards. This workshop outlines the importance of our Marines and families to always be prepared for all types of emergencies!

Impact Series

Safe & Sound at Home
This workshop provides important safety precautions for Marine Corps families, and instills spouse/family members with the ability and confidence to be responsible for their personal safety and the safety of their families while their Marines are deployed.

Casualty Notification Process
Scared of "The Call"? The Casualty Process De-Mystified - This workshop will help minimize stress and confusion by providing a brief overview on the casualty process, the role of the Casualty Assistance Calls Officer (CACO), and information on benefits, support services and organizations. It will help you understand the definition of a "casualty" as it relates to the Marine Corps, and discusses the casualty notification process for all casualties.