Presentation on theme: "BOOSTER SESSION. Purpose Booster sessions are used to reinforce the skills learned in the stepfamily class and is one way to provide ongoing support."— Presentation transcript:
Purpose Booster sessions are used to reinforce the skills learned in the stepfamily class and is one way to provide ongoing support (a grant requirement) to the couples/families who attend the class.
Guidelines Every course series needs a booster session 4-6 weeks after completion of lesson 6 Agencies are responsible for facilitating and paying for the booster session with grant funds. Please keep attendance using the master attendance sheet used for the 6 classes.
Guidelines (continued) We provide an outline of the “Straw Activity” Another option is the USU Ropes course Each agency will need to plan and advertise the booster session well in advance. Helpful to give a flyer at the end of lesson 6 Contact families a week before the session to remind them. This activity is for the entire family.
Straw Tower Family Activity Review booster activity handout Provide supplies for each family to build a straw tower The objective (and corresponding evaluation) of the activity is to build family closeness communication problem solving
Ropes Course You are still in charge Plan ahead Contact: Patrick Bentley (435) 797-0089 Patrick.firstname.lastname@example.org He will have activity options and will get more information to better serve you.
Guidelines for Success! Make it fun! Meet the objectives (read over the participant’s booster evaluation beforehand) You can be flexible Provide a nice a meal (remember that all expenditures for this year must be made before Sept 29 th )
Final Note Each adult participant will need to fill out an evaluation If you have an additional activity that you would rather use and it meets the booster session objectives—you can contact your project manager for approval Any Questions??