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BOOSTER SESSION. Purpose  Booster sessions are used to reinforce the skills learned in the stepfamily class and is one way to provide ongoing support.

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1 BOOSTER SESSION

2 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.

3 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.

4 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.

5 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

6 Ropes Course  You are still in charge  Plan ahead  Contact: Patrick Bentley (435)  He will have activity options and will get more information to better serve you.

7 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 )

8 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??


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