Portia Thompson
pthomspon@ndcbf.org,
972.502.9804.


 

We are currently enrolling students for our next Divorce Care for Kids (DC4K) Session!

DC4K is a thirteen-week, Bible-based program designed to bring healing to children ages 5 – 12 years old in homes with parents that are separated or divorced. There is also an adult component, Divorce Care, that meets in conjunction with the DC4K classes.

The program is open to NDCBF members and non-members and meets on Tuesday evenings from 7:00PM to 8:30PM in the spring and fall semesters.

The next session begins Tuesday, September 12 - December 12, 2017.

For more information, you may contact Portia Thompson, pthomspon@ndcbf.org, 972.502.9804.

To find out more about DC4K, click here: here

To sign your child(ren) up for our next session, Click here

For more information about the course sessions, please read the information listed below.

Session 1 — What’s Happening to My Family?

During this session your children will find comfort and relief from the anxiety of what is happening in their lives. They will learn what to expect each week in DC4K.

Session 2 — God Loves Children in All Kinds of Families

This session assists your children in realizing that everyone’s family situation is different. It also encourages your children to help you develop a healthy single parent home.

Session 3 — Facing My Anger

This unit helps your children recognize angry feelings and how to deal with these feelings in a healthy and acceptable way. They will learn it’s okay to be mad but not to hurt others when they are angry.

Session 4 — Journey from Anger to Sadness

This session’s goal is to acquaint your children with the sadness phase of grief in the divorce process. It helps them learn how to process this in an emotionally healthy manner.

Session 5 — I Am Not Alone

Your children will realize they are not alone and there are people, including a heavenly Father, who care about them and love them. They will understand that it is okay to ask for help.

Session 6 — God’s Plan for Me

This session gives your children hope and comfort in knowing God always loves them and will meet all of their needs. Your children will realize they have choices to make, and they’ll learn how their choices affect others.

Session 7 — Developing New Relationships

This week’s theme helps your children realize their relationships with Mom and Dad and others are different since the divorce. Your children will learn how to develop new relationships. They will realize it’s okay to be loyal to each parent without feeling guilty.

Session 8 — Developing Money Smarts

Helping your children understand various aspects of budgeting and spending will help them understand budgeting issues in your family. This unit includes ideas about earning and spending money wisely.

Session 9 — It’s Not My Fault

This session communicates to your children that divorce is an adult problem between two parents. Your children will learn the divorce is not their fault.

Session 10 — Telling My Parents How I Feel

This session helps your children learn how to talk to you and their other parent about how they feel about different situations in an honest, yet respectful manner.

Session 11 — Forgiveness

The goal is to help your children understand what forgiveness is and how to forgive others. This session exposes your children to the concept of taking responsibility for their own actions and attitudes.

Session 12 — Loving My Parents

This session is designed to educate your children that their parents still love them and to help each child express love to both parents.

Session 13 — Moving On: Growing UP and Closer to God

This session assists your children in realizing life goes on after divorce and they can have healthy and happy futures. It helps.

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