Upcoming Classes

These free, educational classes are held Tuesday nights from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in our building, located at 165 North 1330 West, Suite A-1, Orem, UT. (Go west on Orem Center Street, under the freeway, and take the first right.) Classes are taught by a variety of professionals on many different subjects. Some of Read More…

Previous Classes

May 23rd – Darren Johanson, licensed professional counselor – How to Help Teenagers When Their Parents Are Going Through a Divorce. May 16th – Lisa McDougal, founder of non-profit foundation LDS Divorce Survivors – 40 Flags of Toxic Relationships. May 9th – Lisa McDougal, founder of non-profit foundation LDS Divorce Survivors – Healthy Boundaries. May 2nd – Read More…

Announcements & Events

We can always use volunteers. If you’d like to be a volunteer, please contact Joan at [email protected] or 801-234-0742. For those not concerned about confidentiality, you can “like” us on Facebook for announcements and other information. If you know of any events or have any announcements you would like to share, please e-mail Lisa at [email protected]

Children

The Right Touch, winner of the Benjamin Franklin Award, by Sandy Kleven, LCSW, illustrated by Jody Bergsma  Talks about appropriate and inappropriate touching and about talking to an adult if someone touches you in a way that makes you uncomfortable. Some Secrets Hurt: A Story of Healing by Linda Kay Garner, illustrated by D. Brandilyn Read More…

Adult

The 7: Seven Wonders That Will Change Your Life by Glenn Beck and Keith Ablow Talks about facing your past. A Light in Dark Places by Jennifer Graves and Emily Clawson Abused BOYS: The Neglected Victims of Sexual Abuse by Mic Hunter Abused Men: The Hidden Side of Domestic Violence by Phillip W. Cook  For Read More…

Resources

Education and Employment Childluresprevention.com and teenluresprevention.com offer tips, products, and resources for teaching children and teens about safety. Division of Workforce Services offers employment, medical help, retroactive medical assistance, GED/training workshops, and food stamps. Call (801) 492-4500 in American Fork, (801) 342-2600 in Provo, (801) 794-6600 in Spanish Fork or go to www.jobs.utah.gov. Family of Read More…

Advisory Board

Kristen Lamb–former Mrs. Utah Dr. James MacArthur–BYU Counseling Center Dr. John and Bonnie Lund–Educators and Book Author Kirk and Jean Chappell–Financial Advisors/Fund Raisers Kim and Denee Asay–Noni International Roger Gardiner–Goldman Sachs Chuck and Judy Cox–Susan Cox Powell’s parents Joan Shippen–Director of Foundation

If You Choose to Divorce

Make a Safety Plan for You and the Children If you are in danger, call the Women’s Shelter for Women and Children (801-377-5500). Are your children in danger?  Do they know who to call in an emergency or where to run for help?  Go to Child’s Safety Plan. Keep Records Keep a journal of abuse. Read More…

How to Choose a Lawyer

  Brooke Wilkins (attorney): When do you need a lawyer? oLaw cannot heal, only provide measure of safety and security oPray and listen for inspiration re: choosing a lawyer oDivorce, children, property all call for a lawyer oNever sign any legal docs. without them being reviewed by a lawyer oDon’t need lawyer to get a Read More…