Special Events

Creating Healing Homes

Beyond Consequences: Helping Families Heal

May 18, 2017 | 9:00A-4:00P

Avalon Manor

3550 US-30 Merrillville, IN 46410


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Learn from Heather T. Forbes, LCSW, owner of the Beyond Consequence Institute and co-founder of the Codega Foundation. Forbes’ course** will begin with examining how stress and trauma affect a child’s ability to regulate behaviors and how a history of trauma compromises a child’s ability to respond and develop reciprocal relationships. In addition to learning the knowledge and understanding the life-long impact of early childhood trauma, Forbes will demonstrate parenting strategies that are needed in creating healing homes. To register and learn more about this course, including Key Learning Objectives and what else to expect follow the link below.

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Registration closes on Friday, May 5th.
** This course has been approved for 6 foster parent training hours
Black Mans Group: Indy Men Tour 2017

Saturday, March 18, 2017

10AM – 1PM

IPS #14 | 1250 E. Market Street, Indianapolis, IN

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Contact Brian Carter at The Villages for more details

317-340-6967 | BCarter@villages.org 


Father – Son Night Out

Calling all dads, granddads, uncles, brothers and role models:

Join Dads Inc. for a night of bonding and fun!

*If you are interested in sponsoring tickets for deserving fathers and their son(s), please contact Sarah Cline at SCline@villages.org 

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Bring the family & furry friends: Join us 4 the

 Saturday, April 15, 2017

 Downtown Indianapolis Canal

4K walk/run to raise critical funds and awareness for Prevent Child Abuse Indiana
Family Activities Area Opens 8AM | Race Starts at 9AM

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We are so grateful for all our 2017 Sponsors; Thank you!

Platinum Sponsors

Sharon & Steve Pierce


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Silver Sponsors
The LaRue Family
Sandy & Jay Shumaker


Bronze Sponsors
Allan Capps
Star Photo Digital Arts

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