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Eagle Ranch Offers Workshops with National Expert on Blended Families

Professionals and Families Invited to August Events Featuring Ron Deal

Flowery Branch, Ga., July 21, 2016 – Eagle Ranch, one of Georgia’s largest residential children’s programs, will host two workshops in August featuring Ron Deal, a nationally-recognized expert on remarriage and blended families. Both events will be held at Eagle Ranch’s Flowery Branch campus at 5500 Union Church Road.

Professional CEU Workshop, August 12

Therapeutic professionals, ministers and others who serve blended families are invited to attend the first workshop on Friday, August 12, 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m.  Entitled, “A Good Blend: Understanding and Counseling Stepfamilies,” the workshop will explore principles from Deal’s Smart Stepfamilies program and provide strategies to navigate the complex relationships involved with blended families.

The cost of the professional workshop is $80/person and includes a workbook, breakfast and catered lunch. The program is approved for 6 core hour Continuing Education Units for Georgia Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. For details and to register, visit eagleranch.org/er-ceu-event2016.

Workshop for Remarried Couples, August 12-13

Remarried couples are invited to attend Deal’s “Becoming a Successful Stepfamily” workshop.  Tailored for couples who have blended families, the workshop will be held Friday, August 12, 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. and continues on Saturday, August 13, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

This comprehensive program will include practical advice and methods for managing relationships and building a successful family. The cost of couples’ workshop is $65/couple and includes 2 workbooks, light snacks on Friday and breakfast on Saturday morning. For details and to register, visit http://eagleranch.org/blended-family-workshop/.

About Ron Deal

Ron Deal is an author, speaker and therapist specializing in remarried couples and their blended families. Creator of Smart Stepfamilies (formerly called Successful Stepfamilies), Deal empowers remarried couples and stepfamilies for successful family living and trains churches and professionals to help blended families. Learn more at www.smartstepfamilies.com.

About Eagle Ranch

The Eagle Ranch community is designed to help make life better for children and families going through a crisis. Our integrated approach, built on Christian principles, models home life, emphasizes education, and incorporates multi-faceted counseling. Boys and girls live at Eagle Ranch in Flowery Branch, Georgia, while their families stay actively involved. Our aim is for renewal: of the child’s purpose and identity; of positive family relationships; and of hope for a more promising future.

For more information, contact Eagle Ranch at 770-967-8500, visit us on Facebook and Twitter, or log onto EagleRanch.org.