We offer a variety of workshops to help Service members and their families enhance their interpersonal and basic technical skills to get more out of life. LifeSkills focuses heavily on educating around personality types, improving communication skills (especially during deployments), and building successful relationships. We’ll teach you how to change a tire or jump-start a vehicle, too.

LifeSkills Courses

Say What?

Communication strategies to help establish realistic expectations for communicating during deployments, separation, and military lifestyle transitions.

Family Care Plans

Learn who needs a family care plan, what should be included in an effective family care plan and how to construct one.

Five Love Languages

This workshop is based on the #1 New York Times bestseller written by Dr. Gary Chapman’s: The Five Love Languages. What if you could say or do just the right thing guaranteed to make that special someone feel loved? The secret is learning the right love language! Millions of couples have learned the simple way to express their feelings and bring joy back into marriage. Individuals and couples are encouraged to attend.

4 Lenses

This interactive workshop focuses on personality, values, communication, conflict styles, and strategies for building terrific relationships. Discover the personality type of yourself and others. Learn how to communicate more effectively and approach conflict more productively based on the preferences of others. Classes can be customized for: Individuals, Couples, Children and Small Unit Leadership.

Real Relationships

This workshop helps to identify the hallmarks of meaningful relationships and how to build skills to make them stronger.

Bridging the Generational Gap

Transforming Stress

Transforming stress provides you with proven strategies that help identify your body’s stress reaction and gives you the tools you need to combat the negative effects of stress.

Conflict Management

This workshop is designed to address interpersonal conflicts and make you more aware of your response when faced with conflict. We explore techniques that empower you to make effective and healthy choices which can help diffuse confrontational situations.

Couples Connecting

This workshop will enhance the connection partners have with each other in an environment that promotes sharing experiences and connecting with other couples.

Together For Life

The Together for Life Workshop is a mandatory class for all active duty personnel under 26 who are assigned to MCAS Cherry Point and tenant commands that plan to get married. The workshop may be completed up to 90 days prior to marriage, but no later than 90 days after. Spouses, who are civilians, are strongly encouraged to attend. This one day seminar offered locally at Cherry Point, is a joint effort between the Chaplains Office and Marine Corps Family Team Building.  Some of the topics include: financial matters, communication, family roles and expectations, family readiness, sexuality and intimacy. Advanced Registration is required.

Workshop schedule and information on how to register, or call the Base Chaplains Office at (252) 466-4000.