ARMS is pleased to offer the following classes as part of our programming. Please note that not all classes are available in all areas. Please call our national office at 503-846-9284 or 866-262-9284 (509-484-0600 Spokane) for location and more information.
A 15 week class designed to meet weekly and assist women in healing from current or past abusive or controlling relationships. Lessons include topics such as Understanding abuse, Boundaries, Depression, Believing in your True Value, and much more. Classes are free to attendees (paid for by donations) and may you may begin at any time and continue as often as needed.
ManKind is a faith-based program committed to helping men who have used abusive and controlling behaviors. Our goals are to help them to be accountable for their behavior, recognize and stop all forms of abuse and control, change belief systems that support those behaviors, understand how they have affected others and learn new non-abusive beliefs and skills to handle conflict. Fees and homework are required. Groups are weekly for an hour and a half. Call to set up intake appointment.
Virtue is a program committed to helping women who have displayed abusive or controlling behaviors, and who may also be victims of abuse. Our goal is to help her recognize domestic abuse, heal from her past abuse, and stop all forms of abusive behaviors she may be exhibiting. New tools for handling conflict resolution and appropriate boundary setting skills are taught. Intake, fees, homework and regular attendance are required. Call to set up an intake appointment.
Family Impact is a 12 week parenting program. It is for parents and guardians who want to gain an understanding of how domestic abuse has affected their children and gain effective tools in parenting. Our goals are to help parents examine their parenting style, gain new ways of handling conflict, and help them provide intervention for their own children in order to bring an end to the cycle of domestic abuse in their families. Fees and homework apply. No intake is required. Groups are gender specific. Call to sign up.
Foundations is a 10 week program for young women (age group specific). Using Biblically-based curriculum, activities, and video clips, young women learn to recognize unhealthy behaviors and are provided tools to engage in healthy relationships. Program topics include: Understanding your value, Anger, Perfectionism, Personal Power vs. Power Over, Depression, Boundaries and more. No cost to participants. Costs for this class are paid via donations to ARMS.
Ground Work is a Biblically-based, 10 week program for young men (age group specific). Topics include:Understanding Personal Identity, Accountability vs. Blame, Recognizing Unhealthy Relationships, Thinking Errors, Managing Anger, Setting Boundaries and more. No cost to participants. Costs for this class are paid via donations to ARMS.