Compassionate Families

This dyadic program contains a set of modules that will give you an opportunity to learn, discuss and practice approaches and methods that will help you improve your family relationships and help you and your family function in a healthy way.

Through engaging weekly readings, dyadic discussions and exercises, and weekly reflections and practice, you and your partner will explore the topic of functional and dysfunctional families, digest the materials through your own perspective, and apply the insights to positively impact your current family relationships.

Who Should attend the Compassionate families dyadic program?

Members of families who want to optimize their relationships with their family members, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and friends, those who want to learn about family structures, how to interact with families and how families can be supported through opportunities and obstacles.

Undergraduate and graduate students, parents with children of any age, people considering parenthood, grandparents, developmental psychology students, psychologists, social workers, family practice MDs, counselors, school psychologists, teachers, grandparents, concerned teachers, human resources professionals volunteers, and those preparing for the above. Excellent for undergraduate behavioral science classes and graduate/undergraduate courses.

Why choose the Compassionate families dyadic program?

Compassionate Families offers a unique approach to education that strips boring and non-relevant materials from your learning environment, and putting the most important person in charge, reflecting critical experiences and identity, YOU!

A wholly reimagined online developmental experience designed to measurably transform frontline your approach to working with your family, celebrating the effort, love and struggles with a peer partner, trained as you will be in empathic, active listening. This program brings together cutting edge research content and applications driven by Stanford affiliated psychologists on an intuitive online learning platform.

  • Length:

    18-hour virtual leadership training experience delivered over 8 weeks in a dyadic, peer to peer based course, guided by expert leadership content and guidance.

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  • Tuition:

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What Do Participants Learn?


Session One



Session Two

Cultivating Healthy Relationships


Session Three

Dysfunctional Communication


Session Four



Session Five

Support and systems


Session Six

Understanding Boundaries


Session Seven

Title Fulfillment


Session Eight

Mixed Families and Separation


Session Nine

Sustaining and maintaining

Psychometric Outcomes

Significantly Higher Levels of:

  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Service Orientation
  • Compassion for Self
  • Compassion for others
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Social Dominan Orientation

Significantly Lower Levels of:

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