Workshops

Photo of Becky Matchullis hosting a workshop in CambodiaBecky Matchullis is a gifted workshop and seminar speaker with a passion for catalyzing her audience’s transformation. She seeks to empower others with growth strategies and an abundance mindset. Becky shares her personal experience and connects with her audience through visual media, small group interaction and experiential learning. She has presented workshops around the globe and can tailor her presentations to your company, school, organization or church. Some of the venues she’s been privileged to present at are:

  • International schools around the world – to parents and staff
  • Families in Global Transition international yearly conference as an expert on expatriate families and transition
  • Pre-assignment and pre-field orientations for different missions, organizations and international school staff
  • Women’s organizations – Shell Wives Outposts, American Women’s Associations, Chevron Spouses, International Women’s Associations, American Patriotic League Women, Diplomatic spouses
  • Country retreats for various mission and NGO organizations; women’s conferences around the world
  • Internship programs
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Speaking topics include:

Transition* – Models of the transition journey; tasks and tools to successfully navigate transition; wisdom of the seasons in healthy transition; managing marriage and parenting through transition; successful family teaming during transition; resiliency through transition and more.

Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Intercultural Competence* – How culture shapes people; understanding the cultural orientations framework; culture shock model; effective tools in crossing cultures and more.

Relocation* – Workshops that support entry and repatriation experiences with practical advice, strategies, tools and help for individuals and family

Global Nomads* – Challenges and benefits of experiencing the Third Culture Kid life; keys to parenting TCKs and embracing life as a TCK.

Resilience – Topics on resilience for children, teens, marriage, parenting and family.

Marriage – Communication; conflict resolution; differences that mark us; stages of marriage; languages of love; moving a marriage successfully; building a resilient marriage and more.

Parenting – Communication; problem solving; building self esteem; validation; different children, different needs; emotional regulation for yourself and your children; parenting the traumatized child; building a resilient family and much more

Perspectives* – Learn to expand the range of ways you can look at a situation and create a universe of possibilities!

Life Purpose – Discover and learn ways to bring your true purposes in life to fruition through training and personal exercises.

*age-specific workshops are available for teens and grade school children.

To contact Becky regarding what you’re looking for…

 

Pre-assignment Training / Pre-Field Orientation or Repatriation Training 

Relocation Transition Training (3 hours) :

  • Present a model for international relocation/repatriation transition
  • Provide tools to assist in “leaving well, grieving loss, handling chaos & entering openly”
  • Specific keys for moving a marriage & parenting through a cross cultural move with emphasis on trailing spouse and children
  • Define culture; explore personal cultural norms and culture shock (or re-entry culture shock)

Family Discovery Session (1 hour) :

  • Needs/fears of family identified, discussed & supported
  • Family dynamics & communication styles explored

Parenting Plan (1 hour) :

  • Plan that builds on family and individual strengths and looks at factors that will promote family resilience

This training provides understanding of both cross cultural adaptation as well as the psychological process of relocation transition. Becky’s training encourages healthy expectations by normalizing the experience and she provides you with language and meaning to express your feelings and as parents know how to support family members. You are empowered with tools/skills to navigate the transition successfully, which enhances life-long cross cultural transition adjustment.

Teaching is presented in an experiential workshop format in the comfort of your home if in Calgary; otherwise via Skype.

Duration: 5 hours

For more information, or to build an individualized package for your family, contact Becky…