Community Events

Oklahoma Council on Family Relations will be hosting a free community speaking event for families of all kinds to learn to build strong connections and promote healthy families.

“Building Connections to Build Healthy Families”

will be presented by Dr. Tara Saathoff-Wells.

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Nigh University Center, 2nd floor Ballroom

University of Central Oklahoma

100 N. University Drive

Edmond, Ok 73034

Light snacks will be served

No reservations required.

1.0 CEU available for LPC’s and LMFT’s

For questions please email [email protected]

Tara Saathoff-Wells, Ph.D., CFLE (Certified Family Life Educator) is a Research & Evaluation Scientist for the Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness at The Pennsylvania State University. She earned her M.S. in family relations and child development at Oklahoma State University, received her doctorate in organizational culture and family development from the University of Alabama in 2000, and became a certified family life educator in 2011. Her research focuses on strengths and challenges experienced by highly mobile families, early intervention, and parent education and home visitation programming. She recently co-authored a textbook on military families and taught a variety of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) courses including a course on military family life, during her time as a faculty member at both Central Michigan University and the University of Central Florida.  She is the Chair of the Feminism Division of NCFR. 

National Council on Family Relations
The Oklahoma Council on Family Relations is an affiliate of the National Council on Family Relations