Sibshops – Pathway to Positive Outcomes

Sibshops – Pathway to Positive Outcomes

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As some of you may know, Progressive Community Services is interested in developing a Sibshop and recently sent out a survey via Facebook and through our mailing list to get a sense of how many families might be interested. The majority of people who responded said they were interested but wanted more information so we wanted to share the following:
Sibshop training info.
Don Meyer Info.
For more information you can also go to:

We hope this will help answer questions you may have. If you are interested in participating or have any questions, please email

Positive Results of Sibshops Last into Adulthood. According to a 2005 University of Washington survey of adults who attended Sibshops as kids:

–Over 90% of the respondents said Sibshops had a positive effect on the feelings they had for their siblings;

–Sibshops taught coping strategies to over two-thirds of respondents;

–Three-fourths reported that Sibshops affected their adult lives; and

–94% said they would recommend Sibshops to others.

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