About Us

For over 20 years...

Creating Harmony/Recovery Foundation Workshops have been successfully providing workshops and trainings for Native Tribal and First Nations organizations, schools, agencies and communities through out the USA (Alaska and Hawaii) and Canada. Well over 20,000 participants in hundreds of communities, organizations and groups have experienced our unique and powerful trainings and workshops. Our on-site workshops and trainings are cost effective. We can train up to 50  participants for about the same cost as sendiung just a handful of staff out for a similar training.


About Us

Richard Roddy, Director

Our workshops and trainings are not boring! They are lively, interactive, challenging and fun! 

We have been successfully providing workshops and training's to our clients in a culturally sensitive, professional and creative manner. Our workshops and trainings have been presented in hundreds of schools, agencies and organizations just like yours throughout the USA and Canada. Our hands-on, interactive, and challenging workshops have been well received, well attended and highly regarded. Call us, We will do our utmost to be of service.

Who We Serve

Our clients have included BIE, IHS, BIA, TANF, ICWA, Tribal Housing, Schools, Social Services, Behavior Health and various otherTribal and First Nations Agencies, Organizations, Communities and Groups.  We have helped our clients develop a greater awareness to achieve and maintain positive organizational and personal growth. These trainings and workshops will also give you and your staff the tools necessary to develop and maintain an “organizational culture” of harmony and personal responsibility. We  have helped hundreds of organizations just like yours. We can help you too!

On Site Workshops and Trainings...Where we Come to You

Creating Harmony Workshops...Becoming more Positive, Productive, Accountable and Effective

For Workplaces, Schools, Organizations, Agencies  and Communities 

This Workshop focuses on...

  • Personal Accountability, Responsibility and Cooperation
  • Creating a more Positive and Harmonious workplace, school or community environment.    
  • Help staff assume total Responsibility and Accountability for their behaviors and attitudes. 
  • Stop the bickering, gossip, conflict and drama. 
  • Eliminate negative beliefs and excuses. 
  • Work cooperatively leaving  “personal agendas” at the door. 
  • Recognize and deal with blame game/victim mentality 
  • Understand the importance of Character and Integrity.  
  • Help build a workplace environment that is more Positive, Productive, Effective and Accountable . . . NO MATTER WHAT

         1 and 2 day trainings available 

Managing Change... "Remaining Positive and Effective in the Face of Change and Adversity”

 While life is not always predictable, one thing we know for sure… there will always be change!

  • Deal with life’s changes both personally and professionally. 
  • Accept that change is constant and can’t be avoided. 
  • Develop personal effectiveness dealing with change and adversity. 
  • Maintain a Positive, Productive and Accountable attitude when change comes.
  • Develop solutions to common pitfalls associated with change and adversity. 
  • Collaborate, instead of clash with others during stressful change. 
  • Remain creative and cool under pressure when change happens
  • Brings cohesiveness and common objectives to the surface 
  • Empowers, strengthens and prepares us to deal with chang... not just in the world of work, but in all aspects of life. 

        1 and 2 day trainings available  

Helping At Risk Youth...Take Charge of their Lives by Becoming more Responsible and Accountable

For youth workers, teachers, mentors, social workers, counselors, parents, elders...anyone who works with, deals with and wants to help our youth.  

  • Understand At-Risk Youth and the issues behind the issues.  
  • Help youth understand the bully mentality
  •  Eliminate conflict.and the hurt-and-be-hurt cycle 
  • Teach youth ways to deal with the blame game/victim mentality
  •  Take responsibility for their own behaviors, actions and attitudes 
  • Focus on alcohol/drugs and other self-destructive issues.  
  • Work with youth to stay in school and graduate 
  • Recognize the very best in our youth…the “Perfect Spirit Concept” 
  • Learn the 12 Teachings for Native Youth:  Understanding the Purpose in Life
  • Help youth get a "head start" in life
  • And, much more. 

              2 - 3 day trainings availab

Take Charge Program for Youth...Understanding the Purpose of Life; 12 Teachings for Native Youth

For youth 12-20 with adult mentors working together to look a issues like:

  • What creates At Risk behaviors and the "issues behind the issues" 
  • Understand the bully mentality and the hurt-and-be-hurt cycle 
  • Eliminate conflict and tension 
  • Learn ways to deal with the blame game/victim mentality
  •  Take responsibility for their own behaviors, actions and attitude. 
  • Focus on alcohol/drugs and other self-destructive issues.  
  • Stress the importance to stay in school and graduate. 
  • Help youth recognize and accept that they are “Perfect Spirits”
  • Learn the 12 Teachings for Native Youth:  Understanding the Purpose in Life.  And, much more...

          1 or 2 day trainings available

Kindness in the Workplace...Dealing with Stress, Negativity, Gossip, Drama and Disrespect

 For Workplaces, Schools, Organizations, Agencies  and Communities 

This Workshop focuses on...

  • Focus on 3 key areas of Self, Co-Workers, and Community  
  • Create a more positive work environment 
  • Develop greater personal accountability and responsibility.  
  • Stop the victim/blame game gossip, drama, bickering, and turmoil.  
  • Learn new stress management and reduction techniques.  
  • Develop an increased respect, appreciation and kindness among staff
  • Create a more Positive, Productive, Effective, Accountable and FUN  Workplace Environment.  
  • Work does not have to be a drag

        1 or 2 day trainings available

Team Building and Effective Communication... Taking it to the Next Level

A fun, hands-on, action-packed, group workshop. This is a lively, fun workshop…no boring lectures…All  Action !

  • Create a friendly, comfortable and happy work environment  
  • Open communication lines
  • Develop a team spirit and  motivated workplace atmosphere.  
  • Networking, socializing, and get to know each other better.   
  • Help create a friendly, comfortable and happy work environment  
  • Open communication lines and help staff be more innovative and creative. 
  • Develop a team spirit and  motivated workplace atmosphere.  
  • Helps staff to bring their job to the next level
  • It creates a fun and interesting workplace environment

         1 or 2 day trainings available

What people are saying about Creating Harmony Workshops


  • “Wonderful workshop that makes so much sense.”
  • “Watched as our staff pulled together and wasn’t negative!”
  • “I found some useful ideas on how to handle stressful situations.”
  • “Great ideas to bring to the classroom.”
  • “This workshop was a real eye-opener.”
  • “Presented in a culturally sensitive manner.”
  • “It inspired me to be more positive.”
  • “Helpful suggestions for team building.”
  • “Very positive. Great motivation to improve.”
  • “We have joined together as never before.”
  • “This was a great workshop! 
  • "You brought humor to a serious problem.”
  • “This workshop will be remembered for a lifetime.”
  • "This is the first workshop I fully attended and enjoyed"

Contact Us

For more information send us a message. We will be pleased to provide all information and a complete proposal for your review. No obligation of course. 

Creating Harmony Workshops

(520) 241-8497