Parenting Workshops

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Currently Available Workshops:

 

Secret Weapons of Compassionate Discipline [Parker]

Leave with a toolbox of eight new ways to manage discipline and prevent conflict. 3 hrs

Calming the Hotspots [Parker]

Participants learn tips and tools for reducing stress around typical flashpoints in daily life. 3 hrs

Simple Strategies for Mini-Miracles [Parker]

This rapid-fire workshop teaches tools for managing common behavioral issues around school, chores, meals, and homework.  3 hrs or 6 hrs

Heart-Stories: Personalized Stories that Heal and Bond [Parker]

Participants learn how to make personalized stories about and for their foster or adoptive children to heal wounds and promote attachment and self-confidence. Handouts will include hints, guides, and at least one complete story script to use when they go home.    1.5 hrs or 3 hrs

Traditions on the Run [Parker]

Build strong family connections through fun, practical traditions, manageable even in hectic and financially challenging times. 3 hrs

Build Your Own Parachute– Independence Notebooks [Parker]

Learn to help your teen create a road map for transitioning to independence, creating a parachute for safety during both struggles and success. 3 hrs

Hellos and Goodbyes: Healthy Entrances and Exits [Parker]

The wait, welcome and goodbye to a new child are highly charged, emotional times. Learn specific ideas for doing each in healthier, loving ways. 1.5  hrs or 3 hrs

School Success Strategies [Parker]

Concrete plans for surviving homework battles, parent conferences, the paperwork mountain, television, and the dreaded family tree assignment. 3 hrs

Make It and Take It [Parker]

Participants make specific tools to take home and use with their families. Tools can be chosen from the hotspots, strategies, hellos-goodbyes, or traditions workshops.Materials fee needed.    3 hrs

Beyond Stickers and Charts [Miller or Parker]

Discover creative new ways to praise and reward children effectively while avoiding the common pitfalls of bribery and the tedium of charts. 3 hrs

Creating an Honest Home [Miller or Parker]

A concrete approach to creating and maintaining a home which provides surrounds children with an environment enabling honesty and teaches the skills needed for an honest lifestyle. 3 hrs

T.A.L.K. to your Children [Mller or Parker]

Fostered and adopted children inevitably deal with life questions that are difficult to answer. Learn how to answer in ways that are truthful, yet build self-esteem, respect, and confidence. 3 hrs

Answering the Tough Questions [Miller]

Fostered and adopted children inevitably deal with life questions that are difficult to answer. Learn how to answer in ways that are truthful, yet build self-esteem, respect, and confidence. 3 hrs

Lying and Stealing: Helping the Dishonest Child [Miller]

A practical plan for parenting chronically dishonest children and helping to change their behavior and reputation. [This can be split into two separate workshops.] 6 hrs.

Conscience Development [Miller]

Fostered and adopted children inevitably deal with life questions that are difficult to answer. Learn how to answer in ways that are truthful, yet build self-esteem, respect, and confidence. 3 hrs

S.M.A.R.T. Discipline [Miller]

Fostered and adopted children inevitably deal with life questions that are difficult to answer. Learn how to answer in ways that are truthful, yet build self-esteem, respect, and confidence. 3 hrs

Effects of Abuse and Neglect [Miller]

Fostered and adopted children inevitably deal with life questions that are difficult to answer. Learn how to answer in ways that are truthful, yet build self-esteem, respect, and confidenc . 3 hrs

Parenting Sexually Abused Children [Miller]

Fostered and adopted children inevitably deal with life questions that are difficult to answer. Learn how to answer in ways that are truthful, yet build self-esteem, respect, and confidence. 3 hrs