Parenting teens: Power struggles or effective discipline_10-12-21

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Studies show that youth who feel they can talk with their parents are less likely to engage in risky behaviors such as The adolescent brain assesses risk differently and teens get bored more easily. These are just a few of the changes taking place in your adolescent’s brain that might make communication and safety a lot more challenging. This class will provide parents with important information about teen brain development and practical strategies to help teens stay safe as well as grow and thrive. 

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Studies show that youth who feel they can talk with their parents are less likely to engage in risky behaviors such as The adolescent brain assesses risk differently and teens get bored more easily. These are just a few of the changes taking place in your adolescent’s brain that might make communication and safety a lot more challenging. This class will provide parents with important information about teen brain development and practical strategies to help teens stay safe as well as grow and thrive. 

9.15.21 Skillsoft Exclusive Class Recording and Handouts

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Raising healthy children with an ability to sustain meaningful relationships is a challenge even in the most ideal situations. Add on hormones, attitude, personality, technology and shelter-in-place - welcome to the tween and teen years! This interactive online class will include a conversation about parenting the independent, emerging adult while still nurturing the playful child within.   

We will talk specifically about building relationships during this very unpredictable time. You will have the opportunity to explore making stronger connections through conversation and confrontation in the context of real-life situations. Participants will be able to: 

  • Initiate and maintain an open dialogue 
  • Support your child’s social life 
  • Broach the difficult subjects

Course Lessons

Raising healthy children with an ability to sustain meaningful relationships is a challenge even in the most ideal situations. Add on hormones, attitude, personality, technology and shelter-in-place – welcome to the tween and teen years! This interactive online class will include a conversation about parenting the independent, emerging adult while still nurturing the playful child within.   

We will talk specifically about building relationships during this very unpredictable time. You will have the opportunity to explore making stronger connections through conversation and confrontation in the context of real-life situations. Participants will be able to: 

  • Initiate and maintain an open dialogue 
  • Support your child’s social life 
  • Broach the difficult subjects

8.12.21 Public Class Recording and Handout

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Your older child was so excited about the new baby. But now that your baby has arrived, he is uncooperative and sometimes acts like a baby, himself. Meanwhile, you're trying to control your youngest as she starts to throw tantrums and learns the word "no." 

This scenario is all too common, but there are simple tools you can use to increase your children's compliance and decrease your stress. 

Participants will be able to: 

  • Understand why your kids are acting up in this way
  • Create routines that prevent challenging behaviors
  • Promote cooperative relationships between your baby and everyone else in the family
  • Implement easy, everyday practices that make for a peaceful home

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Your older child was so excited about the new baby. But now that your baby has arrived, he is uncooperative and sometimes acts like a baby, himself. Meanwhile, you’re trying to control your youngest as she starts to throw tantrums and learns the word “no.” 

This scenario is all too common, but there are simple tools you can use to increase your children’s compliance and decrease your stress. 

Participants will be able to: 

  • Understand why your kids are acting up in this way
  • Create routines that prevent challenging behaviors
  • Promote cooperative relationships between your baby and everyone else in the family
  • Implement easy, everyday practices that make for a peaceful home

05.17.21 YUM! Brands Class Recording & Handouts

Lesson Details

Raising healthy children with the ability to sustain meaningful relationships is a challenge even in the most ideal situations. Add on hormones, attitude, personality, technology, and shelter-in-place - welcome to the tween and teen years! This interactive online class will include a conversation about parenting the independent, emerging adult while still nurturing the playful child within.

We will talk specifically about building relationships during this very unpredictable time. You will have the opportunity to explore making stronger connections through conversation and confrontation in the context of real-life situations. Participants will be able to:
* Initiate and maintain an open dialogue
* Support your child’s social life
* Broach the difficult subjects

Course Lessons

Raising healthy children with the ability to sustain meaningful relationships is a challenge even in the most ideal situations. Add on hormones, attitude, personality, technology, and shelter-in-place – welcome to the tween and teen years! This interactive online class will include a conversation about parenting the independent, emerging adult while still nurturing the playful child within.

We will talk specifically about building relationships during this very unpredictable time. You will have the opportunity to explore making stronger connections through conversation and confrontation in the context of real-life situations. Participants will be able to:
* Initiate and maintain an open dialogue
* Support your child’s social life
* Broach the difficult subjects

05.24.21 CHN Building an Extraordinary Relationship with your Teen through Everyday Conversations

Lesson Details

Raising healthy children with an ability to sustain meaningful relationships is a challenge even in the most ideal situations. Add on hormones, attitude, personality, technology and shelter-in-place - welcome to the tween and teen years! This digital class will include a conversation about parenting the independent, emerging adult while still nurturing the playful child within.

We will talk specifically about building relationships during this very unpredictable time. You will have the opportunity to explore making stronger connections through conversation and confrontation in the context of real-life situations. Participants will be able to:

  • Initiate and maintain an open dialogue
  • Support your child’s social life
  • Broach the difficult subjects

Course Lessons

Raising healthy children with an ability to sustain meaningful relationships is a challenge even in the most ideal situations. Add on hormones, attitude, personality, technology and shelter-in-place – welcome to the tween and teen years! This digital class will include a conversation about parenting the independent, emerging adult while still nurturing the playful child within.

We will talk specifically about building relationships during this very unpredictable time. You will have the opportunity to explore making stronger connections through conversation and confrontation in the context of real-life situations. Participants will be able to:

  • Initiate and maintain an open dialogue
  • Support your child’s social life
  • Broach the difficult subjects

9.18.20 IPG Class Recording & Handouts

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Are you feeling like you and your child are missing out on activities with other kids and families?  

Are you wanting to explore other options for school this year?  

Are you also worried about you and your family getting sick?  

Forming a pod with other families might help.  

A pod is a small number of families who are committed to each other’s health and well-being, agree to shared rules and practices, and spend time together while physically isolating from the rest of the world. Pods can also be a mode of education for your children. 

This provides information on what pods are, how they work, and what to consider when forming them. After this class you will be able to: 

  • Apply strategies to identify those families with whom you could form a pod 
  • Recognize key issues you may want to consider when approaching another family 
  • Identify approaches to build shared understanding and trust once you agree to form a pod 
  • Consider modes of education based on pods 

Course Lessons

Are you feeling like you and your child are missing out on activities with other kids and families?  

Are you wanting to explore other options for school this year?  

Are you also worried about you and your family getting sick?  

Forming a pod with other families might help.  

A pod is a small number of families who are committed to each other’s health and well-being, agree to shared rules and practices, and spend time together while physically isolating from the rest of the world. Pods can also be a mode of education for your children. 

This provides information on what pods are, how they work, and what to consider when forming them. After this class you will be able to: 

  • Apply strategies to identify those families with whom you could form a pod 
  • Recognize key issues you may want to consider when approaching another family 
  • Identify approaches to build shared understanding and trust once you agree to form a pod 
  • Consider modes of education based on pods 

Staying Connected Phase 2

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Help Your Child with Special Needs Connect 2 Phase 2

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Help Your Child with Special Needs Connect 1 Phase 2

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Positive Connections for More Cooperation (Teens)

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 A strong positive relationship with your child is the basis of cooperation. You can build a positive connection with your child and keep it strong as they grow and develop by celebrating their efforts and progress. In this class you will:

  • Gain an understanding of attachment and the role it plays in cooperation
  • 10 steps to build positive connections with your child
  • Appreciate the role a support system can play in your life

Course Lessons

 A strong positive relationship with your child is the basis of cooperation. You can build a positive connection with your child and keep it strong as they grow and develop by celebrating their efforts and progress. In this class you will:

  • Gain an understanding of attachment and the role it plays in cooperation
  • 10 steps to build positive connections with your child
  • Appreciate the role a support system can play in your life