CVS_Positive Discipline for Toddlers and Preschoolers_10-14-21

Lesson Details

Does your child have meltdowns when you try to limit behaviors? 

Is your little one suddenly hitting or biting others in frustration? 

Have you tried to resolve these challenging behaviors, and nothing seems to work?
You are not alone. Participants will learn 

● Why challenging behaviors are typical at this age 

● How to help children manage their impulses 

● How parents can manage their own distress when challenging behaviors occur

● Positive discipline approaches to help children recover from aggressive behaviors 

● How to implement positive routines that reduce intensely emotional and aggressive behaviors 

Course Lessons

Does your child have meltdowns when you try to limit behaviors? 

Is your little one suddenly hitting or biting others in frustration? 

Have you tried to resolve these challenging behaviors, and nothing seems to work?
You are not alone. Participants will learn 

● Why challenging behaviors are typical at this age 

● How to help children manage their impulses 

● How parents can manage their own distress when challenging behaviors occur

● Positive discipline approaches to help children recover from aggressive behaviors 

● How to implement positive routines that reduce intensely emotional and aggressive behaviors 

Class Recording and Handouts

Lesson Details

Does your young child have meltdowns about even the smallest issues?
Are you stressed about going out in public because of your toddler's tantrums?
Have you tried to help, and nothing seems to work?

You are not alone. Join with other parents in this online class that will put your mind at ease about this typical and challenging behavior. Class participants will learn:
Why tantrums occur at this age

How caregivers can manage their own distress during tantrums
Positive approaches to help young children calm down
Ways to talk with your child about their tantrums after they occur

Course Lessons

Does your young child have meltdowns about even the smallest issues?
Are you stressed about going out in public because of your toddler’s tantrums?
Have you tried to help, and nothing seems to work?

You are not alone. Join with other parents in this online class that will put your mind at ease about this typical and challenging behavior. Class participants will learn:
Why tantrums occur at this age

How caregivers can manage their own distress during tantrums
Positive approaches to help young children calm down
Ways to talk with your child about their tantrums after they occur

7.19.21 Public Class Recording and Handout

Lesson Details

Parents often think that if you figure out what punishment will make your child miserable enough, they will then cooperate. You may be surprised to learn that research has shown that this is a myth. You can sometimes scare or threaten your child into following directions but you will not get improved behavior in the long run. This class will help you recognize the difference between discipline and punishment. You will also gain 5 practical strategies to teach discipline to your tween or teen. 

Course Lessons

Parents often think that if you figure out what punishment will make your child miserable enough, they will then cooperate. You may be surprised to learn that research has shown that this is a myth. You can sometimes scare or threaten your child into following directions but you will not get improved behavior in the long run. This class will help you recognize the difference between discipline and punishment. You will also gain 5 practical strategies to teach discipline to your tween or teen. 

10.19.20 YUM! Brands Class Recording & Handouts

Lesson Details

Parents are less stressed when their kids cooperate. Children are more cooperative when they feel positively connected with their parents. This live online class will help you understand and apply:
• Communication skills that build strong parent-child connections
• Parent behaviors that help kids cope with stress so they can develop self-control
• Effective discipline that reduces misbehavior and increases positive behavior in the long run

You will have a chance to ask questions and get answers on the spot. You will also receive helpful cheat sheets to look back on when you are trying out new approaches.

Course Lessons

Parents are less stressed when their kids cooperate. Children are more cooperative when they feel positively connected with their parents. This live online class will help you understand and apply:
• Communication skills that build strong parent-child connections
• Parent behaviors that help kids cope with stress so they can develop self-control
• Effective discipline that reduces misbehavior and increases positive behavior in the long run

You will have a chance to ask questions and get answers on the spot. You will also receive helpful cheat sheets to look back on when you are trying out new approaches.

12.15.20 YUM! Brands Class Recording & Handouts

Lesson Details

Are you raising your voice too often and wishing for more patience?  

Are you concerned that you are too strict or too easy?  

Do you sometimes think there must be a better way?  

You are not alone.  

During this workshop, you will discover myths that keep parents repeating ineffective discipline techniques that can actually increase misbehavior. You will learn evidence-based, straightforward strategies that increase and sustain child compliance, support child self-worth and strengthen your parent-child relationship.  

Join us for this interactive, engaging workshop to gain the simple, practical tools you need to raise the children you really want - cooperative, confident and connected positively with family and friends.

Course Lessons

Are you raising your voice too often and wishing for more patience?  

Are you concerned that you are too strict or too easy?  

Do you sometimes think there must be a better way?  

You are not alone.  

During this workshop, you will discover myths that keep parents repeating ineffective discipline techniques that can actually increase misbehavior. You will learn evidence-based, straightforward strategies that increase and sustain child compliance, support child self-worth and strengthen your parent-child relationship.  

Join us for this interactive, engaging workshop to gain the simple, practical tools you need to raise the children you really want – cooperative, confident and connected positively with family and friends.

01.27.21 CHN Rethink Screen Time: The New Normal

Lesson Details

Digital learning and working are now essential to progress for both adults and children. Parents are struggling to think in new ways about many everyday activities and that includes the use of screen time for kids.
Participants will be able to:
* Recognize what is important about what research does and doesn’t say about screen time for children
* Apply strategies to thoughtfully weigh the risks and benefits of screen time
* Identify a new way of thinking about how often and in what ways we interact with our devices
* Recognize signs that your child is struggling with digital addiction
* Recognize your role as a model for health behavior patterns
* Develop healthy new routines for interacting with technology

Course Lessons

Digital learning and working are now essential to progress for both adults and children. Parents are struggling to think in new ways about many everyday activities and that includes the use of screen time for kids.
Participants will be able to:
* Recognize what is important about what research does and doesn’t say about screen time for children
* Apply strategies to thoughtfully weigh the risks and benefits of screen time
* Identify a new way of thinking about how often and in what ways we interact with our devices
* Recognize signs that your child is struggling with digital addiction
* Recognize your role as a model for health behavior patterns
* Develop healthy new routines for interacting with technology

04.28.21 CHN Be Your Child’s Sleep Coach: Help Your Child Become a Great Sleeper

Lesson Details

Is your preschool or school age child keeping you up at night?
Does your child’s bedtime routine take hours?
Does your child make lots of extra requests after lights out?

If so, you are invited to the Become Your Child’s Sleep Coach workshop. You will learn how to help your child fall asleep independently at bedtime with a gentle and gradual approach that will help your child learn to fall asleep quickly and easily at bedtime (and stay in his or her own bed all night!) You will also learn how to manage those “call backs and curtain calls” that most children love to make after lights out!

Course Lessons

Is your preschool or school age child keeping you up at night?
Does your child’s bedtime routine take hours?
Does your child make lots of extra requests after lights out?

If so, you are invited to the Become Your Child’s Sleep Coach workshop. You will learn how to help your child fall asleep independently at bedtime with a gentle and gradual approach that will help your child learn to fall asleep quickly and easily at bedtime (and stay in his or her own bed all night!) You will also learn how to manage those “call backs and curtain calls” that most children love to make after lights out!

06.25.21 CVS Class Recording & Handout

Lesson Details

Now more than ever, screen time is a fact of life for parents and children. We will discuss use and over-use of technology used for schoolwork, socializing and leisure. We'll talk about the opportunities and challenges it presents to families during the new normal. Learn practical strategies parents and children can use to truly embrace this new digital frontier without fear and within reason. You will learn strategies to: 

  • Teach your children digital citizenship 
  • Develop an open conversation for the unpredictable 
  • Help your child develop a strong moral filter 
  • Support your child’s social life online and off 

Course Lessons

Now more than ever, screen time is a fact of life for parents and children. We will discuss use and over-use of technology used for schoolwork, socializing and leisure. We’ll talk about the opportunities and challenges it presents to families during the new normal. Learn practical strategies parents and children can use to truly embrace this new digital frontier without fear and within reason. You will learn strategies to: 

  • Teach your children digital citizenship 
  • Develop an open conversation for the unpredictable 
  • Help your child develop a strong moral filter 
  • Support your child’s social life online and off 

06.16.21 CVS Class Recording & Handout

Lesson Details

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. 

Course Lessons

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. 

5.20.21 CVS Class Recording & Handout

Lesson Details

In this roundtable about "Little Kids, Big Emotions," we will explore the reasons young children up to 5 years old react strongly and have meltdowns – sometimes it’s predictable but other times, it’s just not! You will have a chance to ask questions, share your ideas and hear from other parents as well as Peace At Home teachers. Our conversation will include:
• Ways to prevent children's feelings of overwhelm
• What to do when big feelings overwhelm your young child
• How to gradually help your child cope with disappointment and frustration

If you have time you may want to view the following classes in advance of our conversation:

*Taming Tantrums: Recognize Triggers and Plan Ahead
*Positive Discipline for Toddlers and Preschoolers
*Technology and Young Children: How Much is Too Much?
*Sibling Connections: Help Young Children Connect in Positive
Ways

Course Lessons

In this roundtable about “Little Kids, Big Emotions,” we will explore the reasons young children up to 5 years old react strongly and have meltdowns – sometimes it’s predictable but other times, it’s just not! You will have a chance to ask questions, share your ideas and hear from other parents as well as Peace At Home teachers. Our conversation will include:
• Ways to prevent children’s feelings of overwhelm
• What to do when big feelings overwhelm your young child
• How to gradually help your child cope with disappointment and frustration

If you have time you may want to view the following classes in advance of our conversation:

*Taming Tantrums: Recognize Triggers and Plan Ahead
*Positive Discipline for Toddlers and Preschoolers
*Technology and Young Children: How Much is Too Much?
*Sibling Connections: Help Young Children Connect in Positive
Ways