Parenting Education incorporates current practices in delivering parenting skill development and support. Through the development and implementation of over thirty workshops, parents receive information presented in an engaging and non-threatening manner. Parenting education programs include:
Parent Tawk Parties are informal get-togethers where you and your friends meet with a facilitator and discuss any aspect of parenting that you want to. Tawks offer parent support, connection, networking, and learning new skills while sharpeninig old ones. Invite friends, your home or mine. Up to two hours of adult peer contact!
What is Love and Logic?
LOVE allows children to grow through their mistakes.
LOGIC allows them to learn from the consequences of their choices.
Why does it work?
Uses humor, hope, and empathy to build up the adult/child relationship.
Emphasizes respect and dignity for both children and adults.
Provides real limits in a loving way.
Teaches consequences and healthy decision-making.
The basic principles of Love and Logic are:
Build the Self Concept.
Share the control or decision-making.
Offer empathy, then consequences.
Share the thinking and problem-solving.
Families in Transition: Separation and Divorce
This 8 hour course is a road map through the tumultuous waters of family changes. Do's and Don't's and the impact of these transitions on children are explored. Strategies for parenting and problem solving are offered.
Playing with Style©:
This 3 hour or two part series examines how our type influences how we play. Identifying and nurturing what is fun to each temperament increases a sense of camaraderie and compatibility in relationships. This workshop (re)introduces participants to the MBTI™ and how to use its language to identify play types.
Parenting With Style©:
By applying the Myers Briggs Type Inventory, the internationally acclaimed personality type assessment which indicates one’s preferences for likes and dislikes, we narrow down the parent’s unique personality styles and use this information to more effectively parent their children. This approach helps participants to understand and use their strengths with their families.
RRAP Reinforcing Recovery and Parenting:
This support group studies and uses the Becoming a Love and Logic Parent© by Jim Fay and Foster W. Cline, MD curriculum as well as the Twelve Steps of Al-Anon and Alcoholics Anonymous as they apply to being a parent in a recovery process. Information on child development, parenting stages, and the program of recovery are offered. Anonymity of group members is assured.