Active Parenting of Teens
This interactive program provides parents with the skills needed to use effective discipline, teach responsibility, and communicate with their teens. Additionally, it shows parents how to handle sensitive issues such as drugs, sexuality, and violence.
Our program is broken into seven sessions. Each session is conducted on zoom, so you can learn and participate from the convenience of your home! Please see below for dates, times and topics of discussion. Program facilitated by Anthony Ferrandino, LCSW, CASAC and Carla Trigo, CRPT-P.
*Space is limited to 10 parents. If this program is full, please add your information to our waitlist so you’ll be first in line for our next program!
Tuesday, Sep 29, 202 from 7:00-9:00PM – SESSION I: The Active Parent
- Teens today
- Styles of parenting
- Control vs. influence
- Mutual respect
- The method of choice
Tuesday, Oct 6, 2020 from 7:00-9:00PM – SESSION II: Winning Cooperation
- Who owns the problem?
- Active communication with teens
- The key of encouragement
Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020 from 7:00-9:00PM – SESSION III: Responsibility & Discipline
- Logical consequences and more
- Problem-solving with FLAC
Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020 from 7:00-9:00PM – SESSION IV: Building Courage, Redirecting Misbehavior
- The Think-Feel-Do Cycle
- Courage and self-esteem
- Five goals of teen behavior
- Eliminating power struggles
Tuesday, Oct 27, 2020 from 7:00-9:00PM – SESSION V: Drugs, Sexuality, & Violence
- Reducing the risks
- Overview of the issues
- Prevention strategies 1-4 (focus on sexuality)
Tuesday, Nov 3, 2020 from 7:00-9:00PM – SESSION VI: Drugs, Sexuality, & Violence (continued)
- Prevention strategies 5-10 (focus on alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs)
Tuesday, Nov 10, 2020 from 7:00-9:00PM – SESSION VII: Q&A and celebration!