Active Parenting, 4th Ed. (Parents of children ages 5-12)
Active Parenting gives you the skills to achieve a fuller family life, and help your children achieve greater happiness and success! This interactive program helps parents of children (ages 5 to 12) to raise responsible, cooperative children who are able to resist negative peer pressure and thrive.
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 Cat Juliano, LMSW (Project Coordiantor for NDATF) and Kimberly Lobasso.
*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!
Thursday, Oct 1, 2020 from 7:00-9:00PM – SESSION I: The Active Parent
- Styles of parenting
- Brain development in children
- The method of choice
Thursday, Oct 8, 2020 from 7:00-9:00PM – SESSION II: Cooperation & Communication
- Who owns the problem?
- Active communication
- Feelings, empathy & problem-solving
Thursday, Oct 15, 2020 from 7:00-9:00PM – SESSION III: Responsibility & Discipline
- Effective, non-violent discipline
- “I” messages
- Logical consequences
Thursday, Oct 22, 2020 from 7:00-9:00PM – SESSION IV: Building Courage & Self-Esteem
- The Think-Feel-Do Cycle
- The power of encouragement
Thursday, Oct 29, 2020 from 7:00-9:00PM – SESSION V: Understanding & Redirecting Misbehavior
- Why children misbehave
- Eliminating power struggles
- Handling anger
- Problem-solving with FLAC
Thursday, Nov 5, 2020 from 7:00-9:00PM – SESSION VI: Active Parenting for School Success
- 7 Smart Things for School Success
- Structuring homework time
- Tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs
- Family talks
Thursday, Nov 12, 2020 from 7:00-9:00PM – SESSION VII: Q&A and celebration!