Teaching Your Child Emotional Intelligence and Resilience
This course is designed to equip parents with the knowledge and tools that will aid them in fostering emotional intelligence and resilience in children. The central theme of this course is for parents to develop a better understanding of what emotional intelligence and resilience is and acquire the parenting skills that will help their children understand, manage and cope with their emotions effectively.
Parents will be able to understand emotional intelligence, its importance, and how it differs from other types of intelligence.
Parents will understand how emotional intelligence manifests itself and develops in children and youth (teenagers).
Parents will acquire an understanding of how children can develop a healthy level of emotional intelligence.
Parents will learn about effective ways they can teach children to understand and gain awareness of their own thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.
Parents will understand the role parents, care takers, and teachers play in fostering emotional intelligence and resilience in children.
Parents will learn specific parenting techniques and skills that promote emotional health and intelligence in children.
Parents will learn how to promote a healthy level of social-emotional development in children.
Parents will understand the ingredients that will help children develop resilience through difficult struggles and experiences.
Parents will gain the tools they need to help children discover their inner strengths and their abilities to regulate and cope with their emotions.
Parents will learn about the resources they can utilize to promote a healthy level of emotional intelligence and resilience in their children.
Positive Parenting 1, 2, 3
This program will provide you with three steps for effective parenting. Each of the three steps is distinct, manageable and extremely important and at the same time mutually interdependent. It involves controlling obnoxious behavior, encouraging good behavior and maintaining healthy relationships with your children.
At the completion of the program you will learn Effective Discipline for Children Ages 2-12:
How to avoid the two biggest discipline mistakes
How to get your kids to STOP doing what you don’t want them to do (arguing, whining, tantrums, sibling rivalry, etc.)
How to encourage your kids to START doing what you want them to do
How to avoid the Talk-Persuade-Argue-Yell-Hit Syndrome
How to handle misbehavior in public
How to deal with the Six Kinds of Testing and Manipulation
How to deal with more serious offenses
How to encourage children using 7 Start-Behavior Tactics
How to win homework battles and avoid nightly wars.
How to deal with bedtime and night-time waking
How to be a benevolent dictator at home
How to get started: The kickoff Conversation.
L.I.F.E. – A Comprehensive Course for Parents with Children who have Learning Disabilities
Our Living Independently Functioning Effectively (L.I.F.E.) workshop is created as the first step to overcoming the stigma attached to learning and social disorders. Although there is no cure for such maladies, through education and community involvement and support, a new level of acceptance can be found. Learning the appropriate communication skills, problem solving skills, and relationship building skills needed to interact with a child of special needs is an enlightening process that is sure to bridge the gap and create a successful environment for your child. This course is designed to provide parents the knowledge and tools they need to understand learning disabilities and how they affect the lives of their children. The central theme of this course is for parents to develop an improved awareness and understanding of how to effectively parent a child who has a learning disability, in order to promote their stability, emotional health, and life success.
Parents will be able to gain an understanding of what a learning disability is, the signs that indicate a learning disability is present, and the various types of learning disabilities that exist today.
Parents will acquire an understanding of how a learning disability affects their child’s social, personal, and educational life.
Parents will learn about how they can get the proper support to effectively evaluate their child as well as help him or her live functionally with his or her learning disability.
Parents will learn how to effectively communicate to their child that he or she has a learning disability
Parents will learn the tools to promote the life success of their children with learning disabilities.
Parents will gain a better understanding on how to effectively view and interact with their child who has a learning disability.
Parents will gain the skills they need to help them effectively cope and manage a life as the parent of a child with learning disabilities.
Parents will learn how to help their children who have learning disabilities overcome the challenges that come with transitioning into adolescence.
Parents will gain the knowledge and tools to help promote their child’s emotional well being.
Parents will gain insight as to the resources available to them as parents of children with learning disabilities.