As the expression goes, “Parenting does not come with a handbook.” Parenting Class will provide the tools and teach you the knowledge to raise your child into a healthy, happy, confident, compassionate, and responsible individual. You will learn ways of how to effectively interact, listen, talk, discipline (by using nonviolent techniques), encourage, and strengthen your relationship with them.
- Intensive Parenting: Intensive Parenting is a 10-week class that uses the Love and Logic Parent Training Curriculum. This approach to parenting provides the skills, education, and training necessary to build a strong relationship with your child without overstepping boundaries that can breach a healthy parent-child connection. Through encouraging, effective, and empowering ways, parents learn how to teach responsibility, integrity, respect, and self-esteem to the child without losing their trust and love along the way. Parents and Co Parents will learn how to help their child learn from mistakes instead of repeating them, stay calm during upsetting or argumentative interactions with them, avoid enabling the child, and maintaining healthy communication that encourages instead of breaches trust.
- Coping with Crying (Shaken Baby): The Coping With Crying Class is designed to help parents face the challenge of a crying baby and to learn techniques and coping mechanisms to help keep calm and avoid an accidental life-threatening reaction. This is a 1-3 hour class and is based around the National Shaken Baby curriculum and videos. There is testing to follow after the class.
- Teen Anger Management: Dealing with an angry teenager is not easy. Anger is a normal and sometimes a necessary emotion. It is when it interferes with school, family, and social life that it becomes a problem. Teens in today’s world have people watching them closer and more in-depth then ever, they have such pressure to fit in and do things right the first time. This is impossible not to get frustrated and angry, even become anxious and depressed at times.
It is important to keep in mind as well, that the psychological and emotional turmoil of the teen years is fueled by puberty (hormones) that create intense roller coaster emotions and cause teenagers to have an extremely short fuse.
Today we see so many angry teens and this is why we have to come up with strategies to help us help them. Most of us have heard of Anger Management classes, well now there are Anger Management Classes for Teenagers. This is to teach them tools that they can use to defuse the anger and deal with it in a healthy manner.
This is where we can offer them tools in life to help develop a healthy balance. So when things become intense they know how to handle it in a healthy balanced manner.