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Active Parenting of Teens is a newly revised program for parenting teens and 'tweens. This comprehensive, 15 hour/6 session course addresses today’s complicated day and age. Parents are provided with the specific tools needed to raise healthy teens in a tough culture. Using video clips, hands-on activities and group discussion, each session is packed with practical solutions to real life challenges.
- Winning cooperation and improving discipline skills
- Teens & technology (the Internet, social networking sites, etc.)
- Control versus influence
- Logical consequences for misbehavior
- Courage and self-esteem
- The latest in teen drug use (including prescription drugs); 9 strategies to reduce risks
- Teen bullying – hot to spot it, how to handle it
- Special stepfamily considerations
- How teen brain development affects teen behavior/decision making
- Updated teen sexuality issues
The class is limited in size to 15. Every parent who is raising a teen or tween can benefit from the information shared in the videos and discussions, and the encouragement and support that comes from being around other parents is often the best part of all! So whether parents are there for prevention or intervention purposes, they leave with the courage and confidence needed to raise a healthy teen.
Scholarships are currently available for Oldham County residents.
Please call to inquire! (502) 245-7154
15 hours of training plus The Active Parenting of Teens Parent's Guide (232 pp.) which contains the skills, activities, and at-home practice parents need to internalize what they learn, turning the class into a dynamic experience. The Guide is full of photos from the video and other charts and graphics to make the lessons come alive. Even better, parents will be able to refer to their Guide again and again as the teen years progress.
Active Parenting of Teens Parent's Guide Table of Contents:
The Active Parent
Styles of parenting
Control vs. influence
The method of choice
Who owns the problem?
Active communication with teens
The key of encouragement
Responsibility & Discipline
Logical consequences and more
Problem-solving with FLAC
The Think-Feel-Do Cycle
Courage and self-esteem
Five goals of teen behavior
Eliminating power struggles
Reducing the risks
Overview of the issues
Prevention strategies 1-4 (focus on sexuality)
|Prevention strategies 5-10
(focus on alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs)