Parenting

Resource Training & Solutions is committed to investing in the communities we serve. The Family Education Program helps people meet the challenges of parenthood. Resource provides many training options for families including day and evening sessions. Below is a list of the classes we will offer in 2017-18.

How to Put the Fun Back Into Parenting with Love & Logic

Attend this workshop to learn new techniques and be able to discuss new ideas with parents of similar aged children. Learn how to use simple communication techniques that are effective with toddlers to teens. Avoid power struggles and guide your children to solve their own problems. Learn how to model and teach responsibility and respectful communication. Raise your children without raising the roof! 

The Power of EmpathyParenting the Love & Logic wayParenting the Love & Logic Way

Anxiety: A Family Affair

During this presentation, parents will learn how to differentiate between normal worry and problematic worry. Learn how to teach children strategies to reduce worried thoughts, feelings and behaviors including relaxation techniques and to prevent the avoidance trap (e.g. school refusal, bedtime refusal). Parents will learn parenting behaviors that buffer children from anxiety and how to avoid parenting strategies that promote fear.


Nurturing the Blended Family: A Different Family Challenge

Participants in this workshop will gain a better understanding of:
• The developmental stages of families
• What children need in blended families
• Strategies for supporting parents and blended families
This workshop will include practical, commonsense information and strategies to help families in their new family structure.

January 25, 2018 1:30 - 3 p.m. or 7 - 9 p.m. ​Presented by Kristen Wheeler Highland, BA


Rage, Anger, and Aggression in Children and Adolescents: How to Understand and Calm the Angry Mind

This presentation will assist with understanding the spectrum of anger in children and adolescents, how anger impacts the brain and body system, and consider how anger and rage can occur and be supported in family systems.  During the presentation, you will learn tools on how to help children and adolescents reduce anger as their go-to response, and have intervention ideas for professionals, caregivers, and parents for when a child is angry.

March 20, 2018 7 - 9 p.m. Presented by Amber Morrighan, MA, LMFT
 

Raising Responsible, Respectful Children

Why is it so quiet around the house when work needs to be done? Do you ever think it would just be easier if you just did the work yourself? STOP! Don’t rob your children of significant, character building, and learning opportunities. Attend this class to learn:

  • Steps to getting resistant children to do work
  • What to do if a child refuses or forgets to do them
  • Why this work is so important for character development
  • The short and long term benefits of work for children
April 17, 2018 7 - 9 p.m. Presented by Peg Imholte & Anthony Farag