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Active Parenting for Stepfamilies
one-day Leader Training Workshop


This leader training workshop teaches you how to lead the much-needed Active Parenting for Stepfamilies video and discussion program. You’ll learn tips and techniques for leading parenting education courses in general, plus you’ll gain an understanding of the contents and principles of the program. This comprehensive workshop will teach you:

 
  • How to guide frustrated parents and stepparents to greater self-confidence
  • Concrete skills to build courage and self-esteem in children
  • How the “method of choice” can prevent power struggles
  • How different styles of parenting affect how a child reacts
  • How to set realistic expectations for the new family
  • How mutual respect can help parents avoid arguments with their children
  • The role of the stepparent
  • Ways to deal with differences in values and traditions
  • Powerful communication and negotiation skills to strengthen marriage and family
  • How to celebrate stepfamily successes

 


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Agenda

8:00 – 8:30am
  Registration
8:30 – 10:30am
  Session I: Stepfamily Living: A Different Challenge (model teaching)
10:30 – 10:45am
  Break
10:45 – 11:15am
  Session II: Finding Your Way: Stepfamily Communication
and Problem-Solving
11:15 – noon
  Session III: A Tale of Two Histories: Turning Differences into Opportunities
noon – 1:15pm
  Lunch on your own
1:15 – 2:00pm
  Session III (continued)
2:00 – 3:00pm
  Session IV: The Challenge of Discipline
arrow 3:00 – 3:15pm
  Break
arrow 3:15 – 3:35pm
  Program Implementation
arrow 3:35 – 4:15pm
  Session V: From Anger and Power Struggles to Courage and Self-esteem; and Session VI: Celebrating Stepfamily Successes (overview)
arrow 4:15 – 4:30pm
  Closing & Evaluations

Full-Day Workshop - Active Parenting for Stepfamilies

Price includes a Parent's Guide, seven hours of instruction, a Leader's Guide, a certification packet, 7 CE hours from NBCC (if needed), and refreshments. Bonus! Take 15% off the price of the program kit for your LTW when ordered at the same time as your registration.

Special offer: Register 3, get 1 free!