Discover Wise Parenting – wonderfully effective skills for bringing out the best in your teen.
6-week virtual class
We believe every teen has potential.
WEEK 1 – WHY IS MY TEEN SO COMPLICATED?
Discover why some teens are more complicated and how their emotions and behaviors can mask their potential. Discover how parents’ best intentions can unknowingly contribute to their teens’ distress. Learn about Wise Parenting.
WEEK 2 – BALANCE IN PARENTING
Discover strategies to cultivate balanced parenting, an essential ingredient for wise parenting. Create a plan for balanced parenting.
WEEK 3 – TEENS & EMOTIONS – HOW CAN PARENTS HELP?
Explore how emotions can benefit us and, if not managed properly, can sabotage us. Discover powerful strategies for cultivating connection with your teen while reducing their emotional distress.
WEEK 4 – CREATING POSITIVE CHANGE
Discover how parents can inadvertently interfere with their ability to promote positive change. Learn and practice effective skills for promoting positive change. Develop a plan for increasing skillful behavior and reducing unskillful behavior.
WEEK 5 – BECOMING EMOTIONALLY RESILIENT
Increase your ability to resist impulsive urges or automatic responses while in highly stressful environments. Learn skills for improving emotional resilience.
WEEK 6 – CULTIVATING HARMONIOUS RELATIONSHIPS
Identify specific strategies to cultivate more harmonious relationships. Create a plan to promote lasting, positive change.
We keep our classes small to ensure a robust learning experience for our parents.
Every class includes helpful information about teens, strategies for responding, and opportunities for discussion. We provide activity sheets to enhance the learning experience. Participants are encouraged to participate.