Parent Workshops

These workshops are geared toward a specific parenting topic and takes place over a number of sessions. Parents will be supported in private sessions that will allow for an in-depth look at how to implement practical strategies that will lead to transformative changes. Participants will receive a Letter of Participation upon the completion of a workshop which is recognized by Family Court Ontario.

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

This workshop is based on the popular parenting book “How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk” by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish. This course will teach participants how to listen to, and understand your child’s concerns, how to encourage cooperation without nagging, find alternatives to punishment and help children to develop a positive self-image.

Positive Discipline

Based on Jane Nelsen’s famous book “Positive Discipline”. The classic guide to helping children develop self-discipline, responsibility, cooperation and problem-solving skills. According to Jane Nelsen the key to Positive Discipline is not punishment, but mutual respect. This workshop will teach you how to be firm and kind so that children can learn how to be cooperative and become self-reliant.

Parenting Teenagers

The “Systematic Training for Effective Parenting: Parenting Teenagers” helps parents find realistic, effective, and enjoyable ways to relate to the emerging young adults in their family. And it leads them toward the goal parents want most: a relationship based on equality that encourages both parents and teens to become the most they can become and to appreciate, respect and love one another.

Children: The Challenge

Based on the classic book “Children: The Challenge” by Dr. Rudolf Dreikurs. According to Dreikurs: What parents have to learn is how to become a match for their children, wise to their ways and capable of guiding them without letting them run wild or stifling them. As the child needs training, so do parents. This workshop outlines many of the basic principles for dealing with children.