Workshops

  – Parenting Children Ages 1 to 5 Perfect for new parents and early childhood staff training LEARN New Techniques:

  • Discipline methods that really work
  • How to prevent tantrums
  • How to make rules that your child will follow
  • Routines that make life easier
  • The best ways to childproof your home
  • How to care for your child at different stages
  • Great ways to take care of yourself!
  • More…

 

ACTIVE PARENTING NOW   – Parenting Children Ages 5 to 12 Helps parent raise responsible children who are able to resist negative peer pressure

  • What Our Kids Will Need to Succeed
  • Styles of Parenting
  • How to Handle Problems
  • Giving Choices w/Boundaries
  • Five Steps to Active Communication
  • Responsibility and Effective Discipline
  • Why Kids Misbehave
  • Logical Consequences
  • Building Courage, Character, & Self-Esteem
  • More…

 

ACTIVE PARENTING of TEENS   – Parenting Youth Ages Pre-teen to 18 LEARN New Techniques: Discuss technology, the latest in teen drug use prevention, sexuality, teen bullying, and violence.

  • Tough Century for Teens
  • Your Parent Teen Relationship
  • Qualities of Character Important for Teens
  • Giving Choices w/Boundaries
  • Ethnic Identity Development
  • Winning Cooperation
  • Building Courage, Character, & Self-Esteem
  • Effective Discipline & Problem Handling Model
  • Understanding Teen Behavior & Five Goals of Teen Behavior
  • Ten Strategies to Prevent High Risk Behavior
  • Drugs, Sexuality & Violence
  • Identify and Confront High-Risk Behavior
  • More…

 

ACTIVE PARENTING of Stepfamilies – Workshop will teach the skills to build a successful stepfamily.

  • Stepfamily Living: A Different Parenting Challenge
  • What Makes Stepfamilies Different?
  • Finding Your Way: Stepfamily Communication & Problem Solving
  • Tale of Two Histories: Turning Differences into Opportunities
  • The Challenge of Discipline
  • Dealing with Discipline Between Two Households
  • From Anger & Power Struggles to Courage & Self-Esteem
  • Marriage Enrichment Activities
  • Much more

 

Through this workshop parents will learn to create positive co-parenting relationships.  Sessions will address likely areas of conflict, and offer possible solutions that keep parents centered on what they can both agree on:  the happiness and well-being of their children…

  • Child Focused
  • Children Love Both Parents
  • Letting Go
  • New Ways to Communicate
  • Create a New Relationship as Co-Parents

  

 For MEN ONLY workshop that is perfect for providing fathers the information, skills and support they want to be great fathers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.   

 Topics Covered in 24/7 Dad® AM:

  • Family History
  • What it Means to Be a Man
  • Showing and Handling Feelings
  • Men’s Health
  • Communication
  • The Father’s Role
  • Discipline
  • Children’s Growth
  • Getting Involved with your Child(ren)
  • Working with Mom & Co-Parenting
  • Fathering and the 24/7 Dad
  • Boyhood to Manhood
  • Dealing with Anger
  • Knowing Myself (Self-Worth)
  • Family Ties
  • Sex, Love, Relationships
  • Power and Control
  • Competition and Fathering

 

The Change Workshop is a prevention/intervention workshop designed for youth who are participating in high-risk behavior.  It includes topics and tools for overcoming resistance and guiding the process of individual change and confidence to make a change. Workshop sessions allow participants to explore specific choices faced by many in similar situations, in a non-threatening third person manner.  Discussion topics include:

  • How Important is it to You to Change?
  • Choices
  • You Can’t Change Me
  • What’s Been Getting You in Trouble? (Choices and Changes)
  • What Does Your Future Look Like? (Choices and Changes)
  • Friends and Peers
  • Retaliation
  • Who Is Making Your Choices?
  • Where Are Your Old Friends Today?
  • Criminal Values (Gang Involvement)
  • Dealing with Disrespect (Gang Involvement)
  • Respect (Gang Involvement)
  • Loyalty (Gang Involvement)
  • Your Story
  • More…

  

Family Money Skills Know & Grow is a financial wellness workshop designed for adults and teens.  The workshop will examine attitudes toward spending, saving, incurring debt, and taking financial risks.  Discuss financial pitfalls such as predatory lending, bankruptcy, use of credit, and the most common financial mistakes.  Benefits will be realized with increase in savings and improved credit ratings.

  • Money & You
  • Understanding Financial Pitfalls
  • Bankruptcy
  • Understanding Credit
  • Basic Banking
  • Savings Strategies
  • Designing a Budget/Spending Plan
  • Budgeting & Income
  • Understanding Insurance
  • Saving for your Car/Home
  • Establishing Goals
  • More…