Engaging Adolescents - Parenting skills for resolving teenage behaviour problems. $180pp or $320 for 2.

Held over 2 X 2.5 hr sessions
$180.00 incl. GST

Description

The structure of this course provides parents with a model for working out what behaviour needs to be ignored, how to coach teenagers to consider the consequences of their actions and to hold difficult conversations when agreements are breached. A practical ‘how-to’ guide for parents.

  • Understanding adolescents: a time of reconstructions, redeveloping social landscapes, brain snaps and body make-overs
  • Understanding your job as parent/carer of a teenager – observer, advisor, negotiator, director
  • A three-option model for decision making….a ‘drop down’ menu for parents
  • Working out how NOT to respond in tricky emotional encounters
  • Building your relationship with your teenager
  • How to hold difficult conversations more successfully when discussing issues such as phone use, sibling conflict, disrespect, truancy, going out, school work, helping out at home…and much more.

Discounts

$180 pp or $320 for 2 registrations.