January 9, 2020

5pm - 7pm

Weekly Sessions on Thursday

Last meeting: February 13th 


 A parent's guide to raising happy 
and successful children




Active Parenting will give you skills to achieve a fuller, more satisfying family life… and help your children achieve greater happiness and success. This course covers healthy styles of communication, behavior shaping, proactive and reactive ways to support the development in children, but the heart of the matter is the increased JOY you will experience as a family. Since 1983 over three million parents have learned from this dynamic, entertaining, and fun-filled video and discussion program—and now, so can you!

vSession 1      The Active Parent

                                            Styles of parenting

                                            Brain development in children

                                            The method of choice


vSession 2       Cooperation & Communication

                                              Who owns the problem?

                                              Active communication

                                              Feelings, empathy & problem-solving

vSession 3        Responsibility & Discipline

                                               Effective, non-violent discipline

                                               “I” messages

                                                Logical consequences

vSession 4         Building Courage & Self-Esteem

                                                The Think-Feel-Do Cycle

                                                The power of encouragement

vSession 5          Understanding & Redirecting Misbehavior

                                                 Why children misbehave

                                                 Eliminating power struggles

                                                 Handling anger

                                                 Problem-solving with FLAC

vSession 6           Active Parenting for School Success

                                                   7 Smart Things for School Success

6 session cost $30 total

All sessions at St. Luke's Lutheran Church

5633 E. Wardlow Road, Long Beach, CA 90808

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