Middle School

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Effective Parenting of Teens

This class provides parents with the skills to improve family communication while reducing family conflicts and teens’ negative behaviors and attitudes. You’ll learn positive ways to relate to your teen by increasing your knowledge of the developmental needs of adolescents, thereby better understanding their behavior. Increase your abilities in communication, supervision, conflict resolution and positive discipline, while enjoying the support of other parents experiencing similar issues. Usually offered as 6 or 8 sessions over 6 – 8 weeks. Available in English. LEARN MORE>>

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How To Talk So Teens Will Listen™

Communication and problem-solving skills based on the books How to Talk So Teens Will Listen and Listen So Teens Will Talk, How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk and Liberated Parents, Liberated Children by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish. Group discussion, role play, workbook on these topics: Acknowledging Feelings; Engaging Cooperation; Alternatives to Punishment; Problem Solving; Skills for Teens; Talking about Sex and Drugs.  LEARN MORE>>

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Living With Your Middle Schooler

What makes middle schoolers tick? How can you help your child develop responsibility, stay engaged in school and weather the social turmoil of these years? The program uses presentation, discussion and activity. Usually offered as 6 sessions over 6 weeks. Taught in English. LEARN MORE >>
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Parent Café

Workshops for parents of pre-teens and teens. Based on Guiding Good Choices and Staying Connected With Your Teen, two research-based curriculums. Includes parenting textbook and may include a light meal. Length varies, taught as 4 to 8 week series. LEARN MORE >>

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The Incredible Years  –  School Age

Build a more cooperative relationship with your child. Learn how to make clear family rules. Prevent behavior problems and learn how to deal with any problems your child has already. Help your child get along with friends and do better in school. Watch video clips to see good and bad ways for parents to act with their children. Learn new ideas and have time to share with other parents. Usually offered as 10 sessions over 10 weeks. Available in English and Spanish. LEARN MORE >>
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