For Parents

Workshops for Parents

Topic #1 Trust and Respect
Workshop Summary:
• How do we send message of trust & respect to others?
• Setting up the environment
• Changing our perspective
• Slowing Down, Processing, Giving Time
• What children will gain

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Topic #2 Just Discipline
Workshop Summary:
• Defining Discipline
• Determining your goals?
• Distinguish between different ways of disciplining – what works/what doesn’t work
• Setting up the environment
• Changing our perspective
• Slowing Down, Processing, Giving Time
• What children will gain

Topic #3: “We Don’t Play with Guns Here.”
Workshop Summary:
• We will talk about war, weapon and superhero play at the preschool age
• What if our children like to play with these ideas?
• Why do children like to play with these ideas?
• How to address children with this interest in mind?
• Will gun play lead to violent behavior in children?
• Learn the latest research on Gun Play in the classroom
• Learn how to approach children who want to do gun play
• What children will gain

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Other Topics we can offer:
We can tailor a program suited to the interest of the participant. This is a short list of some topics we have presented in the past: Separation, Time In/Time Out, Problem Solving, Limit Setting, Being Open to Frustration, Imaginative Play, Consistency and Follow Through, Unconditional Love and Acceptance, Praise vs. Acceptance, Art vs. Craft, Trash to Treasures.