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Power to Parent ||| : Common Challenges

8 weeks • 2.5 hours per session

What are the signs of a child in trouble?
How can you cultivate resilience in your child?

This course builds on the material in Power to Parent 1: The Vital Connection and Power to Parent II: Helping Children Grow Up.

Topics include:

  • The distinctives of the developmental approach
  • Recognizing the signs of a child in trouble
  • The signs of stuckness
  • The signs of a vulnerability too much to bear
  • The behavioural signs of a child in trouble
  • Understanding the roots of behaviour
  • The challenges of parenting a sensitive child
  • How to soften a child`s defenses
  • Why children need to become resilient
  • How to recover lost tears
  • Why it is important to take the lead as a parent
  • How we can make it safe for our child to depend on us
  • What discipline methods do not work when your child is stuck
  • Ways to compensate for the deficits and dysfunction of stuck kids
  • How to handle incidents
  • How to become the parent your child needs