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Parenting Education Program – Expectations and Reinforcement
April 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm$100
PEP: Parenting Education Program at Marvelous Minds is excited to announce the 2022 PEP Talk Series
Join parenting expert, Dr. Kymberly Larson and child/adolescent therapist, Caitlin Joycesmith, MSW, in a 4-part series dedicated to improving family relationships and learning skills/strategies for positive parenting practices.
Part informative lecture, part skills-based group work; each session will give you the opportunity to chat with our parenting specialists about your specific questions as well as learn from other parents. Each session builds upon previous content, so it is recommended to attend the entire series. We understand how busy life can be, so you may sign up for as few as one 90-minute session. Cost per session is $100. Pay in advance for all 4 sessions and receive our early-bird discount of $375! Bring a second caregiver for the same child/children for only $20 additional per session. Cost includes all materials.
Program Dates: April 6, 13, 20, 27; 6:30-8pm
April 6, 13, 20, 27; 6:30-8pm
April 6 – Week 1: Parenting 101!
You will learn (or review) the basics of parenting: We will help with defining your family values, determining your parenting style(s), getting on the same page with key caregivers, and ensuring consistency and follow-through on your established family culture!
April 13 – Week 2: Expectations and Reinforcement!
Identify your house rules and learn how to effectively establish and communicate your expectations to your kids. We will discuss the concept and application of consequences (as both positive and negative reinforcements) and how to use value-based reward and punishment effectively to support your family’s goals.
April 20 – Week 3: Running a Smooth Household!
Apply best practices with executive function tools and strategies to keep your family organized and on-time. With a special focus on your morning and bedtime routines, learn how to build, convey, and implement structure to allow for more ease and fun each day!
April 27 – Week 4: Setting Them Up For Success!
From models of health, wellness, and psychology, you’ll learn effective approaches to ensure your child is set for success. Key topics include building healthy relationships with your children, sleep, nutrition, movement, and screen time.