We are available to present the workshops below at our center or at your school, office, or religious institution. If there is another topic you are interested in, we may be able to create a customized workshop for you. To discuss this further, please contact us at (312) 566-8536.
When it comes to parenting, one size does not fit all. Some parenting choices may work well with one child but are ineffective with another. Some parents may bond more easily with one child than another. Each child has a unique temperament and therefore different emotional needs. Temperament refers to someone’s natural disposition and way of responding to the world. This workshop focuses on the role temperament plays in strengthening parent-child relationships.
Learn how to:
Do you wish that you had better communication with your children? Do you get tired of hearing, “You never listen to me,” or “You don’t understand?” Do you feel unheard and unappreciated? This workshop focuses on how to increase the frequency and quality of communication with your children.
Learn how to:
Do you find yourself frustrated with your child’s behavior and the negative patterns that have developed? Do you want to have more enjoyable moments with your child? Then sign up for our effective parenting workshop that utilizes the Barkley Protocol to teach parents behavioral strategies to promote cooperation and positive interactions.
In a supportive environment with other parents, learn how to:
Gottman Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work is a scientifically based workshop designed to help couples strengthen their relationships and enhance their connections. The techniques taught are effective for couples in any type of committed relationship. In this educational and fun workshop, you will learn the research behind the program and tools to help you and your partner:
This workshop is not appropriate for couples with:
What the workshop is not:
Bringing Baby Home is an educational program for pregnant couples and families with infants or toddlers. The goal of the program is to improve the quality of life for babies and children by strengthening the parental relationship. This program was developed from research demonstrating that when couples become parents, there is a significant decrease in their relationship satisfaction. This can have a profound negative effect on the couples’ infants and toddlers.
The Bringing Baby Home Program was developed to support families during this challenging, transitional time. Couples who have participated in the program experience:
This workshop is designed to teach parents how to: