Session A: Parents of Teens Support Group Facilitator: Amy Lofton A parent networking group available each week to discuss topics around parenting teenagers.
Dates: Every Other Thursday 1pm-2pm (starting March 15th) Location: El Dorado YMCA - 300 N. Main, El Dorado, KS 67042 Cost: Free, Please let us know if childcare is needed
Session B: Parenting the Love and Logic Way™ Facilitators: Debra Garcia & Kay Moore A six session parenting program designed by the Love and Logic Institute. Learn how to: Avoid un-winnable power-struggles and arguments Stay calm when your kids do incredibly upsetting things Set enforceable limits Avoid enabling and begin empowering Help your kids learn from mistakes rather than repeating them aise kids who are family members rather than dictators And much more!
Dates: May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7th (Thursdays) Time: 6PM – 8PM Location: El Dorado YMCA – 300 N. Main, El Dorado, KS 67042 Cost: Free, Free Childcare, Sandwiches and Light Snacks Provided
Session C: The Incredible Years: Preschool Basic Series Facilitator: Beth Christensen, LCMFT A multi-session parenting program developed by Carolyn Webster-Stratton, PH.D.
Parents learn how to: Develop a positive relationship with children thorough special time together Increase coaching skills, praise and positive feedback to children Use tangible rewards, incentives and celebrations Practice effective limit-setting, ignoring misbehavior, use of logical consequences, redirection, problem-solving and empathy skills. How to set predictable routines Use time out to calm down, practice and teach emotion regulation and cope with peer problems Increase family support networks and parents’ involvement with schools
Dates: BEGINS May 7, 2018 and runs consecutive Monday evenings for 14 sessions Time: 6pm-8pm Location: Hope Community Church - 1831 E 21st St., Andover, KS 67002 Cost: Free, Free Childcare, Dinner Provided