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Parenting Education

The Process

You’ll begin with an 90-minute Initial Assessment & Consultation to identify problems and goals. We’ll discuss any help you’ve gotten so far, detail your personal strengths and weaknesses, and talk about what kind of support system you have in place currently. 

 

From here, we’ll determine how many (1-hour each week) sessions there will be total in which we’ll help you shift your mindset to focus on the needs of your child(ren). We have developed a robust curriculum backed by evidence-based research. We encourage you to keep a folder with all your work, and we’ll do regular exercises incorporating real examples from your life to help you internalize the information.

 

Through this work, we’ll uncover what sort of parenting style you currently have, what kind you want to have, and any issues that are arising.  We will assess your current relationship with your child(ren) and how this can be improved. The work is personalized to you and your family, and our goal is to empower parents with the best interests of your child(ren) being the top priority. 

 

Why It’s Beneficial

Many parenting educational offer a one-size-fits-all approach, but no one’s situation is the same. Our Parenting Education service allows you to work closely with an experienced professional to build a knowledge base that best serves the needs of your unique family. 

 

From here, you can take what you’ve learned and apply it on your own, or you can move further into consultation or coaching if you feel you need more hands-on support to implement your plans. We can help tailor a package that works best for you. 

 

Additionally, if you have an order from the court to attend parenting classes, this service will satisfy those requirements. 

Who You’ll Be Working With

 

Nikki provides this service. She is a Marriage and Family Therapy expert with a strong belief that the whole is so much more than the sum of its parts. She loves working with families because it allows her to identify systemic issues and help every member of the family come out better on the other side. She recognizes the amount of control parents have over the lives of their children, and how much better the world can be if we ensure that those kids are fully functioning, happy, and healthy. Parenting Education is a great first step towards healing any family wounds and moving forward together into a happy future. 

Further Reading 

This article breaks down the benefits of Parent Education and how education addresses issues to help make parenting easier and more enjoyable. It is an opportunity for parents to feel more confident and learn better strategies and skills.

The Center for Effective Parenting (CEP) have been written handouts for parents on a variety of topics.  They are divided into early childhood, school-aged children and parental involvement in education.

 

A list of 9 essential and effective parenting tips.

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