Workshops for parents of adolescents

  • Workshops for parents of adolescents
    • Parenting styles
      • Understanding the various parenting styles and the effect of each.
      • This allows you to pick the elements of each style that you find suitable for your child and make your own individualized style for your family.
    • Learning styles
      • Each child learns differently – some learn by reading, some by doing, some by listening.
      • Understanding the various learning styles – how to recognize your child’s learning style (how they learn best)
      • How to design activities to teach your child in everyday life.
    • Maintaining a relationship with your adolescent
      • Adolescence can be challenging, not just for your children but also for you as parents. It is the age of a lot of change – physically, emotionally and mentally.
      • How to cope with the changing expectations of your adolescent?
      • How to continue a healthy relationship with your adolescent while also creating healthy boundaries with them.
    • Substance abuse prevention
      • Adolescence is the age where risk taking behaviour is at a high. Peer pressure is also a huge driving force in this age.
      • Understanding the effect of using substances and how to prevent it
    • Creating structures, setting boundaries and limits
      • We all want our children to be independent, but we fear letting our children be. We constantly want to protect them. How much freedom is okay, how much leverage is okay?
      • Understanding how to create age appropriate boundaries – emotionally and physically for optimum development of your child.
    • Dealing with their emerging sexuality
      • What is sexuality?
      • Understanding the importance of sex education
      • How to give age appropriate sex education
      • How to answer questions when your children catch you off guard