Workshops

I offer workshops and presentations on the topics listed below. Please contact me if you are interested.
If you are interested in any of those listed below, please contact me with the name of the workshop(s) and times that would work for you.
Workshop are generally 1 1/2 hours per session but could be adjusted to shorter or longer.
 If you have an existing group or several friends who are interested–I can tailor the workshops and times to meet your needs. I do not offer childcare but might be able to arrange for it–but this would probably involve extra expense

Email contactme@sharingstrengths.com

Or Phone 541-602-2254   

 WORKSHOPS

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HOW TO TALK SO KIDS WILL LISTENTM

Positive and practical skills based on the books How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk and Liberated Parents, Liberated Children both by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish. Most valuable for parents with children aged 3 and up, although those with younger children will find the ideas helpful. 
Group discussion, role play, workbook on these topics: Helping Children Deal with Their Feelings; Engaging Cooperation; Alternatives to Punishment; Encouraging Autonomy; Praise; Freeing Children from Roles

We will learn and practice skills and use them to problem-solve individual situations. Workbook required and included in registration fee.

Interested? Email contactme@sharingstrengths.com

Or Phone 541-602-2254    


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I’ve started an email discussion list. And a Facebook group. Currently these are for people who have read How To Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk. We’ll be sharing about our experiences with the skills described in the book

To join visit

Email Google Discussion group

Facebook group

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Temper Tantrums: Putting Out the Fire Safely & Effectively

Terrible two? Frustrated four? An older child who tantrums easily and frequently? Learn why tantrums happen, what parents and caregivers can do to cope with them, and prevention strategies for both adults and children.

Interested? Email contactme@sharingstrengths.com

or call 541-602-2254

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Raising Your Spirited Child

Is your child MORE—intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent, and energetic? Do you struggle with daily routines and transitions? Understanding your child’s temperament (and your own) will help both of you work together and thrive. Based on the book Raising Your Spirited Child  by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka.

Appropriate for any age. No child care provided.

Email contactme@sharingstrengths.com

Or Phone 541-602-2254   

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SIBLINGS WITHOUT RIVALRYTM

Expecting another child? Have more than one child? Learn and practice skills to reduce family friction, treat children fairly while meeting individual needs, and promote an atmosphere of cooperation.  Based on the book by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish. Topics: Helping siblings deal with their feelings about each other; Keeping children separate and unequal; Siblings in roles; When the kids fight; Problem solving.

We will learn and practice skills and use them to problem-solve individual situations. Workbook required

Interested?  Email me at contactme@sharingstrengths.com

Phone 541-602-2254

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WHAT’S MY JOB NOW? Parenting preteens and young teenagers

It’s easier and it’s harder. It can be confusing now that your child is older. Explore those changes and challenges and learn strategies for determining when you support, when you let go, and when you step in.

Interested? Email contactme@sharingstrengths.com

or call 541-602-2254

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WHO TAKES ARE OF ME?

Self-care, stress management, communication, and other skills for new and not so new parents. Focuses on the needs of parents to maintain healthy relationships with other family members (spouse/partner, parents, siblings, etc.) while actively parenting their children.

 

Interested?  Email me at contactme@sharingstrengths.com

or call 541-602-2254

 

For other Corvallis area parenting workshops, classes and resources visit

Parenting Success Network 


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