Online Responsive Parenting Course held via Zoom
Run over 6 Sunday evenings 7.30-9pm
Sunday September 11th, 18th, 25th and October 2nd, 9th, 16th.
Palmerston North Parents Centre’s Responsive Parenting Course is designed to encourage, support and equip families with positive, non-punitive strategies for the parenting journey. The course comprises six workshops based on international research and best practice in the area of gentle parenting.
Workshop 1: Introduction to responsive parenting. This workshop looks at parenting in today's society, different parenting styles and your families values and goals
Workshop 2 : Development and expectations. Explores brain and social/emotional development of young children and appropriate expectations for your child/children
Workshop 3: Connecting with your kids. Understand the importance of secure attachment and strategies for building strong, positive relationships with your children.
Workshop 4 : Behaviour and discipline. Understanding what drives behaviour and the differences between discipline and punishment.
Workshop 5 : Effective Boundaries. Learn how to implement effective boundaries using empathy and other supportive strategies learnt throughout the course
Workshop 6 : Communication and guidance. Learning to guide your child using effective communication strategies including active listening, problem-solving and “I” statements.
Cost $20 per person or $35 per couple