This multimedia presentation is for counselors, psychologists, teachers, and marriage and family therapists who want to increase the success of their clients in raising emotionally and mentally stable children, ages zero to seven. This is an informative and engaging course that is research-based and provides real-life examples. You will learn how to teach your clients how to have an easier and less stressful parenting experience. This course is appropriate for mental health professionals at all levels.
Four expert speakers address the following topics:
- Secure parent-child attachment and bonding for emotional well-being, resilience, and vital brain development
- Different attachment styles that affect adult relationships later in life
- An easy-to-use discipline method
- A proven way to emotionally coach a child
- Understanding relationship problems that are caused by men and women experiencing the world differently, and how to resolve these problems
- Incorporating balance into lifestyles
- Ways technology affect a childs brain and how to utilize healthy strategies around technology
Michelle Jensen has a diverse background encompassing a variety of experience teaching, creating, and implementing programs from 1975 to 1978 for two Girls Clubs in Santa Barbara, CA, including serving as the Teen Director of the Goleta Valley Girls club. She was also the creator of the first Career Development program for teen girls at that club. She has worked extensively with communities to establish rapport and working relationships with service and business agencies who complement one another.
After her son was born in 1990, she produced and published a workbook on self-esteem called “Evolution of the Self,” by psychologist Dr. Clarise Blanchard. Through games and exercises, new parents and teachers can help to bring fresh consciousness to the childs spirit as they have much to teach us. Michelle also co-authored with Charlaine Froide “The Effective Guide to Parenting.”
After receiving her Masters Degree in Psychology with an emphasis on Parenting, she has worked extensively with parents in many areas, including Child Development, Grief/Loss, and Single Parenting issues. Through her experience and extensive research, she has determined that prevention is the key to helping many people.
Michelle started The Parent Resource Center, LLC in 2004 and has been counseling, creating parent programs, and helping parents with their personal growth issues ever since. The latest Parent Training is called “A Blueprint for Parenting Children ages 0 to 7”. This 2018 video is for parents as well as for counselors, marriage and family therapists, parent educators, and group facilitators.
As a Licensed Professional Counselor for over 30 years and Executive Director for Janus Youth Programs, Inc. since 1980, Dennis has developed many counselor and training programs, including: Basic Counseling Skills; Advanced Counseling Skills; Parents-In-Charge; Adult Odyssey (impact of race and gender on the therapeutic relationship); Relationships and Addiction; Men and Addiction; Boys will be Men; Male Gender Specific Treatment for Boys. In 2012 he released the Male Box DVD: A Journey into a Deeper Understanding of Boys and Men, a DVD designed for use in training counselors/teachers/mentors working with teenage boys and adult males as well as a male gender-specific group curriculum. His most recent DVD of parenting is included in the Parent Resource Center LLC training “A Blueprint for Parenting Children from 0 to 7.”
In 2009, Dennis was recognized by the University of Portlands Pamplin School of Business for Outstanding Contributions to the Division of Public Administration. As a working manager and a parent of eight adopted children, Dennis tends to focus on concrete strategies and techniques which can be directly applied for even the most complex organizational/human dynamics.
David Bones is a Parenting Educator and Mental Health Specialist who has worked with Non Profit agencies for the past 39 years. His work includes: Education Department Director of Planned Parenthood of Omaha/Council Bluffs; Mental Health Specialist at Eastside Counseling Center, Wenatchee Washington, Skills Trainer for Jackson County Mental Health; Parenting Educator for The Oregon Department of Health and Human Services; and he currently is the CEO of New Beginnings Parenting Enhancement Program, LLC.
Rod Magdaluyo is what youd affectionately call a computer nerd or technology geek. He got his first computer (a TI-994/A) in middle school, back before home PCs were even available. Things snowballed from that time forward. His love of technology let him to exercise his talents as a writer, a screenwriter, and then a filmmaker. This final phase of knowledge has let him into even more expertise of tech, such as cameras, lighting, film editing, and producing. In the meantime, he also is part owner of a small website design company, doing web and app design. These days you can find him running the lighting system at his church and keeping up with the evolving technology market.
Rod is a father of 3 girls, and has the challenge of trying to raise them in an ever more connected and digital society. He has written a guide book for parents called “Youre getting your first phone” to help parents teach their children about the risks, rewards, and responsibilities of cell phones.
Workshop Learning Objectives:
- Define how prevention of mental illness begins with the elimination of inferior parenting practices. Prevention rather than a band aid approach can be the new paradigm for healthy societies.
- Demonstrate how secure insecure attachment affects entire adult relationships.
- Apply healthy strategies around children technology and how to support the emotional health well being of a child.
- Demonstrate how men women experience the world of relationships very differently due to biological brain differences.
- Conceptualize how technology affects the brain of a child.
Total video webinar length: 5 hours. This webinar includes an exam which can be used to satisfy your state licensing requirements.
The video is purchased separately and can be purchased/viewed using this link: www.parentresourcectr.com/parent-empowerment-training-video-for-ce-credit/