KITM Parenting Class

Kids In The Middle Parenting Class

October 15 – December 10* | 5:30 PM | Virtual

*Excludes Thursday, November 26, 2020

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Join us at Kids In The Middle for our eight-session Parenting Class. The eight-week class is psychoeducational in nature and provides parents with resources and tools regarding a variety of areas including the following: self-regulation, typical development stages, how to communicate effectively with children, boundary setting, positive discipline techniques, and more. This class addresses these tough parenting topics while giving a unique perspective from a separation/divorce perspective.  

Kids In The Middle | 2650 S Hanley Rd. St. Louis, MO 63144

 

ATTENTION: At this time, the class is held remotely via Telehealth to protect the health and safety of our community. We will update everyone once the office re-opens, and at that time, the class will meet at KITM.

 

$25 per Session | $200 for all Eight Sessions

Register for the Parenting Class

In order to receive a certification of completion, all eight sessions must be completed.
Each session builds on the previous session.

Register for the Parenting Class

Session One | Self-Regulation & Self-Care
Explore the impact of stress in each area of life, the effect this can have overall, and coping skills/tools for effective management. Be better equipped to care for ourselves directly affects our ability to care for others.

 

Session Two | Typical Stages of Development
Take a look at typical child development, especially regarding the brain as well as how to effectively respond according to which portion of the brain is in use. We will also take a closer look at behaviors and the impact of temperament.

 

Session Three | Effective Communication Skills Part One
Focus on the components of strong/effective communication, how to model these skills for your children, tools & techniques, and overcoming obstacles to effectively communicating.

 

Session Four | Effective Communication Skills Part Two
Focus on the components of strong/effective communication, how to model these skills for your children, tools & techniques, and overcoming obstacles to effectively communicating.

 

Session Five | Establishing Age-Appropriate Boundaries
Establish and maintain age-appropriate boundaries, suggestions provided for managing boundary testing behaviors, and explore a closer look at appropriate information to share with your child.

 

Session Six | Positive Discipline
Dispel ineffective forms of discipline and generate helpful solutions for parents to effectively manage negative behaviors in children. Take a closer look is given to discipline according to a child’s age, temperament, etc.

 

Session Seven | Dealing with Grief of Separation/Divorce
Address the various grief responses that families of separation/divorce may experience and how to navigate through this. Take a look at managing one’s own feelings/emotions as well as supporting children as well.

 

Session Eight | Managing the Level of Conflict with Your Co-Parent
Explore the Co-parenting relationship and how to appropriately and effectively maintain the level of conflict in this relationship for the best interest of one’s children.

Register for the Parenting Class

For additional information, please contact Shannon Chervitz at schervitz@kitm.org
or
call 314-909-9922.