Effective Parenting Strategies Text-based Home Course (3 CE) - Printed Version

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Some parents want to provide their children with the discipline, structure and autonomy to grow, but lack the knowledge or skills required. Parents may resort to inappropriate measures, either too permissive or running the risk of abuse. This course describes some general parenting styles which tend to describe in broad terms four styles of parenting. It also reviews changing parental demands as children grow. A wide variety of tools are described to promote effective parenting, particularly the positive ways to encourage, praise and model desired behavior. It also describes the issues and effective interventions for parenting challenges related to special needs children.

Authors: Kristen Hudson, M.A., LMFT, Nancy Klein, M.A., LMFT, Pam Sirota, Psy.D., LMFT, Jazmin Zame, M.S.W., LCSW

Target Audience: Introductory and Intermediate; LMFTs, Social Workers, LPCCs, Nurses, Substance Abuse Counselors, and mental health clinicians.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify, address and treat the parenting style(s) in a client and family.
  2. Educate clients about the developmental needs of a child and how adjustments in parenting can be made.
  3. Observe the presenting issues and intervene with appropriate tools for the family (e.g., appropriate discipline, reflective listening skills, praise and effective ignoring).
  4. Integrate general parenting education and support with specific guidance for parents of children with special needs.

Advantages of taking Gerry Grossman Seminars at-home CE courses:

  • Online courses offer the post-test online for instant course completion.
  • You can repeat the post-test if you don't pass.
  • Online courses are available to you immediately after purchase.
  • California LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs canĀ fulfill 100% of their CE hours online.
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