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Parenting Workshop Topics
 

Parenting Workshop Topic List

Common Children’s Issues

  • Potty Training
  • Mealtimes and Picky Eaters
  • Sleep Issues
  • Aggression
  • Aggression in Girls
  • Competition
  • Stress: Risk and Resilience
  • Overscheduling
  • Honesty
  • Respect
  • Role of Fathers
  • Sibling Rivalry
  • Birth Order
  • Introducing a New Baby
  • Perfectionism
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Fears
  • TV and technology
  • Understanding Death

 

Education Issues

  • Choosing a Preschool     
  • Parental Involvement
  • Communicating with Parents/Conferences
  • Reading with Children
  • Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligence
  • Managing Transitions
  • Observing and Recording Behavior
  • Pre-reading and Pre-writing
  • Pre-math and Pre-science
  • Academic Motivation
  • Kindergarten Readiness
  • Managing Homework
  • Gifted Issues
  • Learning Through Play
  • Learning Disabilities and Special Education

General Development        

  • Language Development                                                  
  • Scaffolding and Private Speech
  • Cognitive Development
  • Motivation
  • Emotional Development
  • Social Development
  • Motor Development
  • Sexual Development
  • Temperament
  • Attachment
  • Boys v. Girls
  • Self-Esteem

 

Discipline

  • Role of Emotions
  • The Steps (2 hours)
  • Proactive Techniques (60 or 90 minutes)
  • Positive Intent and Praise
  • Offering Choices and Style
  • Consequences
  • Setting Boundaries and Power Struggles
  • Tantrums, Whining, Backtalk
  • The Use of Rewards and Power Assertive
  • Time-Out and 1-2-3 Magic

 

Play

  • Floortime
  • Power of Play
  • Toys
  • Playrooms

 

Other Issues

  • Divorce
  • Gay and Lesbian Parenting
  • Empathy, Guilt and Forgiveness
  • Travel
  • Music/Art/Sports
  • Grandparenting
  • Money and Allowance
  • Overindulgence
  • Teaching Personal Safety
  • Dealing with Bullies