Effective parenting for young children (11 & under)
1. UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN
Temperament, stages of development and parental expectations
2. UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN’S BEHAVIOURS
Define misbehavior, why children misbehave and how to prevent it
3. RAISING SELF ESTEEM
Praise vs encouragement and how to raise self-esteem using the language of encouragement
4. LISTENING AND TALKING TO CHILDREN
How to listen so children talk and talk so children listen
5. HELPING CHILDREN LEARN TO COOPERATE
How to get things done by having children cooperate respectfully
6. DISCIPLINE FOR CHILDREN
Punishment vs discipline and strategies that work
7. EMOTIONAL AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
Tantrums and emotional development, social skills and how to develop them
Note: This course includes 7 workshops.
Effective parenting for teenagers (12+)
1- UNDERSTANDING TEENAGERS
Preparing for the whirlwind! Understanding the changes in teens and deciding on your parental goals for them.
2- UNDERSTANDING TEENAGE BEHAVIOUR
What is going on? Why do they act like they do? How can parents handle all the changes?
3- COMMUNICATION WITH TEENAGERS
Communication process, language of respect and MAMA technique.
4- BODY IMAGE AND RAISING SELF ESTEEM
Helping teenagers overcome all the influences that can have a negative impact in their lives. Using the BANK technique to raise teen’s self esteem.
5- COOPERATION AND PROBLEM SOLVING
Getting ready for the big launch. What do teenagers need? Guiding teens to make decisions.
6- MOVING FROM PASSENGER TO DRIVER
Releasing control and treating teens like young adults. Raising independent and responsible young adults.
Note: This course includes 6 workshops.
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Marie offers a variety of workshops to help parents.
Marie offers a variety of workshops to help teachers.
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Marie offers private sessions for parents. The sessions can be conducted in your office, home, online or elsewhere. Go ahead, this is for you.
Marie is a consultant and facilitator for Parenting Dialogue. She is also certified by The Dialogue Leadership Institute to help people achieve optimal outcome through dialogue. Marie helps people raise self-esteem, motivate others and communicate effectively.
Shitu is a qualified yoga instructor. Born and raised in India, Shitu was exposed to yoga at an early age, igniting a life-long passion for the discipline. Now a long-term Hong Kong resident, she teaches out of Discovery Bay. Using key elements of Hatha, Vinyasa and Yin yoga in her classes, Shitu focuses on mind (meditation) and breath (pranayama) as much as on the physical aspect of the practice (asana). With this mindful and holistic approach, she empowers her students to gain both physical and mental benefits from their practice and reach higher levels of fitness, calmness and balance in life.