Raising the Next Generation: a parenting workshop in East Van
Facilitated by Ishtar Beck, MA, RCC, CCC, CPF
[PART I] Introduction to Democratic Parenting, November 29, 7:00-8:45pm, Circus Play Cafe: Ishtar will talk about attachment, boundaries, and confidence (ABCs) for parents and children. The talk will be followed by a discussion and setting parenting goals for the new year. A six-class comprehensive workshop intended to accompany parents as they fulfill their parenting goals will begin in January 2018.
[PART II] Raising the Next Generation: January 10, 17, & 31, February 14 & 28, March 14, 2018, 7:00-8:45pm at Circus Play Cafe, 1650 East 12th Avenue (at Commercial), Vancouver, B.C.
This workshop guides parents in creating cooperation with their children, peace at home, and more joy in the family. As the term proceeds we will learn and apply methods of effective communication, firm discipline, and loving connection with our children. Based on the highly regarded S.T.E.P. program blended with attachment and mindfulness practices, this workshop comes with a warning:
Skills gained may result in greater confidence and connection for you and your kids!
Tuition: $249 per household, including GST. One or both parents, or persons in parental roles, may attend.
Registration: To register, please contact Ishtar to confirm the availability of your spot via phone or email. Cheque, cash, and e-transfer are accepted.
No parent will be turned away due to financial constraints. Please inquire directly with Ishtar; inquiries are kept confidential.
Raising the Next Generation takes place in an open, inclusive, non-judgmental environment that celebrates diversity, recognizing that East Van is home and safe haven to families of diverse shapes, forms, sizes, arrangements, gender identities, sexual orientations, cultural backgrounds, languages, religions, socio-economic levels, political ideologies, and relationship preferences. Anyone who is a parent or in a parental role is welcome in the class. We are all in this together, for the children.
FAQs about the workshop:
1) What is your parenting philosophy?
For a more detailed description of the S.T.E.P. and Positive Discipline approaches, here is a resource: http://www.lifematters.com/step.asp