Facilitated by Ishtar Beck, MA, RCC, CPF, with Deborah Buthmann, M.Sc.
Wednesday evenings: March 13, April 3 & 17, May 1, 15, & 22, June 5, 2019
7:00-8:45pm at Spade Coffee, 1858 Commercial Drive, Vancouver BC
This workshop guides parents of children ages 0-12 in creating more cooperation with their kids and greater joy in the family. In a 7-week program we will learn and apply methods of effective communication, firm discipline, and loving connection with our children. Based on the highly regarded STEP program blended with attachment and mindfulness practices, this workshop comes with a warning:
A sense of effectiveness and calm may emerge from the skills gained in the workshop. Dedicated practice will increase how confident and connected you feel in your parenting – and your kids will feel it too!
Tuition: $249 per household, including GST. One or both parents may attend.
Registration: To register, please contact Ishtar to confirm the availability of your spot via phone or email. A registration form will be sent to you in reply. Cheque, cash, and e-transfer are accepted.
Sliding scale spots may be available. No parent will be turned away due to financial constraints. Please inquire directly with the facilitator; 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 or educational role is welcome in the class.
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