Positive Parenting - Dealing with Power Struggles
What you'll learn
- Understand why kids misbehave
- Identify a power struggle vs. other types of misbehavior
- Effectively stop a power struggle with a child using one of the eight ways you will learn to get out of power struggles
- Choose any of eleven ways you will learn to prevent future power struggles
- Use the most important tool a parent has to prevent all types of misbehavior in your kids, including power struggles
- Everything you need is contained in this course. You just need a child or a childish adult to practice!
Are you here to learn from an expert? Debbie Godfrey has 24 years of experience working with thousands of parents of kids of all ages, from toddlers to teenagers. She has been teaching parents full time for over 22 years through her business, Positive Parenting. Debbie is known for her humor and compassion working with concerned parents. She also quickly gets to the reason your kids are misbehaving and knows exactly what you can do about it! In this course, you will learn about Power Struggles.
Here is what a few participants had to say about this video class series:
"I was able to start using knowledge as soon as my son came home from preschool and we had the best night we've had in a long time."
"First class information on a crucial topic. Very helpful for parenting little or older kids..."
"Good advice and tips how to actually resolve the situation."
"Very helpful...new points of view.... I think about our relationships with my son...I learned a lot about preventing power struggling .... thank you so much..."
In this fun and engaging course you will learn:
- What we do that makes us be ineffective, lose our child’s respect, and have them tune us out
- Questions to ask yourself in the midst of a power struggle that work like magic
- The cure for “parent deafness” in children
- Ways to develop self-motivation
- How to minimize the hassles, tantrums, and tears
- An approach to feel calmer and experience more joy in parenting
These videos are fun demonstrations -- NOT boring lectures. You will learn through these exercises how to respond when a child is screaming for a cookie or a toddler won't stay in bed. Also includes solutions on how to get your child to take out the trash (without having to ask), and other real-life examples of your common power struggles.
Who this course is for:
- Parents expecting or having children of any age, from toddlers to teens
- Step-parents, Grandparents, Aunts and Uncles, Nannies, Babysitters
- Teachers, Counselors, Nurses, Social Workers, or anyone who interacts with children
Hello, welcome to my Udemy Biography page! My name is Debbie Godfrey. I am a certified Parent Educator and have over 24 years of expertise in the parenting education field. Through my business Positive Parenting, I teach the Redirecting Children’s Behavior parenting skills class and the Redirecting for a Cooperative Classroom training in schools and community centers around the world. In 2013, I began teaching my classes and workshops via teleconferences and webinars, so I now have parents participating from all over the globe. Most recently I conducted parenting workshops for Google employees in France, the UK, and IMEA via Google Hangouts.
I have served many organizations, including C.A.A.N. (Child Abuse and Neglect), Casa Pacifica, Conejo Valley Substance Abuse Prevention Authority, Child Development Resources of Ventura County, the California State Foster Parent Association, Southern California Mothers of Twins, the Ventura County Wellness Program, and the Oxnard and Ventura School Districts. In April, 2007, I conducted teacher trainings at eight schools during a 30-day period in five states across India. I also taught eight parent education workshops in Beijing, China during a 2-week period in February 2008. I am the past director of Foster & Kinship Care Education at Ventura College and the regional Instructor Trainer for the Redirecting Children’s Behavior curriculum for the International Network For Children and Families. I am a member of and have sat on the board of the Ventura County Partnership for Safe Families. I am known for my humor and compassion while teaching behavior and discipline tools that work at home and in the classroom.
This is a partial list of groups, clubs, and organizations I have served in parenting classes and teacher training:
Google France and Google UK
Ventura County Foster Parents Association
Ventura County SARB (Student Attendance Review Board) *training for 50 school principals
Ventura County Partnership for Safe Families
California Mothers of Multiples
California State Foster Parents Association
Office of the Chancellor, State of California
Southern California Mothers of Twins Club
Moms Clubs of Camarillo, Thousand Oaks and Simi Valley
Ojai Valley Neighborhood for Learning
Mupu School District - *Provided Redirecting for a Cooperative Classroom for teachers, staff, and principal
Ventura Unified School District - *Regular teacher in-service trainings
Oxnard Unified School District - *Redirecting for a Cooperative Classroom for teachers with extreme discipline problems in the classroom
Conejo Valley Unified School District
Oak Grove Private School - *Teacher in-service training
National Association for the Education of Young Children - *Presented for teachers and staff
Casa Pacifica Residential Treatment Program - *in-service training for program staff and teachers
Ventura County Public Health – WIC Program - *in-service training for Public Health Nurses
Ventura County Public Health – National Pilot Study on Preventing Childhood Obesity
Pacific Sociological Association
California Sociological Association
Welham Boys, Welham Girls and The Doon School, Deradun, India -*Presented for teachers & principals
Sanskriti School, New Delhi, India-*Presented for teachers & principals
Vidya Devi, Hisar, India-*Presented for teachers & principals
Johnson Grammar School, Hyderbad, India-*Presented for teachers & principals
Mody School, Rajasthan, India-*Presented for teachers & principals The Learning Center, Beijing, China