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Raise Amazing Children & Put a Stop to Challenging Behaviour

Learn the four main parenting styles, communication skills, managing challenging behaviour & boundary setting
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Created by Daniel Jones
Last updated 11/2015
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 8 mins on-demand audio
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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Do you want to know how to get the best out of your children/teens? How to get them to behave and do as they are told?

Or do you work with parents or families and want to know what the best advice is to give to the parents to help them parent more effectively?

This course is an introduction to parenting styles and techniques for both parents who want to parent as effectively as possible, and professionals who work with parents and families who want to know what the best advice and support is to give to parents. On this course you will learn about the four parenting styles: authoritarian, authoritative, permissive, and uninvolved. This course then delves deeper into the authoritative parenting style, which is the optimal parenting style, explaining about the parenting behaviours that make up that style. This parenting courses also covers how to manage challenging behaviour, how to set boundaries and consequences, and parenting communication skills, as well as how to effectively use star/rewards charts, and how to relax, as remaining calm is one of the most important skills a parent can learn.

The course consists of video lectures and has a PDF of the notes at the end. This parenting course should take about three hours to complete.

This course is for parents that would like to learn more about being an effective parent, or would like to know what the best way to parent is. It is for parents that have children or teens exhibiting challenging behaviour who would like to know what they can do to manage that behaviour, and perhaps check to see if they are doing all they can already.

Some people may take the course just looking for reassurance that they are already doing everything right. Some parents can be doing everything right but not yet getting the results they are after which can be challenging or disheartening and can lead to doubt. Taking this course and seeing you are doing everything correctly can help to give extra motivation to stick with what you are doing.

This course is also suitable for professionals working with parents or families that are either new to the role or haven't had training on parenting styles and techniques. Or those who would like to learn more around effective positive parenting practices to be able to offer knowledge, advice and guidance to parents they work with.

This course is based on the instructors 15+ years experience working with families in their own homes and working with teens and children with emotional and behavioural difficulties within residential children's homes. The instructor also helped to set up a therapeutic children's home and has trained local authority family support staff and social workers in parenting, as well as holding parenting and family courses on topics from parenting skills to child/teen to parent violence/abuse.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for parents of children and teenagers, mainly focusing on strategies and ideas that would apply to children from about 4 years old upwards (the parenting styles information applies to parenting children of any age)
  • This course is for professionals that work with parents or families that have limited or no training about parenting styles and techniques
  • This course isn't for experienced parenting or family support practitioners
  • This course is for parents that want to improve their parenting skills
  • This course is for parents that have children with challenging behaviour
  • This course is for parents that want to look at and improve how they parent
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What Will I Learn?
Understand which parenting style is best to use as a parent
Know what skills and traits make up an authoritative parent
Communicate more effectively as a parent
Know how to best handle conflict and challenging behaviour as a parent
Effectively set boundaries and consequences
How to use star/reward charts effectively
Know what parenting ideas and advice to give to others
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  • This course covers the basics of parenting, so no prior knowledge about parenting styles or techniques is required
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 31 Lectures Collapse All 31 Lectures 02:55:29
1 Lecture 01:42

Introductory lecture explaining about the course

Preview 01:42
Parenting Styles
5 Lectures 38:17

At the end of this lecture you will understand the parenting matrix that the four parenting styles are mapped on to

Preview 02:19

At the end of this lecture you will understand the behaviours and traits of an authoritarian parent

Preview 06:15

At the end of this lecture you will understand the behaviours and traits of an uninvolved parent

Preview 03:52

At the end of this lecture you will understand the behaviours and traits of a permissive parent

Preview 09:10

At the end of this lecture you will understand the behaviours and traits of an authoritative parent

Authoritative Parenting Style

Testing your knowledge of parenting styles

Parenting Styles Quiz
3 questions
Authoritative Parenting Style
1 Lecture 07:04

At the end of this lecture you will understand in more details the traits and behaviours of an authoritative parent

Authoritative Parenting Traits & Behaviours

This quiz will recap some of the points covered around authoritative parenting

Authoritative Parenting Quiz
3 questions
Boundaries & Consequences
9 Lectures 35:35
Being Clear & Consistent

Setting Family Rules

Being A Broken Record & Remaining Calm

Reinforcing Positives & Planning In Advance

Natural Consequences

Logical Consequences

Positive Wording

Only Set What You Can Stick To; Meta Messages

Being Aware Of When You Are Giving Permission For The Behaviour

This quiz will recap your knowledge about boundaries and consequences

Boundaries & Consequences Quiz
3 questions
Parenting Communication Skills
4 Lectures 19:21
Parenting Communication Skills Part 01

Parenting Communication Skills Part 02

Parenting Communication Skills Part 03

Parenting Communication Skills Part 04

Recapping your knowledge of communication skills

Communication Skills Quiz
3 questions
Managing Conflict
4 Lectures 24:58
Managing Conflict With Children Or Teens Part 01

Managing Conflict With Children Or Teens Part 02

Managing Conflict With Children Or Teens Part 03

Managing Conflict With Children Or Teens Part 04

Recapping your knowledge about managing conflict

Managing Conflict Quiz
3 questions
Additional Areas
3 Lectures 31:33
Using Star/Rewards Charts

This lecture guides you through a meditation relaxation process as relaxation and being able to remain calm is one of the most important aspects within parenting

Guided Meditation

This lecture is an mp3 version of the previous Guided Meditation lecture so that you can download this and listen to it as often as you like to help with learning to relax

Guided Meditation (Mp3 Version)

A quiz to recap some of your knowledge about this section of the course

Additional Areas Quiz
3 questions
4 Lectures 01:59

These are the notes/slides for this parenting course

Parenting Course Notes
9 pages

These are parenting tips, many of these points have been covered through this parenting course, so this will be useful for recapping. This can be printed off to refer to when needed

Parenting Tips Sheet
4 pages

These are notes about parenting techniques, most of which have been covered through this course. These notes are useful to be printed off and referred to when required.

Parenting Techniques Sheet
2 pages

About the Instructor
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UK's Top Hypnotherapy Trainer & #1 Amazon Bestselling Author

'Dan Jones has sold over 100,000 books, 500,000+ of his Self-Hypnosis Mp3's downloaded, over 2 million view of his videos and over twenty years experience with hypnosis, therapy and the healing arts'

Dan Jones is a best selling self-published author and hypnotherapy trainer with Asperger's Syndrome (High-Functioning Autism). He is one of the UK's leading experts on Ericksonian Hypnotherapy. Described in the British media as 'Remarkable', with 'Expert Insight', and 'Personal Development Guru...the UK's Leading Personal Development Coach'.

Dan has over 20 years experience, he has carried out  research into the effectiveness of using the Human Given's Counselling Approach to reducing youth crime and anti-social behaviour with a Youth Offending Service (this research has been published in the peer reviewed journal 'Human Givens'), and is a Trance-Formation Coach and founder of the Sussex Hypnotherapy Centre and ALT Solutions based in Chichester, West Sussex, UK.

Dan Jones has held personal development and staff training courses within the local county council and district council on many topics including adult and child safeguarding, safety awareness, conflict resolution and breakaway techniques, and stress management. He has taught courses for young people with local youth projects, and held courses on parenting and managing challenging youth in various secondary schools and primary schools. He has taught staff in various children's homes topics like stress management, managing challenging behaviour and conflict resolution, and carried out clinical supervision with hypnotherapists and professionals working with individuals and families, as well as holding training courses in the UK and abroad for professional students on hypnosis, therapy and healing, and courses for 'self-help' or 'personal development' on well-being, mind-body healing, self-hypnosis, overcoming phobias, weight loss, and using dreams therapeutically, and courses on parenting and family work, including child/teen to parent domestic abuse, helping children to sleep, and managing children/teen's challenging behaviour, and effective parenting techniques, to family support workers, youth workers and social workers.

Dan has also worked on, and been consulted for TV Programmes like 'The Anatomy of Fear' and 'Big Brother' and has been interviewed by a variety of magazines, newspapers and radio programmes in the UK and abroad. Dan has also written over ten books on hypnosis, therapy and parenting including the number 1 Hypnotherapy Bestseller 'Advanced Ericksonian Hypnotherapy Scripts' and number 1 Psychology Biography Bestseller 'Look Into My Eyes'. Some of Dan's books have been published in more than one language. Dan has also created a wide range of free and 'paid for' hypnosis and therapy training and personal development products, and runs the UK's premier accredited Ericksonian Hypnotherapy Practitioner Level Diploma.

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