Parenting & Family

Presentations we have available on this topic:

Being a Christian Kid in the Electronic Age

Length: 60 minutes
Intended Audience: Students ages 8-18, and parents
Cost: MAP: $250/Non-MAP: $350 (plus expenses)

 

The Internet, Facebook, text messages, e-mail, chat rooms, cell phones, computers, laptops, and tablets can all have tremendous benefit for the user. However, they can also pose dangers and temptations that 21st-century kids and parents need to know about to have fun safely when using these technologies. In this seminar, participants will discuss ways to make the most of technologies while avoiding the pitfalls.

Notes: A 6×8 screen for PowerPoint projection is requested. Handouts will be provided. This presentation is available to organizations throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area. This presentation is also available by live video-conferencing.

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Bullying: Fighting Fear with Love

Length: 30 or 60 minutes
Intended Audience: Parents of high school or grade school children

 

This presentation examines the problem of bullying by considering the definition and prevalence of bullying, and by profiling both the bully and the victim. We will discuss what parents, children, and schools can do to confront the problem of bullying and help the victims, as well as what can be done if you are the parent of a bully.

Notes: In addition to being a 60-minute in-person presentation, this presentation can also be shortened to 30 minutes and delivered via video-conferencing, which would be perfectly suited to faculty meetings, circuit pastor gatherings, conferences, or other events. The presentation is practical and allows for questions and discussion.

This presentation is available to organizations throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Please contact us to arrange for travel fees/accommodations.

Cost: 

30-minute video chat: MAP: $100/Non-MAP: $200

60-minute presentation: MAP: $250/Non-MAP: $350 (plus expenses)

Loving and Leading—Building a Strong Parent-Child Relationship

Length: 60 minutes
Cost: MAP: $250/Non-MAP: $350 (plus expenses)

 

This presentation focuses on building strong relationships with our children through love and discipline.  We consider ways to effectively love our children in their “love language,” and look at the definition and application of discipline in the Christian home.

Notes: This presentation is available to organizations throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Please contact us to arrange for travel fees/accommodations. Available for in-person or video-conferencing presentation.

Peer Pressure: Helping Godly Kids and Teens Resist Ungodly Temptations

Length: 60 minutes
Intended Audience: Children, tweens, teens, and their parents
Cost: MAP: $250/Non-MAP: $350 (plus expenses)

This presentation is designed for children, tweens, teens, and their parents. In a fun, interactive style, participants will learn more about what peer pressure is and ways to resist it. Parents will be given strategies to help empower their family members. All recommendations are based on Scripture, which is highlighted throughout.

Notes: A 6×8 screen for PowerPoint projection is requested. Handouts will be provided. This presentation is available to organizations throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area. This presentation is also available by live video-conferencing.

Shaping Responsible Behavior

Length: 60 minutes
Cost: MAP: $250/Non-MAP: $350 (plus expenses)

 

In our current culture of blame-shifting and irresponsibility, it is especially important for parents to learn ways to shape responsible behavior in their children. This presentation will look at the benefits of responsible behavior, as well as specific examples and suggestions for parents to use as they shape responsibility through tasks, discipline, and service.

Notes: This presentation is available to organizations throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Please contact us to arrange for travel fees/accommodations. Available for in-person or video-conferencing presentation.

TBRI® Caregiver Training: Connecting Principles

Presented by: Jane Mose, MA, Family Peer Specialist
Length: 6 hours (may be broken down into two 3-hour sessions or three 2-hour sessions)
Intended Audience: Caregivers of vulnerable children, particularly those who have experienced trauma, including children who were adopted or in foster care
Cost: $1,500 MAP Members / $2,100 non-MAP Members

Description: This course focuses on the Connecting Principles of Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI®). TBRI® is an attachment-based, trauma-informed intervention that is designed to meet the complex needs of vulnerable children. TBRI® uses Empowering Principles to address physical needs, Connecting Principles for attachment needs, and Correcting Principles to disarm fear-based behaviors. While the intervention is based on years of attachment, sensory processing, and neuroscience research, the heartbeat of TBRI® is connection.

Note: If this training is presented to a group that does not work with a child or children who are clients of CFS, advance permission will need to be obtained from the Karen Purvis Institute of Child Development.

TBRI® Caregiver Training: Correcting Principles

Presented by: Jane Mose, MA, Family Peer Specialist
Length: 6 hours (may be broken down into two 3-hour sessions or three 2-hour sessions)
Intended Audience: Caregivers of vulnerable children, particularly those who have experienced trauma, including children who were adopted or in foster care
Cost: $1,500 MAP Members / $2,100 non-MAP Members

Description: This course focuses on the Correcting Principles of Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI®).TBRI® is an attachment-based, trauma-informed intervention that is designed to meet the complex needs of vulnerable children. TBRI® uses Empowering Principles to address physical needs, Connecting Principles for attachment needs, and Correcting Principles to disarm fear-based behaviors. Correcting the behaviors of vulnerable children can be challenging, as traditional methods of discipline may increase fear and trigger further behavioral challenges. This course shows how to correct behaviors while still providing felt safety to the child.

Note: If this training is presented to a group that does not work with a child or children who are clients of CFS, advance permission will need to be obtained from the Karen Purvis Institute of Child Development.

TBRI® Caregiver Training: Empowering Principles

Presented by: Jane Mose, MA, Family Peer Specialist
Length: 6 hours (may be broken down into two 3-hour sessions or three 2-hour sessions)
Intended Audience: Caregivers of vulnerable children, particularly those who have experienced trauma, including children who were adopted or in foster care
Cost: $1,500 MAP Members / $2,100 non-MAP Members

Description: This course focuses on the Empowering Principles of Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI®). TBRI® is an attachment-based, trauma-informed intervention that is designed to meet the complex needs of vulnerable children. TBRI® uses Empowering Principles to address physical needs, Connecting Principles for attachment needs, and Correcting Principles to disarm fear-based behaviors. Learning the many ways it is important to meet the child’s physical needs is fundamental in order to later implement the Connecting and Correcting Principles.

Note: If this training is presented to a group that does not work with a child or children who are clients of CFS, advance permission will need to be obtained from the Karen Purvis Institute of Child Development.

TBRI® Caregiver Training: Introduction & Overview

Presented by: Jane Mose, MA, Family Peer Specialist
Length: 6 hours (may be broken down into two 3-hour sessions or three 2-hour sessions)
Intended Audience: Caregivers of vulnerable children, particularly those who have experienced trauma, including children who were adopted or in foster care
Cost: $1,500 MAP Members / $2,100 non-MAP Members

Description: This course provides an overview of Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI®). TBRI® is an attachment-based, trauma-informed intervention that is designed to meet the complex needs of vulnerable children. TBRI® uses Empowering Principles to address physical needs, Connecting Principles for attachment needs, and Correcting Principles to disarm fear-based behaviors. While the intervention is based on years of attachment, sensory processing, and neuroscience research, the heartbeat of TBRI® is connection.

Note: If this training is presented to a group that does not work with a child or children who are clients of CFS, advance permission will need to be obtained from the Karen Purvis Institute of Child Development.

When You Come to a Fork in the Road, Take It

Length: 60 minutes
Intended Audience: Young Adults, Parents of Young Adults
Cost: MAP: $250/Non-MAP: $350 (plus expenses)

The transition to adulthood comes with unique challenges. Research tells us that it is a time of great upheaval and one of the moments of highest mental distress. Tailored to each group, this presentation will educate individuals on general human development during this time as well as provide a deeper understanding of 7 particular hallmarks of the maturity process. Using quotes from popular culture and history, individuals will apply these developmental milestones and expand on their comfort with this time of change.

Notes: This presentation is available to organizations throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Please contact us to arrange for travel fees/accommodations. Available for in-person or video-conferencing presentation.