What you will learn:
Learn the power of Joani’s “I Get It” strategy to defuse your child’s negative energy and infuse your relationship with your child with positivity and communication.
- Use the Power of Understanding to get your children ready to listen and accept.
- Learn when and how to use "I get it" moments. No more arguing, no more fighting!
- Learn how to be clear and consistent and manage your own frustration.
- Learn how to set a limit and make it stick
- Learn to Use a variety of techniques to manage troublesome behaviors.
This workshop is for parents with children of all ages.
About the instructor:
Joani Geltman, MSW, is a prominent parenting expert who provides home-based parent coaching, speaks publicly on issues relating to child development and parenting, and designs and implements training workshops on parenting and education leadership development. She has four decades of experience helping young people, serving as a social worker, therapist, student advisor, adjunct professor, and youth program director at various schools and organizations.
The author of the best selling book, A Survival Guide To Parenting Teens: Talking To Your Kids About Sexting, Drinking, Drugs, and Other Things That Freak You Out, and I Get It: Three Magic Words For Parents Of Teens. Geltman has been featured in, or written for, USA Today and The Boston Globe. Joani has served as an adjunct professor for the past 25+ years at Curry College in Milton, MA. Geltman teaches in the department of psychology, covering child and adolescent development, family psychology, and dysfunctional family life.
Geltman has spoken to thousands of parents, educators, and students at hundreds of schools. The sought-after speaker delivers more than 40 seminars a year to schools, community groups, businesses, churches, and temples. She has developed seminars such as: Adolescent Psychology The Parent Version, Sexting and Texting What’s A Parent To Do?, Understanding Your Teen’s Drinking and Drug Use, Understanding Temperament, and many others.
A resident of Natick, MA, Geltman earned her Bachelor of Science in education from Lesley University and her Master of social work from Washington University.
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Suggested Length:60 min(Flexible)
# of Employees: Flexible
Format: Live via Zoom
- Keynote Followed by Q&A
- Lecture with Discussion
- Interactive Workshop
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