The Effective Parenting program is designed to educate parents of teenage children to create a positive approach towards parenting through awareness and the development of necessary skills.
Children undergo various physical and mental changes as they transition into teenage years. And understanding these changes and identifying behaviors that require parents’ intervention are essential to take timely action.
Our Effective Parenting education program aims to equip parents with the necessary knowledge and skills to create a positive and nurturing environment at home for teenagers. It will help you build confidence, develop coping methods, and identify resources and support needed to effectively deal with mental health issues of your children.
Who is this parenting education program for?
As part of our holistic approach to tackling mental illnesses among young adults, we believe that it’s important to help parents address common emotional and behavioral issues encountered by teenagers.
Therefore, Effective Parenting is specially developed to help parents of teenage children so they could create the right environment for their teenager’s mental wellbeing.
How can you benefit from the Effective Parenting program?
This program aims to educate and equip parents with the necessary skills to understand, identify, and address behavioral issues and underlying mental illnesses commonly experienced by teenage children.
At the completion of the Effective Parenting program, you will be able to:
Understand how children think, feel, and act.
Improve your relationship with your child.
Enhance your parenting skills.
Effectively communicate with and listen to your children.
Set appropriate boundaries.
Help your children become independent and develop the ability to make good decisions.
Learn to help your children develop self-esteem and confidence.
What does it cover?
Our Effective Parenting education program will take you through important parenting skills that will help you understand emotional and behavioral changes and the challenges encountered by teenage children that could affect their mental health.
The key topics covered include:
Developing courage as a parent
Using authority without becoming authoritarian
Appropriate expression of feelings
Ways to stop children’s complaining
Ways to build trust and honesty
This parenting education program follows a carefully designed curriculum with interactive sessions and a range of practical resources.
The second volume of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry's (AACAP) parenting guide—'Your Adolescent’—is used as the workshop handbook.
Each Effective Parenting session is 1-3 hours long and uses a combination of engaging tools and techniques to make it highly interactive and impactful for parents. These include:
Presentations and active discussions
Structured activities and role-playing
Make mental health a priority at home.
Whether your child is just transitioning into teenage years or you’re concerned about your teenager’s behavioral issues, our Effective Parenting education programs can help tackle your concerns.
We will equip you with all the knowledge and skills to build a healthy relationship with your teenage children and create the right supportive environment for them at home.