The Art of Parenting, Jewish Learning Institute Winter Course

Next Event: January 20, 2015 Newton $100.00 0

As parents, we worry about the well-being of our kids; about their future, and about our role in shaping it. How do we keep them safe, while encouraging their independence? When should we motivate them by incentive, and when by establishing firm consequences? And how do we build their self-esteem to prepare them mentally and emotionally for the long road ahead?

In The Art of Parenting, we scale the challenges that face us as parents and explore timeless insights from Jewish wisdom to instill values, foster independence, and ensure the long-term success and emotional well-being of our children.

Accreditation in joint sponsorship with the Washington School of Psychiatry (WSP)
Earn up to 15 CE credits from: > The American Psychological Association (APA) > The American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) > The California Board of Behavioral Sciences (CBBS)
and up to 9 CE credits from: > The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

Lesson Overview
PARENT, OR “PEER ANT”
Do you relate to your child as a friend, or as an influential personality whom they admire and respect? How do you instill a reverence for authority and at the same time reinforce their emotional security?

BE FIRM, OR FORGIVING?
If you’re too forgiving, your child may lack direction. If you’re too strict, they may look elsewhere for support in their time of need. In this lesson, you’ll examine the pros and cons of a plethora of parenting models to find a balanced approach.

GRANT FREEDOM, RESPONSIBLY
You know that to raise an independent child you cannot be overprotective. But how do you protect them from acting irresponsibly? At what point must you let go and trust them to make their own choices?

CULTIVATE HEALTHY SELF-ESTEEM
Insecure children are bullied and bully others. How do you make sure that doesn’t happen to your child? And what can you do to help them uncover their unique qualities and develop a confident self-image?

REWARD AND DISCIPLINE, EFFECTIVELY
Your child is acting up. What do you do? Praise and reproach are the carrot and stick of child rearing, but how do you respond when your kid just shuts down? How can you ensure that your words and actions communicate the right message and achieve the desired results?

IMPART A TOOLKIT FOR LIFE
The tools your child needs to succeed include a great education, strong values, and an identity they are proud of. What role does each parent play in providing these? And how can you help your child discover the joy in Judaism and a proud sense of Jewish identity?

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Fact Sheet
When
Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 7:45 pm - 9:15 pm
* Registration closes on January 19th

Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 7:45 pm - 9:15 pm

Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 7:45 pm - 9:15 pm

Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 7:45 pm - 9:15 pm

Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 7:45 pm - 9:15 pm

Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 7:45 pm - 9:15 pm
Where
Beth Menachem Chabad
349 Dedham St
Newton, MA 02459
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Price
$100.00 Tuition Including Student Textbook

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