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Parenting Education Classes
For All Parents of Teenagers

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Parenting Education Classes For All Parents of Teenagers

Learn to really enjoy your teenager! 

7 Live Virtual Sessions

Saturdays 10:00–11:00 am EST
January 22 – March 5, 2022

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Seven 1-hour classes adapting The Systematic Training for Effective Parenting of Teens

About the Sessions

  • Skills that will improve our relationships with our teens. These valuable and easy-to-learn skills strengthen us to become the best version of ourselves as a parent. 

  • Offered by a STEP of Teens educator and trainer via Zoom. Over half a million parents have taken the full-version of STEP of Teens with in-person classes, but is now adapted for virtual groups. 

  • The fee for the class is $100 per household. Scholarships available if needed. Please email: zoomparentingclass@familykind.org  Subject: Scholarship. 

  • Registration is on the familykind.org website. Parents are encouraged to purchase the STEP Parenting Teenagers Handbook online at steppublishers.com however, it is not required.
    For more information, contact: zoomparentingclass@familykind.org  Subject: Parenting Teens Class.

  • Weekly handouts will be emailed to each registrant for review prior to and during class.

  • The Zoom link will be given to all registrants. FamilyKind does not share email information with other organizations or class participants.   

  • Please share this flyer with co-parents, extended family members, friends, colleagues, school, community, agency clients and your social media links. When class is over, all participants who attended at least 5 of the 7 sessions will be sent a Letter of Completion. 

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Session Topics

  • Session 1 – Understanding Yourself and Your Teenager

  • Session 2 – Changing Your Response to Your Teen

  • Session 3 – Communicating Respect and Encouragement

  • Session 4 – Encouraging Cooperation and Solving Problems

  • Session 5 – Using Consequences to Build Responsibility 

  • Session 6 – Deciding What to Do: Part 1

  • Session 7 – Deciding What to Do: Part 2

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Technology Sponsor

Soberlink FamilyKind Technology Sponsor

Our Team Leader

Ellen Taner On FamilyKind Parenting Education

Ellen Taner

Ellen Taner has been a parenting and family education practitioner and trainer for more than 40 years. In addition to the work she provides to FamilyKind as the Director of Program Development; she works with several national organizations that promote the quality of evidence-based programs, support the highest standards of professionalism in the field, and advocate for policies to establish parenting and family education as the norm and a recognized profession.
Ellen received her Masters of Health Education from Teachers’ College, Columbia University, embarked on a career in public health and has served as an adjunct at Montclair State University in the Family Science and Human Development Department. She is a Master Trainer for the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14, as well as a trainer of the Systematic Training for Effective Parenting, Celebrating Families!, Children in Between and Parenting Wisely.

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