BOLD Parenting with DNA-V: Core Concepts for Parenting a Struggling Child

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Summit Trail Middle School (Auditorium)

22201 West 118th Street

Olathe, KS 66061

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BOLD Parenting with DNA-V

  • 5 week parenting course
  • Thursdays 6:30 - 8 pm
  • at Summit Trail Middle School

September 12th / 19th / 26th / October 3rd / 10th

Sept 12th: Core concepts for parenting a struggling child

What you can do and when to seek help for

  • Inappropriate actions or emotions under normal circumstances
  • Difficulty with interpersonal relationships
  • A general feeling of unhappiness or depression
  • Feelings of fear and anxiety related to personal or school matters
  • Inattention, defiance, blaming others or isolation

Whole course supports these Goals of Parenting:

  1. Teach essential life skills
  2. Encourage empathy & respect for others
  3. Embrace an abundance mindset
  4. Show your kids they matter

And offers parenting strategies & practical tools around

  1. Crisis and coping skills
  2. How biological factors interact with social/environmental factors
  3. The DNA-V parenting philosophy
  4. Practical tools to improve your relationship with your child
  5. How to use some DBT Skills to
  • Increase self-awareness and responsibility
  • Increase self-management and problem solving
  • Increase positive emotions while effectively coping with anger, fear, shame, sadness
  • Establish and maintain healthy and rewarding relationships

Offered Free to Parents of USD #233

(Student name, ID & school will be required to register)

because of Sponsorship by

  • Olathe Public Schools USD 233

  • Olathe Public Schools Foundation

  • First National Bank

  • The TWO TENTS IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program) for adolescents struggling with anxiety

  • The Anxiety Center at Renew Counseling

All registrants completing the Two Tents Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) Skills Assessment (link provided with registration confirmation) will recieve a full report, including visulization on the skill level of their child(ren) and how the DNA-V parenting philosophy and DBT skills covered in this course could be most useful.

Course taught by Jason Bohn, LPC:

Over twenty-five years of experience working with and for children, youth and families catalyzing change at the individual, family and systems levels. With a Masters in clinical psychology, provided crisis management, intensive in-home therapy and wrap-around services for children with emotional and behavioral challenges. Many of these years have been directly working or volunteering with youth and young adults through youth ministry and community programs. In partnership with North Kansas City Hospital co-created the Quarky app to connect KC 14-24 year-olds to articles, events and resources focused on mental health and well-being. Currently, developed and directs the Two Tents Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for adolescents struggling with anxiety.

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Summit Trail Middle School (Auditorium)

22201 West 118th Street

Olathe, KS 66061

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