Instructor: Kimberly Blair, MA, LPCC-S
CE/Us: 6 for Ohio Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists
This six (6) hour training is designed to aid in how to successfully work with adults in order to improve their parenting skills. Additionally, it will aid professionals in considering the process of normal child development and gaining knowledge to assist clients in adapting parenting skills to children as they progress through various developmental milestones. Through the use of instruction, practical activities, and collaborative discussion, participants will gain an understanding of normal child development, understanding parenting interventions and appropriate parenting skills for various developmental levels.
Increase knowledge of parenting challenges and gain insight
Increase knowledge on parenting interventions and gain tools to help assist clients with improving their parenting skills
Gain a basic understanding of child development in the social, emotional, intellectual and physical context
Undestand basic understanding of parenting skills and apply interventions to clinical practice
1. Developmental Levels
2. Parenting Skills, Considerations, Interventions
1. Provider Challenges working with Parents
2. Reasons for Parenting Struggles
3. Parenting Styles
4. What is Parent Training?: Why is parent training important? Why might someone need parent training? Who are the referral sources for parent training?
6. Treatment Planning
7. Interventions: Observation, Positive Parenting, Positive Reinforcement, Praise, Instruction, Time-Outs, Planned Ignoring, Natural and Logical Consequences, Use of behavioral data for the parent and for the child, Being a Consistent Parent, Success Factors of Parent Training
Participants: Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, and other trained others in the Mental Health Field