This is a workshop for parenting children Ages 5 to 12. It combines video, activities and
discussion to help parents raise responsible children who are able to resist negative peer
pressure. The program also demonstrates non-violent discipline techniques and effective
encouragement skills. The video features families of different races and configurations. It is
presented in six 2-hour sessions:
Active Parenting Now by Michael H. Popkin, Ph.D.
Phone: (520) 647-4065
Session 1: The Active Parent
- Styles of parenting
- Mutual respect and how to get it
- Drugs, sexuality and violence
- Caring for the caregiver
Session 2: Winning Cooperation
- Emotional intelligence
- Active Communication
- The Think-Feel-Do cycle
Session 3: Responsibility and Discipline
- Teaching responsibility
- Effective non-violent discipline
- "I" messages
- Logical consequences
Session 4: Understanding and Redirecting Misbehavior
- Why children misbehave
- The 4 goals of behavior
Session 5: Building Courage, Character and Self-Esteem
- Success and Failure cycles
- The BANK method of encouragement
- Stimulating independence
Session 6: The Active Family Now
- Parents influencing events
- Family meetings
Fees: $137/single, $221/couple (30% OFF!)*.
Fee includes the Parent's Guide.
* Couples will share one copy of the Parent's Guide.
Forms of payment:
1. Mail check or money order to:
Mindful Parenting, LLC.
4761 W De La Canoa Dr.
Amado, AZ 85645
2. Make a deposit to USBank:
Mindful Parenting, LLC, Account # 1-517-0391-7550
Be the best parent you are meant to be!
Scene from Active Parenting Now - Natural and Logical Consequences