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.
Martha Portilla

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
Mindful Parenting