Active Parenting of Teens is a comprehensive new parenting program for parents of preteens and
teens. This video-based program includes the essential Active Parenting model, plus discussions
about technology, the latest in teen drug use prevention (including prescription drugs), teen
bullying, and special attention to stepfamilies. It has a flexible structure allowing for shorter classes
and a new focus on risk-prevention strategies. It can be implemented in 2, 3, 4 or 6 sessions.
Active Parenting for Teens : )  by Michael H. Popkin, Ph.D.
Martha Portilla

Phone: (520) 647-4065
Session 1:  The Active Parent
  • Teens today
  • Styles of parenting
  • Control vs. influence
  • Mutual respect
  • Method of choice

Session 2:  Winning Cooperation
  • Who owns the problem?
  • Active communication with teens
  • Promoting cooperation between parents and teens

Session 3:  Responsibility & Discipline
  • Basic discipline
  • Problem-solving with FLAC
  • Advanced discipline skills & logical consequences

Session 4:  Building Courage, Redirecting Misbehavior
  • The Think-Feel-Do Cycle
  • Courage and self-esteem
  • Five goals of teen behavior
  • Power struggles

Session 5:  Drugs, Sexuality, and Violence: Reducing the Risks, P. 1
  • Overview of the issues
  • Prevention strategies 1-4 (with a focus on sexuality)

Session 6:  Drugs, Sexuality, and Violence: Reducing the Risks, P. 2
  • Prevention strategies 5-10 (with a focus on alcohol and other drugs)
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 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
Learn the basics of parenting a teen
(plus some in-depth discussion of today's hot topics)

In this class you will learn what's going on in your teen's head, which will help you figure out why
they do the things they do. You'll learn how to open up the lines of communication, encourage
cooperation and responsibility, and discipline effectively. You'll also explore techniques for
solving the inevitable problems that crop up. You'll learn 10 strategies for preventing problems
relating to drugs, alcohol, violence and teen sexuality.

Video, discussion, and activities make for a fast-paced workshop

Each session of your Active Parenting of Teens class features entertaining video scenes that
demonstrate common parenting challenges and solutions. Your class leader will allow plenty of
time for group discussion and activities so you can share ideas with the leader and other parents,
Be the best parent you are meant to be!
Scene from Active Parenting of Teens - "Encouraging"
Mindful Parenting