[Blueboard] Parenting for Kids Seminar
cefam at pusit.admu.edu.ph
Tue Aug 7 14:07:20 PHT 2007
A Workshop on
For parents and caregivers of
Children between 1-12 years old
The Pep-Kids Workshop Approach
One of the greatest joys in life is becoming a parent.And yet, it can also
be one of the most challenging roles that parents are ever faced with.In
these high-stressed times and surrounding complex environment, the demands
and responsibilities of parenting seem to even be harder to fulfill.
Is there a better way to raise our children?
CEFAM presents its PEP-KIDS WORKSHOP as an alternative approach to
effective parenting.In this workshop, parents and other caregivers learn
how to create more satisfying and productive relationships in the
family.The program teaches specific and practical skills that parents need
and will use in their daily interaction with their children.After the
workshop, parents need and will use in their daily interaction with their
children.After the workshop, parents may begin to feel more confident and
capable to fulfill their roles as fathers and mothers.And, as they try out
their new skills at home, they will hopefully be able to recapture and
continue to enjoy this significant role which every parent truly values.
Talk 1: Building A Positive Relationship With Your Child
Part I of this module presents an overview of child development at
different stages in his life enables parents to understand their child
better and be more sensitive to his basic needs.In the process, parents
will discover important ways to strengthen their relationship.
Part II of this module gives parents a chance to examine their own
parenting style and its possible effect on the child.A description of some
of the different ways a child relates to his parents will also be presented.
Talk 2: Communicating Effectively With Your Child
Do you want to build friendship and intimacy with your child?Effective
communication is a basic ingredient in developing a good relationship
between parent and child.Do you want to be close to him?At the same time,
do you want your child to understand you?These are some of the vital
questions that will be answered in this module.Important parenting skills
such as reflective listening, I-message, and problem-solving will be
thoroughly discussed in this module.
Talk 3: How To Improve Your Childs Self-Esteem
Every parent wants his child to grow up capable, confident, and able to
achieve his full potential.How de we help him develop these qualities?This
module will teach parents practical ways of helping their child build his
self-worth which is essential to a healthy personality.Through lectures and
activities, parents will find out if they are nurturing or blocking the
full development of their childs self-esteem.Concrete ways to rebuild a
childs low self-esteem will also be discussed.
Talk 4: Positive Ways to Discipline Your Child
Do you have difficulties in disciplining your child?However, in reality,
effective discipline is one of the best ways for the child to develop
responsibility and decision-making skills.In this module, parents will
learn practical ways of using positive discipline.With these suggestions,
parents will discover that discipline need not cause unnecessary stress on
both parent and child.
Special topics that parents are usually concerned with will also be briefly
discussed in this module:sibling rivalry, developing social skills, and
· Lecture Presentations
· Role-Playing Exercised and other experiential activities
· Question and Answer Forum
Speakers are trained counselors/ psychologists from the CEFAM staff.
The PEP-kids Workshop is based on the U.S. program called Systematic
Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) and has been adopted by CEFAM
speakers to meet the needs of the Filipino family.
Two Consecutive Saturdays
Sept 1 and 8, 2007
8:30 am 4:30 pm
Center for Family Ministries (CEFAM)
Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights, Q.C.
Tel. # 426-4289 to 92.
Ateneo Trunkline: loc. 4803 or 4804
· P 2,000.00 per person (includes handouts, lunch and snacks for
1O% discount less for enrolling couples (husband and wife)
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