Schedule of Events

Parenting: From Survival to Success

Date & Time

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Weekly on Tuesday


Pine Rest North Shore Clinic, 17325 Van Wagoner Road, Spring Lake, MI 49456

Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m.

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Cost: $90 for the series of classes --one or both parents may attend for this fee. Participants will be required to purchase a workbook for an add’l cost of $18.

Who Should Attend: Parents of children 6 to 16 years

Facilitators: Brett VanTol, Ph.D. & William Rowell, Ph.D., ABPP

Parenting can be the most difficult, but potentially most rewarding challenge a person can take on. Often, our own parenting experiences may not prepare us to be the kind of parent we wish to be. Emphasizing the successes every child has and minimizing the energy we give to their mistakes (negative behaviors) allows parents and others who deal with children to transform the child and the picture they have of themselves. Parents also find this approach transforms them from negative, rule-setting, demanding, frustrated authority figures to generous, supportive, positive parents.


January 14: "Parenting Survival Guide: Why Does My Child Act Like That?"

January 21: "Introduction to the Nurtured Heart Approach to Parenting"

January 28: "Crucial Concepts of the Nurtured Heart Approach"

February 4: "Techniques to Energize Success"

February 11: "Consequences and Limit Setting"

February 18: "Strengthening Your Intentions and Sharing Your Successes"

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