Friday, December 14, 2012
Pine Rest Southwest Clinic Offers Parenting Classes
Rest Christian Mental Health Services’ Southwest Clinic is offering a 6-week
class titled, “Parenting: From Survival to Success,” on Thursdays, Jan. 17 –
Feb. 21, 2013.
class will be held from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Southwest Clinic, 4211 Parkway
Place SW, Suite 100,
Grandville, MI 49418. It will be facilitated by Brett
VanTol and William J. Rowell both licensed psychologists.
are for parents of children six to 16 years who want to learn how to raise
respectful, responsible children. Cost is $15 per person/couple per session. In
addition, there will be the cost of the “Transforming the Difficult Child”
workbook of $18.
Parenting can be the most
difficult, but potentially most rewarding challenge a person will have. 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 given to their mistakes (negative
behaviors) allows parents and others who deal with children to transform the
child. Parents also find this approach transforms them from negative,
rule-setting, frustrated authority figures to generous and supportive parents.
For more information or to register, interested persons
should call 616/ 222-3700.
Pine Rest, one of the five
largest free-standing behavioral health providers in the U.S., has served the
greater Grand Rapids and national community for more than 100 years. It offers
a full continuum of services including inpatient and partial hospitalization,
residential and outpatient services, addiction treatment and recovery,
extensive child and adolescent programs, senior care services, as well as
specialized assessment and treatment clinics. In addition to the main campus in
Grand Rapids, Pine Rest also has 16 outpatient locations throughout Michigan
and two in Iowa.