Active Parenting for Stepfamilies in 3

  • Presented By: REAL Parenting®
  • Speaker / Facilitator: Stephanie Bryan, LCSW, CAC III
  • Topic Area: Marriage Enrichment, Family Growth and Development, Individual Growth and Development, Parenting

  • Start Date: 05/30/2013
  • Duration: 3 sessions
  • Daily Schedule: 6:30PM - 9:30PM
  • Recurring: Fall, winter, spring and summer.
  • Registration Deadline: None

  • Location: Dreamcatcher Direct Instruction Centers, 5440 Conestoga Ct. Boulder, Colorado, 80303
  • Fee Info: $125 tuition, $20/set of materials
  • Open To: Mental Health Professionals, General Public, Couples, Families, Other (see description)

  • Contact Information: Stephanie Bryan, LCSW, CAC III 303-397-0646

A ctive Parenting for Stepfamilies in 3 is an abridged version of Active Parenting for Stepfamilies. It uses many of the same elements of the original program, but it is only 3 sessions and focuses mainly on topics specific to stepfamilies.

Session I: Stepfamily Living - A Different Parenting Challenge  

- Emotional baggage 

- Coping with loss 

- Adjusting expectations 

- 5 Guidelines for Active Stepparents

Session II: Turning Differences into Opportunities  

- Dealing with differences 

- Establishing limits (of time, space, authority, money)

- Avoiding loyalty conflicts?- Easing transitions

Session III: Encouraging Stepfamily Success  

- Discipline in a stepfamily 

- Power of Encouragement