Parent Support and Skills Training Group

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Presenter:      Dr. Nouriman Ghahary

Focus: This group will help parents learn self-care, self-monitoring and other skills needed for effective parenting; it will complement the behavior meetings designed to help parents understand and shape their child’s behavior. This group will be held to provide a venue for parents to gain support from one another. This venue will also enable the sharing of resources as well as a strong emphasis on parent self-care.

The participants will learn:
Assertiveness and communication skills to improve relationships and set appropriate limits.

Short-term strategies designed to help cope during moments of overwhelming distress.

How to increase positive emotions and decrease negative ones for effective problem-solving.