5. What Is The Problem?
Session five proposes creative and effective ways for parents to understand how to identify and acknowledge an issue they are facing with their children, how to examine different potential solutions, learn to determine who the problem really belongs to, and then find effective ways to express feelings to your child, as you continue to build a well-functioning family unit.
How Ready Are We For Parenting?
Points to Remember
What is Effective Communication?
How and Why Do We Build Respect?
What Do You Do with Feelings?
Learning to Make Wise Decisions
6. How to Be Responsible
This session suggests how to identify various commonly employed parental methods – authoritarian, permissive, and responsible. He then examines the effects of using reward and punishment or consequences on your child.
7. How to Avoid Being Manipulated
This next lesson considers methods for parents to become pro-active instead of reactive and, more importantly, choose the correct action, as they seek to build a healthy family unit.
8. Finding Solutions to Problems
Do you struggle with “finding solutions to problems” in your home? Most of us do. Al Friesen suggests how to learn to understand, how to be in charge in a non-threatening way, and learn to work together as you continue to build a well-functioning family unit.