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Parent Child Journey: An Individualized Approach to Raising Your Challenging Child

  • 08 Oct 2020
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • online
Parent Child Journey: An Individualized Approach to Raising Your Challenging Child

Guiding Exceptional Parents

Location: online

Cost: $150 (online content at your own pace), $200 (10 weekly interactive Zoom discussion group sessions)

Registration: online content opens mid-September, Zoom group starts October 8; visit this site to register

Dr. Dan Shapiro created this class to help caregivers who have kids with challenging behaviors identify the source of their child’s behavior and learn what they can do about it. Dr. Sarah Wayland is one of the instructors trained to teach his class, and in the Fall of 2020, she will be leading one of the online discussion sections for the new fully online version of the class. During each of the 10 modules, you can learn from Dr. Shapiro as he describes proactive strategies for raising children with difficult temperaments and developmental differences. Designed to address the needs of families with children from preschool age through early adulthood, caregivers will learn to customize their approach to fit their child’s unique profile.

Dr Wayland will host a discussion session by Zoom Thursday evenings at 7:30pm starting October 8th.


  • Know Your Child/Know Yourself
  • Time-In and Self-Care
  • Engagement and Understanding
  • Motivation through Positive Attention
  • Self-Motivation & Learning from Experience
  • Motivation through Rewards
  • Problem-Solving
  • Ignoring and Timeout
  • Pausing for Empathy and Self-Reflection
  • Weaknesses, Strengths, and Independence

For details, visit the course information page on the Guiding Exceptional Parents website.

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