Workshops

These workshops are conducted as one time sessions or as modules of 2-3 sessions for upto 40 participants.

Key Features : Addresses specific concerns and challenges | Interactive and experiential learning |Offers opportunities to practice skills learnt

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Topics are as follows:

CONNECTING THROUGH COMMUNICATION

  • To help the child express and cope with his/her feelings by creating a safe environment.

  • Learning to listen to the child so that he/she feels heard and understood.

  • Developing the skill of being an empathetic and approachable parent - an essential to strengthen the bond between parent and child.

  • To understand the impact of the way parents communicate on the child's brain

  • Communicating in a way that promotes responsibility and confidence AND BUILDS THE CHILD’S EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE.

 UNDERSTANDING THE NEEDS OF THE CHILD AND BRAIN DEVELOPMENT  

  • To get to know what latest research on brain and child development says about optimal development of the child.

  • To become aware of the developmental needs of the child. From this comes the realization that a child behaves in an instinctive manner, due to his or her needs.

  • To recognize the need of a child that is causing her to behave in a particular manner.

  • Find ways to meet the needs of the child or in situations where the need cannot be met directly to find alternatives.

  • To balance the child’s needs in relation to the needs of the other members in the family.

END THE FOOD FIGHT, GET THE ATTITUDE RIGHT

  • What helps children have a positive attitude to food- where do we go wrong?

  • How do we enable children to take responsibility for eating well and right

  • Family mealtimes -the impact it has on children's social and intellectual development

  • Eating out - a fun opportunity for learning, family bonding and exploring healthy food choices.  

FOSTERING SIBLING HARMONY

  • Building bonds between siblings

  • Helping them problem solve and resolve conflicts

  • Becoming aware of what we do as parents to promote rivalry.

  • Making each child feel special and loved for who they are.

BUILDING HEALTHY SEXUALITY

  • Building healthy gender identity – being comfortable with who you are

  • Responding to children’s curiosity and questions. Giving information on sexuality.

  • Protecting children from sexual abuse

Workshops with Resource People

We organize workshops with resource people on varied issues of concern to parents. These sessions are typically talks where participants get a perspective on specific topics and also clarify their questions.

Workshops which we conducted so far:

  • Challenges of Adolescence – Dr. Vijay Nagaswami
  • Nutrition and your child - Dr. Yamuna
  • Learning Styles - Nirmala Pandit
  • Emotional Intelligence - Dr.Ali Khwaja
  • Child Sexual Abuse - Vidya Reddy (TULIR)
  • Handling children’s fears - Dr.Sangeeta Madhu
  • Anger Management - Ruth Beaglehole
  • Setting limits - Ruth Beaglehole

If you wish to be informed about our workshops, register with us.