What Will You Learn?
Book Club Outline - 8 week
What is the P.E.T. Book Club?
In response to the current COVID-19 crisis, that we are all learning to deal wtih, Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T.) Book club is a chance to have an interactive discussion about the content within the P.E.T. book.
For 8 weeks, a small group of parents will look at two chapters per week. Participants and Instructor will dive into the Parent Effectiveness model for an in-depth experience that will ready those participants for taking the P.E.T. course when it is safe to meet face-to-face again. Within the the book, you will learn proven communication skills to help you become compassionate without being permissive, and to be more assertive without bribery, yelling or commercialized techniques such as time-out.
What will you learn?
How to talk to your children so that they will listen to you.
How to listen to your children so they feel genuinely understood.
How to resolve conflicts and problems in your family so that no one loses and problems stay solved.
How to confidently communicate and create a more calm happy family ecosystem.
Book Club Outline
Two chapters a week
Chapter 1 - Parents are Blamed but not Trained
Chapter 2 - Parents are Persons, Not Gods
Chapter 3 - How to Listen so Kids Will Talk to You
Chapter 4 - Putting Your Active Listening Skills to Work
Chapter 5 - How to Listen to Kids too Young to Talk Much
Chapter 6 - How to Talk so Kids Will Listen to You
Chapter 7 - Putting I-Messages to Work
Chapter 8 - Changing Unacceptable Behavior by Changing the Environment
Chapter 9 - Inevitable Parent-Child Conflicts: Who Should Win?
Chapter 10 - Parental Power: Necessary and Justified?
Chapter 11 - The "No-Lose" Method for Resolving Conflicts
Chapter 12 - Parents' Fears and Concerns about the "No-Lose" Method
Chapter 13 - Putting the"No-Lose" Method to Work
Chapter 14 - How to Avoid Being Fired as a Parent
Chapter 15 - How Parents Can Prevent Conflicts by Modifying Themselves
Chapter 16 - The Other Parents of Your Children
Children are more likely to open themselves up to receive their parents' message if their parents hear them out first.
-Dr. Thomas Gordon
Your children will feel free to discuss their problems and concerns with you instead of withdrawing.
no lose method
You will learn how to work with each other instead of against each other.
Everyone can participate in rule-setting so all will feel motivated to comply with the rules.
Your will be able to children will learn how to deal with their feelings, express them and move forward
You’ll gain confidence in yourself and your parenting
more peace, more love
Fewer power struggles–less tension, less resentment, more fun, more peace, more love.