Parenting Spirited, Strong-Willed Kids (self-paced)
A Self-Paced 7-Module Online Course with Dr. Don MacMannis
Discover fun and effective tools to set limits, create family harmony, and nurture a much closer relationship with your 3 to 10-year-old child.
Child psychologist “Dr. Mac”has helped kids and families for over forty years.
A graduate of Dartmouth and the University of Virginia, he is the Clinical Director of the Family Therapy Institute of Santa Barbara and co-author of two highly acclaimed parenting books — How’s Your Family Really Doing? and Who’s the Boss? He recently won the title of “Best Family Therapist” in a poll taken by SBParent.com.
He also specializes in creative projects for young children. He was music director and songwriter for the PBS hit, Jay Jay the Jet Plane, and has also written for Mutt & Stuff on Nick Jr. His Happy Kids Songs are an award-winning series of fifty songs and activities that build character, social and emotional skills.
In high demand as a presenter on a variety of topics related to parenting, he has been featured in national newspapers, magazines, radio programs, CNN, Time Magazine, Inside Edition, Time for Kids, AOL, and At Home-Live.
StartOVERVIEW OF THE COURSE (42:56)
StartModule 1 - LEARNING WHY THE ‘WIN-WIN WAY’ REALLY WORKS (40:16)
StartModule 2 - HANDLING FAMILY FEELINGS IN HELPFUL WAYS (35:28)
StartModule 3 - CREATING HARMONY THROUGH TEAMWORK, RULES AND ROLES (30:09)
StartModule 4 - GENERATING UNIQUE AND POSITIVE INCENTIVES TO MOTIVATE WAYS (36:02)
StartModule 5 - CARING AND EFFECTIVE CONSEQUENCES THAT KIDS PREFER (40:33)
StartModule 6 - LAUNCHING THE NEW GAME PLAN IN A FAMILY MEETING (23:36)
StartModule 7 - OVERCOMING ROADBLOCKS AND CUSTOM-TAILORING THE SYSTEM (38:50)