Common Ground Speaker Series at PBS

Posted March 7, 2011

We are excited to announce that PBS has been selected to host our first Common Ground Speaker!

Alyson Schafer - Rules & Tools for Better Parenting: Two Terrific Topics for Preschool & Elementary School Parents

Psychotherapist Alyson Schafer is one of Canada’s foremost authorities on child-rearing, discipline and parenthood. She hosts “The Parenting Show” on Canadian TV and is the bestselling author of: Breaking the Good Mom Myth and Honey, I Wrecked the Kids: When Screaming, Threats, Bribes, Time-Outs, Sticker Charts and Removing Privileges All Don’t Work.

Ms. Schafer’s fresh approach helps parents succeed with even the most strong-willed, “disciplined-resistant” children. Her “Ain’t Misbehavin’” talks focus on diagnosing and correcting children’s behavior in a manner that restores calm and honors the individual needs of the child. Her presentations on “Power Struggles” include clear, concise advice on how to deescalate tensions through the effective use of touch, voice and body language.

There will be two different lectures.

Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Why Kids Do What They Do:

Tuesday, March 22 at 9:00 am - Trinity School - 2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park

Tuesday, March 22 at 7:00 pm - The Nueva School - 6565 Skyline Boulevard, Hillsborough

Power Struggles -Win-Win Strategies for Families:

Wednesday, March 23 at 9:00 am - Yavneh Day School - 148552 Oka Road, Los Gatos

Wednesday, March 23 at 7:00 pm - Phillips Brooks School, MPR

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