Descriptions and Benefits
Systematic Training for Effective Parenting
The Parent's Handbook
helps meet the challenge of raising a family.
Chapter 1. Understanding Yourself and Your Child
Chapter 2. Understanding Beliefs and Feelings
Chapter 3. Encouraging Your Child and Yourself
Chapter 4. Listening and Talking to Your Child
Chapter 5. Helping Children Cooperate
Chapter 6. Discipline That Makes Sense
Chapter 7. Choosing Your Approach
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Parenting Young Children:
This guide provides tools for parenting; infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Chapter 1. Understanding Young Children
Chapter 2. Understanding Young Children's Behavior
Chapter 3. Building Self-Esteem in the Early Years
Chapter 4. Listening and Talking to Young Children
Chapter 5. Helping Young Children Learn to Cooperate
Chapter 6. Discipline for Young Children
Chapter 7. Young Children's Social and Emotional Development
In addition, learn to:
Apply the 'Four Purposes of Behavior and Misbehavior' (D. Dinkmeyer et al, 1997)
Make your discipline plan
Hold routine family meetings
STEP programs: the building blocks for amazingly constructive family time!
Systematic Training for Effective Parenting of Teens
The Parent's Guide
Chapter 1. Understanding Your Teenager and Yourself
Chapter 2. Personality Development
Chapter 3. Emotions: A Source of Support or Frustration?
Chapter 4. Encouragement: Building Your Teen's Self-Esteem
Chapter 5. Communication: Listening
Chapter 6. Communication: Expressing Your Feelings and Exploring Alternatives
Chapter 7. Discipline: The Development of Responsibility
Chapter 8. Discipline: Selecting the Appropriate Approach
Chapter 9. The Family Meeting
Chapter 10. Special Challenges
The Parent's Guide shows parents how to encourage independence, cooperation, self-confidence and so much more.
D. Dinkmeyer Sr., G. McKay, and D. Dinkmeyer Jr. (1997). The Parent's Handbook. STEP Publishers, LLC.
D. Dinkmeyer Sr., G. McKay, J. Dinkmeyer, D. Dinkmeyer Jr., J. McKay. (1997). Parenting Young Children. STEP Publishers, LLC.
D. Dinkmeyer & G. McKay (1983). The Parent's Guide. STEP Publishers, LLC.
The Hands-on Respect Massage in Schools Program (MISP)
"The effects of massage are immediate
...yet they last a lifetime."
At Care to Calm, LLC we align with the Mission Statement from MISP:
The mission of the Massage in Schools Association Program is to provide high-quality and professional training to all teachers and caring adults willing to bring nurturing touch into schools.
Students will learn to interact with kindness & decency...through 16 safe-touch hand to back, head, neck and shoulders....such as the bear-walk, climbing down the rope, bunny hop & more!
The students takeaway: routine!
The classroom with thrive!
This student-led program can be implemented throughout the school year!
The results, students:
Get along better,
Focus more effectively
Look forward to attending school.
And, student confidence increases
So, it promotes a sense of self.
As a result of MISP participation, students have become:
Able to make social contacts more easily
More positive socially
Able to concentrate more successfully
Allows neurotransmitters to do their job; the release of oxytocin, opioids, dopamine, serotonin, melatonin and minimizes ACTH and cortisol. For more information see the site below.
M. Elmsäter & S. Hetu. (2007). Massage in Schools Programme. Manual for MISP Instructors UR Publications & Programmes, Inc. http://www.misa-usa.com/mission