Utförlig presentation på engelska av andra delkursen Helping Children Grow Up
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Dr Gordon Neufelds distance course
Power to Parent, part II, Helping Children Grow Up

Course outline for part II
Helping Children Grow Up video series

Session 1: Parents and the Miracle of Maturation

• the growth analogy introduced
• the role of relationship in learning and maturation
• immaturity a primary cause of problems
• growth is rooted in attachment
• growth emanates from a place of rest
• the three maturing processes introduced
• maturation & the plant analogy
• maturation and the engine analogy

Session 2: How to Give Children the REST they Need to Grow

• how to take charge of the proximity work
• how to provide more than is being pursued
• how to keep the connection safe and secure
• how to fulfill a child’s attachment hunger
• how to convey trust in a child’s becoming
• two core reasons for chronic restlessness

Session 3: The keys to Independence and Responsibility

• introducing the emergent process and its fruit
• the three tell-tale signs of the emergent life-force at work
• five ways in which children need to venture forth
• attachment and emergence
• why the nonemergent have trouble learning and behaving

Session 4: How to help children become their own persons

• how to draw out emergent activity
• how to give the ROOM a child needs
• how to nurture emergence by placing in charge
• how to get a child into the driver’s seat of life
• how to protect budding emergence and individuality
• how to deal with the nonemergent child

Session 5: Keys to Resilience, Resourcefulness & Recovery

• introducing the adaptive process and its fruit
• why children need to find their tears
• why some children lose their tears
• how some children emerge through attachment loss & lack
• why the tearless have problems learning and behaving

Session 6: How to help children accept limits and adapt to circumstances

• how to be both an agent of futility and an angel of comfort
• how to do the three-step dance of adaptation
• how to keep from spoiling one’s child
• how to know when a child needs to be danced to the turning point
• how to deal with the tearless child

Session 7: Keys to Emotional and Social Maturity

• introducing the integrative process and its fruit
• the miracle of mixed feelings
• the neuroscience of maturation
• the stages of integrative development
• how Nature builds character & fosters morality
• why some children lack mixed feelings
• the magic of addition
• how to become a well-tempered parent

Session 8: How to help Children find their Self-control and Social Sensitivity

• how to get a good mix
• how to set the stage for mixed feelings
• how to use ‘tempering’ as a discipline technique
• how to know when your child suffers from the ‘preschooler syndrome’
• how to deal with the impulsive and immature child

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