Effective Parenting Models for the 21st Century
Sponsored by the Counselor Education Program of Palm Beach Atlantic University.
Description: Morning session: 9:00 to 12:00: Effective Parenting Models for Post-Millennial Children:
Learning objectives: To help prepare counselors and others who work in youth leadership positions to:
- help parents learn to deal with the changing technological world that is confronting children and teens
- understand how technology and our rapidly changing culture is affecting children’s development
- identify and avoid pitfalls introduced by these changes
- help parents know how to mentor and guide their children and teens
- understand how insights from the bonding, attachment and attunement can be helpful to them in this process
- understand how insights about relational connection, communication and spiritual modeling can also help them.
Facing the New Giant: This seminar will help prepare counselors and others who work in youth leadership positions (e.g. school leaders, youth church leaders, etc.) to deal with the changing technological world that is confronting young people. Specifically, this seminar will address the impact of constant changes in technology, specifically the role of social media, on emotional and relational maturity in children and teens. The seminar will present strategies that counselors and youth workers can employ in mediating the impact on young people in their care.
Afternoon session: 1:00 to 4:00:
Effective Parenting Models for Post-Millennial Children: Emotional Leading
This seminar will focus on how parents can mentor and guide their children using principles gleaned from developmental psychopathology. The application of research on psychosocial development, attachment, and the development of the self will be explored. Spiritual modeling, models of relational connection, as well as exploration of the communication of purpose and meaning will be presented.
Presenter: Jeffrey Black, Ph.D., Chair of the Counseling Program at Cairn University
About the presenter: Dr. Jeffrey Black is a professor of Counseling and Psychology and the Chair of Department of Counseling and Psychology at Cairn University. Dr. Black is a licensed psychologist who has been in practice as a counselor for 35 years. Dr. Black has a Master’s degree in religious studies from Westminster Theological Seminary, a Masters in Clinical Psychology and a Ph.D. in developmental psychology from Temple University. Dr. Black has provided individual, marital and family counseling in both a group practice and private practice context. In addition, he served as a counseling pastor at a church of 8000 adults for 21 years. As a psychologist Dr. Black has performed psychological assessments with children and adolescents and served as a Director of Clinical Services at an inpatient residential children’s program. Dr. Black has served as an adjunct professor at Westminster Theological Seminary, Biblical Theological Seminary and has been the Chair of the Counseling and Psychology department at Cairn University for ten years.
When: Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 9:00 to 4:00
Cost: $25.00 Registration fee includes lunch and 6 CEUs. (This workshop is offered at a significantly reduced fee as a gift from the counseling program at PBA to the community.)
Where: If you are unfamiliar with the PBA campus, go to www.pba.edu and search for maps. Free parking is available in the parking garage (Building P5). The workshop will be held about one block away on the second floor of the Lassiter Student Center (Building 30)
To Register go online to https://sfacconline.wufoo.com/forms/effective-parenting-models/
Coordinated by the South Florida Association of Christian Counselors
The Counselor Education Program of Palm Beach Atlantic University is authorized to offer CE credits by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number BAP #820-Exp. 3/2017.