Jewish Community Center of Washington, DC

Parenting Center Workshop: Parenting Without Power Struggles (July 2019)

Date:
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Time:
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:
Mary's Center in Adams Morgan, 2335 Ontario Road, NW

$47; Discounted Member Rate $32 (prices include a $2 service charge)  Power Struggles with Kids
Led by Claire Lerner, L.C.S.W.-C 

In partnership with Mary’s Center – a local organization dedicated to building better futures through the delivery of health care, education, and social service.

"You need to eat four more pieces!" . . . "Bedtime NOW" . . .  "NO!  I do it!"  If this sounds familiar, you are not alone.  Power struggles are maddening for parents, and, it turns out, not good for children either. Putting these struggles in a developmental context, this workshop will provide strategies for how to encourage your child's growing need to assert independence while still maintaining your control and authority. Struggles around mealtime, potty training, cooperation and others will be addressed.

About Claire Lerner
Claire Lerner, L.C.S.W.-C is a licensed clinical social worker and child development specialist. She was the Director of Parenting Resources at ZERO TO THREE (ZTT) for over 18 years, overseeing the development of all parenting content, print and digital, and is now the Director of Strategic Initiatives at ZTT to focus on developing new partnerships to expand the organization’s reach directly to parents. In addition to her work at ZTT, Claire has been a practicing clinician for over 27 years, providing parent education, consultation to families with young children, consultation to local preschools, training to early childhood professionals and pediatricians.  Claire is also the parent of two spirited children, now in their 20s.   

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