|Basic Parenting Leader Training Agenda
| Morning(or First Day Afternoon)
|Eat, play, socialize
Boxed lunches will be provided at noon (Manhattan). Some of the play materials used in the workshop series will be set out for you to try out before we officially begin.
||Introductions and Workshop Goals
Time to get to know each other and begin the day.
We will examine the cultural forces that make parenting difficult today and their consequences for parents. Keys to support will be identified. Participants will identify a critical idea they would like to send to parents and will create a gallery of posters that illustrate their priorities.
|| Program Goals
The concept of mindfulness will be examined. The
importance of principled action in effective parenting
Basic Parenting themes, principles and skills will be identified
and related to the National Extension Parent Education
Model. Basic Parenting is an
innovative, new way of conducting parent education. How does
the program change the current paradigm? What new creative
opportunities does it provide educators? Let's dig into the
creative core of the program so see what makes it
|| Program Components
Basic Parenting integrates
several different types of resources. The website, PLUS
programs, Insights, Cards, Handbook, and Resources will be
examined and their relationship with each other identified. Be
sure to bring your Basic Parenting resource box to the
(or Second Day Morning)
||Program Components (cont)
|| Program Procedures
We will examine the nature of effective
leadership for a Basic Parenting program. The
workshop format/procedures will be investigated. Participant
will review how to conduct a portfolio
||Back-home Strategizing and Summary
We will begin the process of creating an implementation plan for introducing Basic Parenting in a community. Participants will share ideas and provide feedback and suggestions for making the program effective.