1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Pacific
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Mountain
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Central
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Eastern
Anyone who was ever a child can understand and apply conscious parenting! This course is for you if you’re a parent or if any of your clients are parents. Bringing the principles of the relational paradigm and the Imago Dialogue this course creates a plan for “upstream clean-up” by helping parents fully understand the needs of children. Based on the latest research into neuroscience and child development, you’ll learn practical tools to use every day to help your child develop into a healthy relational adult.
Based on the book Giving the Love That Heals, by Harville Hendrix and Helen La Kelly Hunt, Connected Parents, Thriving Kids: the Imago Parenting Program is presented over 8 weekly online classes that make learning fun and accessible.
After this course, participants will be able to:
Discuss connection as a fundamental emotional need, in relationship to brain function and brain development
Describe the stages of development
Demonstrate and integrate validating our children’s perceptions and way of thinking
Demonstrate and integrate experiencing and expressing empathy with our children’s feelings
Interpret the impact of childhood on parenting style
Discuss and recognize children’s need for limits and connection
Practice H.O.L.D. – setting limits while maintaining connection
Explain and restructure ‘I-Know’ talk and symbiosis
Describe the neurobiology of reactivity
Summarize how reactivity can damage the relationship and the individual‘s sense of self
Apply ways to help children self-soothe
Discuss and recognize the impact of early wounding on the way you or your client’s parent your/their children
Plan personal goal map for future
Describe patterns of behavior that indicate unmet needs
Differentiate between needs and wants in the developing child
Explain the impact of childhood relational trauma on adult functioning
0:00 - 0:10 - Checkin
0:10 - 0:45 - Lecture
0:45 - 1:30 - Demonstration & Practice
1:30 - 1:45 - Small Group Discussion and Practice
1:45 - 2:00 - Q&A and closing
This program is intended for Certified Imago Therapists, Imago Therapists in Training, Certified Imago Facilitators and Educators, Certified Imago Workshop Presenters from beginning to advanced level. This program is also appropriate for parents or people who work with parents (the general public). There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for this program.
Marcia Ferstenfeld, M.A., CIRT, CI is known for her keen grasp of the heart of Imago theory and practice. She has been a moving force in Imago since 1993. Marcia brings warmth, humor, clarity, knowledge and intuition to her teaching which creates a learning environment that benefits every learning style.
Marcia works to create a safe environment that allows participants to stretch into their potential, and do the work of growth and healing, both personally and professionally. The core of her clinical practice, Imago has transformed her work. Assisted by Larry, her husband of 55 years, the two bring a wealth of insight and experience gleaned from their personal devotion to their own evolving Imago relationship.
Early Bird Discount - 10% off (if registered before 9/27)
IRNA Gold Members - 20% off
IRNA Silver Members - 10% off
Members must be logged in to get discounts.
16 CEs available for an additional $40.
This Live Interactive Webinar provides 16 CE hours and is cosponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars, P.O. Box 14473, Santa Rosa, CA 95402.