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Contents of the training sessions

 

Contents of the training sessions 

This program aims to achieve learning objectives and behavior change in fathers and mothers, their children and the family as a whole. Accordingly, family members, working in different groups for 14 weeks, learn different types of skills that are listed in summary form:

 

  1. For fathers and mothers, the acquisition of basic parenting skills includes the following: Stress management skills, skills in reward management, differential attention and setting limits, communication skills and problem solving and knowledge of alcohol and drugs.

  2. For sons and daughters, the skills acquired are, among others, the following: communication skills, ability to recognize feelings, skills to resist peer pressure, conflict resolution skills and knowledge concerning alcohol and drugs.

  3. For the family as a whole, the skills acquired are, among others, the following: ability to achieve and/or increase family cohesion, family communication skills, family organization skills, family relationship skills and conflict resolution skills.

Program 6-12

Sessions

Parental competence program

Social skills program for children

Program to improve family relationships

1

Introduction and group formation

Greeting and rules

Introduction and group formation

2

Expectations, development and stress management

Social skills I: active listening skills

Game of sons and daughters

3

Rewards

Social skills II: conversation skills

Game of sons and daughters: rewards

4

Goals and objectives

Learning good behavior

Goals and objectives

5

Differential attention: paying attention and ignoring

How to say "NO" to stay out of trouble

Differential attention: tables and roulette

6

Communication I: relationship improvement

Communication I: better relationships

Communication I: Introduction to the family game

7

Communication II: family meetings

Communication II: family meetings

Communication II: Consolidation of the family game

8

Drugs and family: risk factors

Alcohol and drugs

Learning from fathers and mothers

9

Solving problems and giving instructions

Solving problems

Solving problems and giving instructions

10

Setting limits I: redirecting misbehavior

Introduction to the game of fathers and mothers

The game of fathers and mothers I

11

Setting limits II: practice

Confrontation skills I: recognizing feelings

The game of fathers and mothers II

12

Setting limits III: solving behavioral problems

Confrontation skills II: facing criticism

The game of fathers and mothers III

13

Building and using behavioral programs

Confrontation skills III: facing anger

Remembering what helps us and why it helps us

14

Achieving and maintaining good behavior

Graduation, resources and review

End of program and graduation party

 

Program 12-16

Sessions

Father and Mother

Son and Daughter

Family

 

1

Introduction and group formation

Introduction and group formation

Introduction and group formation

 

2

How are adolescents and stress management

Social skills I: speaking and listening

Our time

 

3

Rewards

Social skills II: conflict management

Our time and rewards

 

4

Goals and objectives

Knowing yourself

Goals and objectives

 

5

Comunication I: improve relations

Comunication I: personal comunication

Comunication I: improve relations

 

6

Comunication II: family meetings

Comunication II: family meetings

Comunication II: family meetings

 

7

Help your teen to handle peer pressure

Set limits: handle peer pressure

Help teens deal with peer pressure

 

8

Drugs and family: risk factors

Alcohol and Drugs

Family learning

 

9

Solve problems and give instructions

Solve problems

Solve problems

 

10

Relationships and sexuality

Relationships and sexuality

Relationships and sexuality

 

11

Set limits I: reduce misbehavior

Coping skills I: to express feelings and emotions

Coping skills I: empathy

 

12

Set limits II: to practice

Coping skills II: face criticism

Coping skills II: family values

 

13

Build and use behavioral programs

Coping skills III: face de anger

Coping skills III: face de anger

 

14

Achieving and maintaining good behavior

Graduation, resources and review

Final program and graduation party