PEP welcomes Alyson Schafer for PEP’s annual Noted Parenting Author Series. Schafer is a therapist, author and internationally acclaimed parenting expert who empowers families by sharing her insights for raising happy and healthy kids. With her witty and warm style, Schafer provides common sense strategies that busy parents can immediately apply.
Schafer will speak about The Joys and Fears of the Teen Years on November 17. Parenting teens today requires a unique and empathetic parenting approach. Alyson speaks candidly about the joys and challenges that face teens, pre-teens and their parents during the transition to adulthood. Parents will learn brain-based research on teen behavior, interpersonal solutions to teen problems, a refreshing understanding of how great teens can be and a reality check on the real issues for which we need to be prepared.
Schafer will speak about Moving From Conflict to Cooperation on November 18. Whether it is sibling bickering or parent-child power struggles, conflict is a part of family life. Navigating conflict constructively isn’t always intuitive. Fortunately, kids give us endless opportunities to both improve our skills and help them develop their own. Using a four-step approach, you’ll learn:
Speakers from previous Noted Parenting Author talks and their books are below.