PARENT EFFECTIVENESS TRAINING
Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T.) classes, developed by Dr. Thomas Gordon teach parents how to communicate more effectively with kids and offer step-by-step advice to resolve family conflicts so everybody wins. P.E.T. workshop is an 8-week group parenting class teaching you proven communication skills to help you become compassionate without being permissive, and to be more assertive without bribery, yelling or commercialized techniques such as time-out.
The Overall Goal of P.E.T. is to teach parents very practical communication and conflict resolution skills to create more happy and satisfying relationships with their children. Parents take the full workshop will learn:
- How to talk to your children so that they will listen to you.
- How to listen to your children so they feel genuinely understood.
- How to resolve conflicts and problems in your family so that no one loses and problems stay solved.
- A method for troubleshooting family problems and knowing which skills to use to solve them.
This program was created by award-winning psychologist and three-time Nobel Peace Prize Nominee, Dr. Thomas Gordon in 1962. Offered by certified P.E.T. Instructors.