Jan
6
8:30 AM08:30

Thriving With Teens Part II (Baltimore, MD)

Teens, teens, teens . . . 

Teens, teens, teens . . . 

  • Held in Baltimore, Maryland, at a private home, for 1 all-day  meeting
  • For parents of teens age 13 to 18
  • This class is part 1 of a 2-part Thriving with Teens intensive class; part 1 is a pre-requisite for Thriving with Teens Part 2
    #18.1.433

Learn proven, positive strategies to parent teenagers effectively in the midst of their peers, media, the Internet and their own adolescent development. In this class (part 2 of a 2 part course), you'll learn strategies to redirect teen misbehavior, solve problems collaboratively with your teen(s), use consequences and positive discipline to guide your teen’s growing independence; and build a relationship based on mutual respect, cooperation and responsibility.

  • Cost: $179/person (10% discount for PEP Members: $161.10)
  • Attending with a spouse or partner? Spouses can register for $50. Please call the PEP office for this special rate.
  • Textbook: Positive Discipline for Teenagers, by Jane Nelsen and Lynn Lott.
  • Textbook cost$18.02 (PEP members $16.22)
  • Lunch will be provided.
    #18.1.433
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Jan
10
9:00 PM21:00

FREE Why Don't My Kids Listen to Me? (Online)

Why Don't My Kids Listen to Me?

  • Held Online!

  • For parents of children age 2 ½-18 who have never taken a PEP course #18.1.804
  • Are you tired of saying the same things over and over? Do you find yourself giving in to your kids’ demands and/or yelling at them? How many times DO you have to tell them? Come to this free workshop and learn how to gain your children’s cooperation without nagging, bribing or yelling.
  • This is a FREE CLASS, however, you must pre-register.
    #18.1.804
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Jan
11
7:00 PM19:00

Why Don't My Kids Listen to Me?

Talk to the child, not to the hand!

Talk to the child, not to the hand!

Why Don't My Kids Listen to Me?

  • Held in Washington, DC, at Temple Micah for 1 class meeting

  • For parents of children age 2 ½-18 who have never taken a PEP course #18.1.804
  • Are you tired of saying the same things over and over? Do you find yourself giving in to your kids’ demands and/or yelling at them? How many times DO you have to tell them? Come to this free workshop and learn how to gain your children’s cooperation without nagging, bribing or yelling.
  • This is a FREE CLASS, however, you must pre-register to reserve a seat.
    #18.1.804
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Jan
19
to Jan 20

Winter 2017 PEP I: Parenting Bootcamp (DC)

Families work together better after PEP.

Families work together better after PEP.

PEP I: Parenting Bootcamp

  • Held in Washington, DC, at Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church, this "bootcamp" teaches the 8-week PEP I curriculum over 1 Friday evening (6:30-9:30 pm) and 1 Saturday all-day meeting (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.).
  • For parents of children age 5 to 12, who want to take PEP I, but don't have 8 weeks to devote. #18.1.104
  • Do you wonder how to raise your children to be responsible, respectful and trustworthy—all while getting dinner on the table? Do you worry about cyberspace, peer pressure and other facts of modern life? Parenting, while it brings much joy, is hard work. This class will make it easier and much more satisfying by giving you a sound framework for positive parenting and proven skills to correct whining, backtalk, defiance and the whole range of misbehavior. Learn how you can be closer and have more fun as a family while also motivating your children to be more cooperative, self-disciplined and successful.

  • Cost: $259/person (10% discount for PEP Members: $233.10)
  • Textbook: Parenting with Courage and Uncommon Sense, by Linda E. Jessup & Emory Luce Baldwin
  • Textbook cost: $16.96 ($15.26/PEP members). The book is available at the first class.
  • Parents must be able to attend both days, Friday evening 6:30-9:30 pm, and all day Saturday, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm.
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Feb
2
to Feb 3

Winter 2017 PEP I: Parenting Bootcamp (Kensington, MD)

Add more joy to your parenting journey!

Add more joy to your parenting journey!

PEP I: Parenting Bootcamp

  • Held in Kensington, Maryland, at PEP, this "bootcamp' teaches the 8-week PEP I curriculum over 1 Friday evening (6:30-9:30 pm) and 1 Saturday all-day meeting (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.).
  • For parents of children age 5 to 12, who want to take PEP I, but don't have 8 weeks to devote. #18.1.104
  • Do you wonder how to raise your children to be responsible, respectful and trustworthy—all while getting dinner on the table? Do you worry about cyberspace, peer pressure and other facts of modern life? Parenting, while it brings much joy, is hard work. This class will make it easier and much more satisfying by giving you a sound framework for positive parenting and proven skills to correct whining, backtalk, defiance and the whole range of misbehavior. Learn how you can be closer and have more fun as a family while also motivating your children to be more cooperative, self-disciplined and successful.

  • Cost: $259/person (10% discount for PEP Members: $233.10)
  • Textbook: Parenting with Courage and Uncommon Sense, by Linda E. Jessup & Emory Luce Baldwin
  • Textbook cost: $16.96 ($15.26/PEP members). The book is available at the first class.
  • Parents must be able to attend both days, Friday evening 6:30-9:30 pm, and all day Saturday, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm.
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Oct
20
to Oct 21

PEP I: Parenting Bootcamp

PEP I: Parenting Bootcamp

  • Held in Kensington, Maryland, at PEP, this "bootcamp" teaches the 8-week PEP I curriculum over 1 Friday evening (6:30-9:30 pm) and 1 Saturday all-day meeting (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.).
  • For parents of children age 5 to 12, who've wanted to take PEP I but don't have 8 weeks to devote. #17.4.108

Do you wonder how to raise your children to be responsible, respectful and trustworthy—all while getting dinner on the table? Do you worry about cyberspace, peer pressure and other facts of modern life? Parenting, while it brings much joy, is hard work. This class will make it easier and much more satisfying by giving you a sound framework for positive parenting and proven skills to correct whining, backtalk, defiance and the whole range of misbehavior. Learn how you can be closer and have more fun as a family while also motivating your children to be more cooperative, self-disciplined and successful.

  • Cost: $279/person (10% discount for PEP Members: $251.10)
  • Textbook: Parenting with Courage and Uncommon Sense, by Linda E. Jessup & Emory Luce Baldwin
  • Textbook cost: $16.96 ($15.26/PEP members). The book is available at the first class.
  • Parents must be able to attend both days, Friday evening 6:30-9:30 pm, and all day Saturday, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm.
  • Check-in Friday 6 p.m.
  • Please note the special refund policy for this intensive class (the 8-week curriculum taught in fewer meetings): If you cancel your registration at least 48 hours before the first day, you will receive a refund minus an administrative fee of $15 per person per course. There will be no other refunds. 
    #17.4.108
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Oct
3
9:45 AM09:45

PEP 1: Parenting 5-to-12-Year-Olds

PEP I: Parenting 5-to-12-Year-Olds

  • Held in Washington, DC, at Temple Micah for 8 class meetings 
  • For parents of children age 5-12 #17.4.101

Do you wonder how to raise your children to be responsible, respectful and trustworthy—all while getting dinner on the table? Do you worry about cyberspace, peer pressure and other facts of modern life? Parenting, while it brings much joy, is hard work. This class will make it easier and much more satisfying by giving you a sound framework for positive parenting and proven skills to correct whining, backtalk, defiance and the whole range of misbehavior. Learn how you can be closer and have more fun as a family while also motivating your children to be more cooperative, self-disciplined and successful.

  • Cost: $279/person (10% discount for PEP Members: $251.10)
  • Textbook: Parenting with Courage and Uncommon Sense, by Linda E. Jessup and Emory Luce Baldwin
  • Textbook cost: $16.96 ($15.26/PEP members.) The book is available at the first class.
  • This class skips 10/31
  • NOTE: Attendance is key. Within each course, the material taught builds on prior class meetings. PEP encourages parents to register for a course only if they are able to attend at least one of the first two class meetings. For the same reason, PEP does not permit parents to alternate attending the course with another parent.
    #17.4.101
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Sep
13
9:00 PM21:00

Start the School Year Right - Getting Organized

NEW! Interactive online workshop: Start the School Year Right - Getting Organized

WedDate: 9/13/2017From: 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Held online for 1 class meeting

for parents of children ages 4 to 14 #17.4.601

School’s back in session, and there’s so much to do: after-school activities, lessons, homework, meal prep…and the list goes on. Examine the common pitfalls in organizing life with growing children, and gain concrete tips for de-cluttering your schedule and your house to make space and time to enjoy your family more.

Cost: $25 (10% discount for PEP Members: $22.50)

Can't attend live? By registering, you will be able to view the course live, view a recording at any time for 12 months, or both!

Includes a 15 minutes Q & A opportunity from 9:45-10 p.m.

If you experience technical difficulties during this class, please call 301-929-8824.

NOTE: Letters of attendance are not available for online classes.
#17.4.601

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Jul
21
to Jul 22

Summer 2017 PEP 1: Boot Camp

Do you wonder how to raise your children to be responsible, respectful and trustworthy—all while getting dinner on the table? Do you worry about cyberspace, peer pressure and other facts of modern life? Parenting, while it brings much joy, is hard work. This class will make it easier and much more satisfying by giving you a sound framework for positive parenting and proven skills to correct whining, backtalk, defiance and the whole range of misbehavior. Learn how you can be closer and have more fun as a family while also motivating your children to be more cooperative, self-disciplined and successful.

DETAILS

  • Cost: $259/person (10% discount for PEP Members: $233.10)
  • Textbook: Parenting with Courage and Uncommon Sense, by Linda E. Jessup & Emory Luce Baldwin
  • Textbook cost: $16.96 ($15.26/PEP members). The book is available at the first class.
  • Parents must be able to attend both days, Friday evening 6:30-9:30 pm, and all day Saturday, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm.
  • Check-in Friday 6 p.m.
  • Please note the special refund policy for this intensive class (the 8-week curriculum taught in fewer meetings): If you cancel your registration at least 48 hours before the first day, you will receive a refund minus an administrative fee of $15 per person per course. There will be no other refunds. 
    #17.2.103
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Jun
1
7:00 PM19:00

Setting Limits and Learning to Say "No"

  • Held in Washington, DC, at Temple Micah for 1 class meeting.
  • For parents of children age 5-12. #17.2.608

How do you stay kind and firm when your children argue and test you? Upholding clear rules and expectations is worth the effort, and you can learn a process for determining the right balance of freedom and responsibility for your child.

  • Cost: $35/person (10% discount for PEP Members: $31.50)
    #17.2.608
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May
19
to May 20

PEP 1: Boot Camp

Do you wonder how to raise your children to be responsible, respectful and trustworthy—all while getting dinner on the table? Do you worry about cyberspace, peer pressure and other facts of modern life? Parenting, while it brings much joy, is hard work. This class will make it easier and much more satisfying by giving you a sound framework for positive parenting and proven skills to correct whining, backtalk, defiance and the whole range of misbehavior. Learn how you can be closer and have more fun as a family while also motivating your children to be more cooperative, self-disciplined and successful.

DETAILS

  • Cost: $259/person (10% discount for PEP Members: $233.10)
  • Textbook: Parenting with Courage and Uncommon Sense, by Linda E. Jessup & Emory Luce Baldwin
  • Textbook cost: $16.96 ($15.26/PEP members). The book is available at the first class.
  • Parents must be able to attend both days, Friday evening 6:30-9:30 pm, and all day Saturday, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm.
  • Check-in Friday 6 p.m.
  • Please note the special refund policy for this intensive class (the 8-week curriculum taught in fewer meetings): If you cancel your registration at least 48 hours before the first day, you will receive a refund minus an administrative fee of $15 per person per course. There will be no other refunds. 
    #17.2.103
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May
18
7:00 PM19:00

Power Tools for Power Struggles

  • Held in Washington, DC, at Temple Micah for 1 class meeting.
  • For parents of children age 5-12. #17.2.606

It’s a familiar scene: You need your child to do something, and he or she refuses. Parents insist, children dig in—and the battle is on. Come learn what really causes the struggles, get tips to avoid them, and develop a game plan for gaining your child’s cooperation.

  • Cost: $35/person (10% discount for PEP Members: $31.50)
    #17.2.606
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