In just 3 sessions, this program helps couples handle challenges as they build a new stepfamily. Also teaches how to use powerful communication and negotiation skills to strengthen marriage and family.
Offer a 3-session class focusing on stepfamily issues
Active Parenting for Stepfamilies in 3 (APSF3) is an abridged version of the 6-session Active Parenting for Stepfamilies course. APSF3 uses many of the same elements of the original program, but it’s only 3 sessions and focuses mainly on topics specific to blended families.
To find out how to offer this course online using one of our convenient virtual options, call 800-825-0060 ext 2.
Here’s what you’ll teach in each session:
Session I: Stepfamily Living – A Different Parenting Challenge
- Emotional baggage
- Coping with loss
- Adjusting expectations
- 5 Guidelines for Active Stepparents
Session II: Turning Differences into Opportunities
- Dealing with differences
- Establishing limits (of time, space, authority, money)
- Avoiding loyalty conflicts
- Easing transitions
Session III: Encouraging Stepfamily Success
- Discipline in a stepfamily
- Power of encouragement
Video makes leading your class easy
The program kit contains extensive video to help illustrate key points—and to keep participants engaged. Parents may see themselves in the entertaining video sketches featuring stepfamilies grappling with common issues. Presented with humor and empathy, each scene that presents a problem also offers a solution. See for yourself:
Your program kit contains 100 minutes of video demonstrating key concepts. Here’s a sample.
Other Program Materials:
Active Parenting for Stepfamilies Parent’s Guide
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Active Parenting for Stepfamilies in 3 Course Announcement Poster
Active Parenting for Stepfamilies in 3 Promo Flyer
Active Parenting for Stepfamilies Leader’s Guide
Active Parenting for Stepfamilies in 3 Certificates of Completion
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