Workshops & Lectures for Parents

Workshops & Lectures for Parents2018-09-19T21:34:47+00:00

You can do this: Motivating teens with ADHD and LD
Does your teen have a tough time starting and completing things they have to do?

Learn how to successfully motivate teens with ADHD using Dr. Saline’s strength-based, collaborative approach. Instead of arguments and frustration, you can increase their buy-in and their motivation. With insights from teens themselves and practical techniques that have helped hundreds of families, you’ll discover effective solutions to daily challenges. These strategies teach all-important executive functioning skills that increase personal accountability and foster independence. Your kids will procrastinate less and you’ll watch them thrive.

What kids with ADHD wish you knew and how you can help: the 5C’s approach for success in school and life

Do you ever wonder what’s really going on in your child’s mind? Based on her current book, Dr. Saline offers rare insights into how kids honestly think and feel about having ADHD. With her unique, strength-based approach–’the 5 C’s of ADHD parenting,’ you will learn how to teach your kids daily living skills with less arguing and more cooperation.

The ABC’s of ADHD and Executive Functioning: Creative solutions to life’s daily challenges

Discover new approaches to daily challenges of living with a child or teen with ADHD. Learn how to improve your child’s executive functioning skills while reducing conflict and building competence. Dr. Saline’s strength-based approach to managing challenging behaviors will bring calm to your family and help your child reach their potential.

“Off you go!” How parents can help their teens with learning differences (and themselves) navigate the transition from high school to the next chapter

Are you struggling to launch your teen? How do you know when to support them and when to let go? Dr. Saline will help you navigate this tricky transition. You will learn useful tools to balance independence and connection so they forge a successful post-high school path towards adulthood.

“What were you thinking?” How understanding the adolescent brain helps you raise competent, resilient teens

What is going on your teen’s brain? How can you respond thoughtfully to them without losing your cool? Dr. Saline will share the latest research about the changing teen brain, including the effects of technology and substance use on its development. You will learn effective strategies for motivating kids, solving conflicts and nurturing self-esteem while staying calm and positive.

When worrying takes over: Managing anxiety in your child or teen

Is your child worried and stressed? Today’s kids are more anxious than ever before. Dr. Saline will help you understand the causes and symptoms of anxiety and what really works to help reduce worry. Learn easy, effective tools to help your child worry less and feel more competent and confident.

Raising 21st Century Digital Kids: Balancing screen time and why it matters

Overwhelmed by technology in your family? Struggling to set limits that work? In this workshop, Dr. Saline will talk about raising kids in today’s digital world with less yelling and more cooperation. Learn to create a balanced relationship to electronic devices and social media for everyone in your family and reconnect to each other.

“Arrgghh! I’m at the end of my rope!”–Parenting tools that really work

Why does your child act that way? Dr. Saline will help you understand why kids’ physical, emotional and psychological development presents parents with constantly changing challenges.  With her unique 5C’s parenting approach, she provides easy, practical tools to reduce conflict and increase cooperation.