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Don’t Miss The Parenting Children Course @ WAB

on Mar 18, 2016 in Blog, News and Events, Uncategorized | 0 comments

thThe Parenting Children Course

Location: WAB (Western Academy of Beijing)

Course facilitators: Tarryn Wright (Certified Counselor, China Hope Center Shunyi) and Abby Langmead (BSB parent and group work trainer


How to register: please email tarryn@chinahopecenter.org

Cost of course: Free!

Course date and time:

14th of April, Elementary School 1st Floor Conference Room
21st of April, Middle School Loft
28th of April, Middle School Loft
5th of May, Middle School Loft
12th of May, Middle School Loft

Time: 9:00am-11:30am

Aimed  at parents of children aged 0-10 years. Course details:

‘The Parenting Children Course’ written by Nicky and Sila Lee from HTB London. Married for 30 years with 4 children they have spoken to thousands on the subject of parenting and family life challenges. They have also authored ‘The Parenting Book’ and ‘The Marriage Book’ and written courses based on their experiences. These courses are fully approved by the Chinese Government and ‘The Marriage Course’ has been running here for many years. The course is based on Christian principles of promoting positive family relationships and positive identity and self-worth. It is open to anyone regardless of personal belief. You can find out more details at www.relationshipcentral.ca/the-parenting-children-course/

Topics include:

  1. Building strong foundations

(How the family should be a source of support to children providing a secure base, learning how to relate to one another, learning boundaries)

  1. Meeting our children’s needs

(The emotional tank, unconditional love, the Five love languages based on Gary Chapman’s best selling book, expressing love in families)

  1. Setting boundaries

(Different styles of parenting, helping children take responsibility, helping children make good choices)

  1. Teaching healthy relationships

(Listening, dealing with emotions, modeling)

  1. Our long term aim

(Aims for our children, healthy independence, a secure identity)

About the course facilitators:

Tarryn Wright, Counselor, China Hope Center, See Bio

Abby Langmead is a friend of China Hope Center.  She holds a UK qualification to Masters level in Social Work with children and families. In the UK she ran groups with children, parents and conducted local authority training to Approved Foster Carers including child protection. She also ran support groups for children whose siblings had special needs. In China she previously worked as a training officer for the UK Charity ‘Care for Children’ designing and conducting cross cultural training on behalf of the Chinese government to Chinese foster carers.  She has been raising two boys oversees for the last 12 years and understands the challenges of bringing up children abroad.