Tag Archives: parenting classes

Class – Raising Your Kids Without Raising Your Blood Pressure

For parents with children 4-40! Healthy families are not an accident. They are a result of wise actions and wise decisions by wise parents. Discover God’s 4 purposes for the family. Materials used are from Pastor Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church.

Class is taught by Gaye Chai, retired State of Hawaii, Keaau High School’s Parent Community Networking Coordinator. Gaye is a certified Parent Project teacher.

Thursdays, February 2, 9, & 16, 6:30 pm.

There is no cost or fees for attendees.

Glad Tidings Church, Green Room; 113 Kuawa Street;  Hilo, Hawaii 96720

For more information and reservations, please call Gay Chai at (808) 854-5177 or Glad Tidings Church (808) 961-0616.

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Power Parenting by Leonard Mukai, Ph.D.

ADD, ADHD, RAD? DON’T BE MISLED

You’re OK, your children are OK, and you just need some TOOLS to make parenting and life less stressful and much more enjoyable. Come to Power Parenting to help change children’s behaviors. You will learn:

1. How to never argue with your children again.

2. How to help them improve school performance.

3. How to have your children listen to you.

4. How to have your children respect you.

5. How to have a healthy and happy home!

When: January 19 and 26, February 2,9, and 23 from 6:00-8:00pm.

Where: Thy Word Ministries, Awapuhi St (off E. Kahaopea below Baskin- Robbins)

Call Leonard Mukai, PhD, CPC, Parent Project Facilitator: 935-7050   Cost: $150 covers book, parents and grandparents

Happy New Year!

Aloha, Leonard (808) 935-7050

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Note: Leonard Mukai, PhD. and Cecelia Mukai, PhD. are affiliates  of Starts at Home and has moderated numerous parenting potluck dinners. Leonard is a certified Life Coach. The above program is excellent and highly recommended.

Leonard Mukai

2012 Your Best Year Yet – Leonard Mukai, PhD,

Please join us for a powerful class that improves relationship and strengthens families. You’re invited to attend one of the two sessions available; to be held on January 13 and 14, 2012  at the YMCA on Lanikaula St., Hilo, Hawaii.  This event is open to the public. Bring a friend!

Happy New Year!

Aloha, Leonard (808) 935-7050

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Note: Leonard Mukai, PhD. and Cecelia Mukai, PhD. are affiliates  of Starts at Home and has moderated numerous parenting potluck dinners. Leonard is a certified Life Coach. The above program is excellent and highly recommended.

Leonard Mukai, noparentingproblems.com

Professional Workshops on Identifying and Understanding of Child Abuse and Neglect

Communities are greatly impacted by child abuse and neglect. Our children are the leaders of tomorrow. This is a problem that affects everyone!

Join P.A.R.E.N.T.S., Inc. as they delve into two key topics that focus on identifying, reporting and understanding child abuse and neglect and age appropriate sexual behavior, as we work together to support and strengthen children and families.

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Identifying, Reporting, and Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect
by Ms. Kathi Kreinik, MSW, ACSW, DCSW, BCD, LCSW

Speaker Bio: Kathi is currently retired after more than 40 years as a professional social worker. She has served as the Executive Director of both the NASW-Hawaii Chapter and Parents Anonymous, Hawaii. She also worked for the federal government in Family Advocacy. Her specialty is in the area of child abuse and neglect. She is currently the President of the Board of Directors for P.A.R.E.N.T.S., Inc.

Workshop Content:  Presenting a brief overview of the extent of the problem in Hawaii, understanding the reporting law, identifying signs of abuse and neglect, understanding parents who abuse and neglect their children, understanding the CWS system, and prevention and treatment indications.

Understanding Developmentally Age Appropriate Sexual
Behavior
by Ms. Danielle Spain, Master of Counseling

Speaker Bio: Danielle has her Master of Counseling with emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. Since 2007 she has been working with youth adjudicated for sexual offenses. She and her husband are therapeutic foster parents for high risk youth. She has extensive experience working with a number of social ills, including substance abuse, domestic violence and sex abuse. She is currently the Clinical Supervisor for P.A.R.E.N.T.S., Inc. in East Hawaii.

Workshop Content: Developmentally age appropriate sexual behavior. When is a child’s sexual behavior within  the “normal” range and when does it cross the line into “sexualized behavior”? We will explore the basics of the “normal range” human sexuality by developmental stage.

Inquire at

(808) 934-9552
Hilo, Big Island
(808) 235-0255
Honolulu, Oahu
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Starts at Home thanks PARENTS Inc.  for their support at a Starts at Home parenting pot-luck dinner program, teaching about child abuse and sex education. Their professional programs are well attended and is a excellent training program for child development professional and empowered parents. We wish them well and much success; it’s about our children’s successful future.