The parenting/communication workshop “How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk”™ will be presented at the South Cobb Regional Library starting on June 1. Space is limited for the free workshop series and registration is required.

The workshop series led Julienne Marks, a retired librarian, educator, and parent, is scheduled for seven consecutive Monday evenings from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Designed to benefit parents of children of all ages, the workshop is based on the book of the same title by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish. To register, please call Roxanne at (678) 398-5828.

HowToTalkSoKidsWillListenTopics for the seven sessions include:

  • June 1: Helping Children Deal with their Feelings
  • June 8: Engaging Cooperation
  • June 15: Behavior and Consequences
  • June 22: Encouraging Autonomy
  • June 29: Praise and Self-Esteem
  • July 6: Freeing Children from Playing Roles
  • July 13: Final Review

Workshop participants are encouraged to supplement the workshop content and activities by reading the following books: Between Parent and Child by Dr. Haim G. Ginott and How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish.

South Cobb Regional Library is located at 805 Clay Road, Mableton. Information: (678) 398-5828.

Registration Open for Parenting/Communication Workshop
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