Do you need help communicating with your teen? Direction with discipline? Insight into today’s teen issues?
Come meet other parents, share common concerns, and learn how to improve your relationships. It’s free and available to all parents!
What is the Teen Court Parenting Program?
The Teen Court Parenting Program consists of a six week program which uses Parenting Wisely and Active Parenting of Teens curriculums. The group meets from 6pm to 8pm two times each month at the Brunswick County Courthouse and is open and free to all Brunswick County parents of teens. Please contact Teen Court Director, Erin Hagen, for dates and registration. This is made possible by the joint venture between the District Attorney’s Office and Communities In Schools and funding by the Brunswick County Juvenile Crime Prevention Counsel.
Topics covered during the six week program include:
- The Active Parent
~What Teens Will Need to Succeed
~Risk Factors and Protective Factors
~Styles of Parenting
~Principles of Effective Parenting
~Control vs. Influence
- Winning Cooperation
~Cooperation and Communication
~Communication Blocks and Discouragement
~Obeying Requests and Speaking Politely
~Family Meetings and Family Fun
- Responsibility and Discipline
~Basic Discipline Methods
~Advanced Discipline Methods (Natural and Logical Consequences)
~Active Problem Solving
~Point Systems and Contracts
- Building Courage, Redirecting Misbehavior
~Courage and Self Esteem
~Turning Discouragement into Encouragement
~Goals of Teen Behavior
~Avoiding Power Struggles
~ Helping With School Troubles
~Your Teen’s Friends
- Drugs, Sexuality, and Violence: Reducing the Risks Part 1
~The Teen Brain
~Talking With Your Teen – Think Feel Do Cycle
- Drugs, Sexuality, and Violence: Reducing the Risks Part 2
~Preventive Strategies Continued
~Problem Prevention Talks
~The Family Council Meeting
Parenting support group meets the following Tuesdays at 6 p.m.
August 8 and 22, 2017
September 12 and 26, 2017
October 10 and 24, 2017
November 14 and 28, 2017
December 5 and 19, 2017
January 9 and 23, 2018
February 13 and 27, 2018
March 13 and 27, 2018
April 10 and 24, 2018
May 8 and 22, 2018
June 12 and 26, 2018
July 10 and 24, 2018
August 14 and 28, 2018
September 11 and 25, 2018
For More Information
Teen Court Program
Fax (910) 253-3928
Looking for details about the Teen Court Program?
The CIS Parenting Education Program offers additional parenting support.