Presentations are a great way to share information with a big group.
It gets people excited about a new focus on their children. It is
a great way for people to meet Kathy and see if she might be a good
"fit" as their coach.
Kathy Masarie MD Parent and Life Coach Presentations
CONNECTING BY COACHING YOUNG PEOPLE
Studies have shown the most important factor to "protect
kids from harm" is being connected with their parents-having
parents who listen well and provide a "safe haven"
for their children (The study, "Protecting Adolescents
from Harm", can be found in JAMA, Journal of the American
Medical Association, 278 (10):823-32, 1997.Sep 10.).
Learn basic principals on how to move from "administrator"
to "coach" to best support your child through the
KEYNOTE TALKS FOR LUNCHEONS, CONFERENCES,
Kathy has inspired thousands of parents and other adults over
the past eight years in the Portland/Salem area and beyond all
the way to Tampa, Florida. She can talk on any number of topics
that fit your need. Some ideas include:
o Coming of Age Ceremonies
o Voluntary Simplicity
o Reduce the Stress by Getting in Touch With Your Highest Priorities
o Effect of Media on our Children
o 40 Developmental Assets
o Understanding and Coping with Your Spirited Child
o Developing Empathy through Marshall Rosenberg's Nonviolent
o Your Proposal
Full Esteem Ahead Presentations given by Kathy Masarie
As the Program Director for Full Esteem Ahead, Dr. Kathy Masarie
developed these presentation on timely topics for today's parents.
These 90-minute presentations are most commonly organized by the
parent/teacher organization of an elementary or middle school. They
are also given at businesses, conferences and places of worship.
If you would like to attend one of the upcoming seminars given by
Kathy Masarie, check out the Calendar
If you are interested in bringing one of these talks to your school
or organization please call Full Esteem Ahead's Program Coordinator
at (503) 644-5781 #10.
RAISING HEALTHY, CARING, RESPONSIBLE YOUTH:
Understand the influence that our toxic culture has on our kids
today and discover strategies to support them. Learn about the
protective power of the "40 Developmental Assets,"
communication strategies, the role of ritual in our children's
lives and how to connect a community of adults to create a safety
net for our kids
WHAT ABOUT BOYS?:
Discover the unique and wonderful world of our sons. What struggles
are boys up against today? How can we raise them to be strong,
yet sensitive and compassionate too? Explore these and other
topics about boys and learn some specific strategies for listening
to, and communicating with, our sons.
STOP THE BULLYING:
Explore the world of peer aggression and emotional bullying
that plagues the lives of our children, especially in middle
school. Learn how to support and empower your child in these
difficult situations as well as how to take steps to create
a bully-free environment at school, at home and within circles
Full Esteem Ahead Workshops facilitated by Kathy Masarie
STOP THE BULLYING: ADDRESSING VERBAL AND RELATIONAL AGGRESSION
Teasing * Name-Calling *
Gossip * Exclusion *
Get an in-depth look at verbal and relational aggression, its
impact on children and ways individual parents, school personnel,
counselors, youth workers, and healthcare professionals can
address the problem. For more information see 1.06b
Full and half day workshops are held in Portland, Oregon each
year, or your organization can host the half-day conference
in your community. Both workshops deliver an overview of the
research, precipitating factors, a framework for the all-school
approach and a common approach to an "incident" of
Full day workshop includes several breakout sessions:
All School Approach: essential ingredients, successes
and pitfalls of instilling long-term change in school climate
in a school
Mediating an Aggression Incident: how can you
get to the bottom of the incident and remain respectful of all
Programs that Work: explore the best programs to augment your
Safe Havens for Boys: all children benefit from
respect, being heard and having 'safe havens," places they
can be who they are without fear of rejection, disapproval or
Safe Havens for Girls: empowerment groups for
girls can be an effective way to for girls to "get to the
bottom" of hurting each other and how to stop.
Bibliotherapy: using children's literature can
be a very effective way to instill empathy (and to teach many
Tribes: Building community in the classroom
Tools for Parents: what are some of the best
ways to get parents involved in changing school climate
Non-violent Communication: based on Marshall
Rosenberg's work, learn about the core needs we all have that
drive all of our behavior, including bullying.