Raising a Resilient Child

Raising a Resilient Child


How do we raise our kids to be resilient and self disciplined? Parenting advice from Dr. Robert Brooks, author of Raising Resilient Children and Raising a Self-Disciplined Child.


Intended Audience:

This course is designed for adoption professionals and pre/post-adoptive families.

1- Hour Online Audio Course (Certificate of completion will be immediately awarded upon successful completion of the course including passing a 10 question quiz with a grade of 80%)

Course Overview:

How do we raise our kids to be resilient and self-disciplined? In this course, Dr. Robert Brooks, author of Raising Resilient Children and Raising a Self-Disciplined Child discusses how to raise healthy and happy children.

This course includes:

  • What do we mean by a “resilient” child when we say raising a resilient child.
  • The importance of accepting children for who they really are, not who we want them to be.
  • When do you accept a child’s behavior and when do you try to change it?
  • Is temperament genetic?
  • The idea of “goodness of fit”
  • How to handle an untruthful child
  • Is “helicopter parenting” detrimental to raising a resilient child?
  • How much communication between parents and children is healthy?
  • Stay-at-home mothers vs. working parents
  • The downside to labeling children
  • Island of competence
  • How can a parent handle an explosive child?
  • Is spanking as a discipline technique detrimental to children?
  • The importance of scheduling time to have fun with your children.

Please contact the Education Director for technical assistance or disability accommodations.

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