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Workshop 3 for Helpers.📆 22 of June

Topic 3: Discipline. 🕙 "How to Say No and Set Boundaries with Empathy"

  • 65 Singapore dollars
  • 154 Watten Estate Road, 287607 SG


Setting clear boundaries and expectations help children to feel safe and secure. It is important to set limits, because these are real borders that surround and delimit a space in which the child can grow, explore, benefit from freedom and permission. Respect is mutual: No punishments, spankings, “naughty chairs,” sticker charts or bribes to get the child to do the right thing! Your helper will understand and learn to: Be firm, not Harsh Differentiate between what the child wants and what he needs; Be ready to welcome the emotion that may arise from a refusal; Give instructions rather than prohibit; Give information, explanations, descriptions rather than judgments; Suggest alternatives to the child; Avoid paradoxical injunctions; Do not change the rules impulsively or without good reason; Explain in quiet moments what the consequences of a certain behaviour will be; Avoid 'empty threats', which are often impulsive, incoherent or unrealistic, but refer to the framework defined with the child. Be consistent.

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(For coaching sessions only). We operate a 24-hour cancellation policy. If you cancel an appointment over 24 hours in advance you will not be charged for the missed session. After that timeframe, the session fees will still apply to the appointment as we have committed the time. We thank you for your understanding.

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