Presenter: Peter Bachman, LCSW-C
The presenter of this workshop will identify and discuss the role that parental authority plays in several common maladaptive behaviors in children. In addition, Peter will discuss specific strategies for solidifying parents’ authority while in the therapy room, as well as at home. He will discuss some likely causes for power imbalances within the family.
By the end of the discussion, attendees will be able to:
- Better understand dynamics that can lead to children’s non-compliance.
- Appreciate the relationship between authority and compliance.
- Implement strategies that positively affect the power dynamics in the parent-child relationship.
- Understand and prepare families for the potential challenges and consequences of adjusting these dynamics.
- Understand symptoms of anxiety, depression, and codependence in relation to power imbalances.
The workshop will take place on Friday, October 2, 2015 from 8:30-10:30 am at the office of Jonah Green and Associates, LLC, 3930 Knowles Avenue, Suite 206, in Kensington, MD. Refreshments and networking will begin at 8:00 AM. Participants who are eligible will receive 2.0 Category One Continuing Education credits through the Maryland Board of Social Work.
About the Presenter:
Peter Bachman, LCSW-C, is a therapist in private practice at Jonah Green and Associates in Kensington, where he specializes in working with children and families. He was formerly a therapist at the Reginald Lourie Center and a Mental Health Specialist with the Montgomery County Infants and Toddlers Program, where he worked with families with children up to age 12. In his work, Peter draws on his vast experience working with children, along with a theoretical orientation based in structural, psychodynamic, and mindfulness principles. Peter received a Master’s degree in Social Work from the National Catholic School of Social Service at Catholic University in Washington, D.C.
Cost of the workshop: $45.00
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