Family Employee Resource Group: Exploring Parenting Styles

Date: 4/11/2023

Event Description:

Have you ever noticed yourself saying something to your children that your parent said to you?  Or have you ever wondered how to guide your children, most effectively, while still preparing them for independence?  In this workshop we will explore and reflect on our parenting styles, how they have developed, the benefits and drawbacks of each kind of parenting style, and how to find a balance that best supports a strong family for you.

Learning Objectives

  • Reflect on the development of parenting styles
  • Explore 4 main parenting styles: permissive, uninvolved, authoritarian, and authoritative
  • Discuss other parenting style variations: free-range, overprotective/helicopter, attachment
  • Discuss the characteristics of strong families