Parent Education Classes

Guide Your Child With Confidence

Parenting is the most rewarding job on earth, but it is not without its challenges. Senders Pediatrics gives you the tools you need to guide your children with confidence. At each well visit, our providers will discuss parenting advice on topics like toddler tantrums and sibling rivalry. Parents also benefit from our Empowered Parenting Seminar, lead by parenting expert Amy Speidel. This parent education class, attended by parents only, is held every other month in our office.  Amy will provide the additional tools you need to be a successful parent. Amy also meets with parents on an individual basis who may need additional or very specialized parenting advice. Please call the office at 216-291-9288 to schedule.

Empowered Parenting Seminars

The Empowered Parenting Seminars are designed to address the concerns and challenges parents face today. The concepts presented and practical strategies are based on current brain research and developmentally appropriate practice. You will be given the theory and the practical tools to help you in every day parenting situations. More importantly, you will be given life skills that can be used in your adult interpersonal relationships as well as in your interactions in the workplace.

Empowered Parenting Seminars usually take place on Sunday afternoons at 2054 South Green Road, South Euclid. Please see our listings below for upcoming seminars.

Winter 2016 Parenting Classes are enrolling now!

  • Leading the Way to Calmer Days

    December 4 – 1:00-3:30 pm

    Children follow our lead. If yelling creeps in when you mean to be calm, if threatening is now your “go to” plan, maybe it’s time to lead in a new direction – with new tools. Learn to identify what pushes your buttons and the skills needed to keep you calm when kids test the limits.

    Cost: $30.00/person per class, $40.00/couple per class.

    Register Here

  • Heart-to-Heart: The Art of Empathy

    January 8 – 1:00-3:30 pm

    Childhood years are filled with big giant feelings. By understanding the way the brain processes emotion, parents are able to be proactive when guiding their children through emotional moments. Learn the steps for coaching children from brain stem meltdowns to acceptance and problem-solving.

    Cost: $30.00/person per class, $40.00/couple per class.

    Register Here

Meet our Conscious Discipline Coach

With Certified Coach, Amy Speidel, parents are guided in looking at the child/parent relationship in a supportive and collaborative environment. Amy worked in the field of Early Childhood for over 20 years as Teacher, Director, and Parent Educator. She earned the distinction of Teacher of the Year from the Cleveland Association for the Education of Young Children in May, 2000. Amy provides coaching to parents of children ranging in age from infancy to young adulthood. She is a certified coach through the Co-Active Coaches Training Institute. From a practical perspective, she has been a foster, birth, and an adoptive parent. Her passion is to support parents in the incredible journey of raising a child.

As a seminar presenter, Amy Speidel is a Certified Conscious Discipline® Instructor and Loving Guidance Associate. Her experience with Conscious Discipline® began when she started implementing it in her early childhood classroom. As she witnessed a transformation in her teaching and her students, she became a strong advocate for Conscious Discipline®. She aspires to share Conscious Discipline® and other developmentally appropriate supports with parents through practical, user friendly seminars and workshops.