Taming Summertime Power Struggles

Every parent experiences power struggles. Develop a game plan to gain their cooperation.

It's hot, you're running late, and your email inbox is blowing up. You need your child to do something, and they refuse. You insist, and they dig in—and the battle is on. Vacation is coming up, and you envision a time of constant negotiation and meltdown. But there is help! Learn what causes power struggles, get tips to avoid them, and develop a game plan for gaining your child’s cooperation.

Here are some things you'll learn...

  • What are Power Struggles
  • Learning to D.R.O.P. the Rope
  • Strategies to Prevent Power Struggles

Your Instructor

Patti Cancellier
Patti Cancellier

Patti Cancellier is a certified Parent Educator and the former Education Director for the Parent Encouragement Program, a 38 year old parenting education nonprofit in the Washington, DC area. She has been teaching parenting classes for PEP for over 20 years and has been giving talks in the community at schools, community centers and workplaces for 18 years. She has a Masters degree in health education, but her most important credential for teaching parenting is that she has raised a daughter and a son to adulthood.

"I enjoyed the program. I really liked hearing the strategies and then a real life scenario that actually pertained to me and how to step-by-step use the strategy to solve the problem."

--Participant, PEP Online

"I liked it! It's not always easy to attend classes in-person, so the online class is very convenient and conducive for both parents to participate."

--Participant, PEP Online


Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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