Professional Training and Consulting
We offer training, workshops, and consultation for professionals working in the areas of anger management, domestic violence prevention, parenting issues and leadership training. Each of the Potter-Efrons has extensive experience in these areas.
Ron has facilitated more than 300 one-two day seminars throughout the United States, Canada and elsewhere. These include:
HEALING THE ANGRY BRAIN: utilizing neuroscience to help chronically angry and/or violent people change their brains to change their lives.
CORE and ADVANCED ANGER MANAGEMENT TRAINING: one or two days training first the essentials of anger management and then more advanced topics such as attachment theory and different anger styles.
ANGER, AGGRESSION AND ADDICTION: how the addictive process interacts with anger to increase aggression and violence.
TREATING SHAME, GUILT AND THE SOCIAL EMOTIONS: therapeutic interventions that decrease excessive shame, guilt and embarrassment and increase pride.
Joshua Potter-Efron has these BEING THE DIFFERENCE -- FAMILY SUPPORT SEMINAR PACKAGES. He can provide them for interested groups in English or he and his wife, Patty Valeriano, can offer them as English/Spanish dual language seminars. Each seminar lasts between 2 - 3 hours depending on group needs.
THE PARENT TOOL BOX -- STRATEGIES AND DISCIPLINE. Set clear limits around negative behaviors and enable your child to make positive alternative choices.
SELF-ESTEEM AND SELF-ADVOCACY FOR CHILDREN. Enable your child not only to feel good about themselves but to speak up around peer pressure.
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION WITH YOUR FAMILY. The cornerstone of any family is the way members communicate with each other. Build a bedrock of effective and positive communication between you and your children through gratitude and listening.
PERCEPTION. A look at our own perceptions as parents. Examining how we perceive things and how taking in feedback can give us true power to positively impavt our families.
VISION AND MISSION GOAL SETTING FOR YOUR FAMILY. Parents are captains of the team but remember to include coaching for the rest of the team. Understanding how to create vision and mission allow you to create a solid foundation for all decisions, minor and major, that impact your family.
GOAL SETTING FOR YOUR FAMILY. Having wants is not the same thing as having goals, To accomplish your vision you have for yor family you need to identify clearly and concretely what you want for your family in seven distinct areas of your life that range from finances to fun.
SELF-CARE FOR PARENTS. Many parents become resentful, exhausted, tired and simply worn out. Worry, guilt, and blame may result. Find out how to overcome them to become truly effective.
FIVE YEARS LATER. A special seminar only offered with the BEING THE DIFFERENCE SUPPORT SEMINAR package. A culmination that allows parents to celebrate the victories that they will have over the next five years.
If you are interested in talking more with Joshua about these seminars and how he could present them in your area please contact him through this website.