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Empowering Parents I




February 3, May 5, August 4, November 3


5.30p-8.30p CST

About the Course

LifeWork's Empowering Parents Workshop Series applies the principles of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to the most challenging aspects of parenting teens and young adult children. These workshops are open to any parents or caregivers of teenage or young adult children. Parents attending do not have to be current clients of LifeWork or enrolled in a DBT program.


Empowering Parents, Part 1

This parents-only group presents the major concepts in DBT and their application to parenting. Attendees will learn and discuss methods to manage the behaviors of teens and young adult children more consistently and effectively. They will also learn to increase cooperation, utilize behavioral change strategies, and develop understanding and compassion for their children—and for themselves.

Empowering Parents, Part One 2023: February 3, May 5, August 4, November 3

Each workshop is three hours from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and are held on Friday evenings. The cost is $150 for both workshops for each attendee.

To register, please call our front desk at (314) 737-0020 or send an e-mail to You can also speak to any therapist at LifeWork to register. Please send an e-mail to with any questions or for more information.

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