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Courageous Parenting Series

Courageous Parenting Series: Navigating The Teenage Years


January 30th-February 27th



March 19th-Apil 16th



A.C.C.E.S.S. Center | 528 W. Market St. Lima | Suite 200

Cost: FREE

Parenting adolescents is not for the faint of heart! Parenting well and raising young people requires amazing courage! Cornerstone is honored to equip both parents and middle/high school youth with practical tools and techniques to better navigate these often rocky years of change and growth.

Topics covered:

  • Developmental Norms and Brain Changes during Adolescence

  • De-Escalation Training

  • “Emotional Wincing” as a Means of Hearing and Connecting

  • Identifying Core Needs/Build Healthy Identity (strengths, passions, interests, values, etc)

  • Steps to Develop Positive Character

  • Healthy Boundaries

  • Resilience and Growth Mindset

  • Utilizing Courage-Doing what they NEED

The format for this 5-week program will run as follows:

  • Week 1 and 2: Parents only

  • Week 3 and 4: Youth only

  • Week 5: Parents & Youth attend together

Courageous Parenting Series: Navigating The Elementary Ages


This is a FREE two part workshop provided monthly:

For parents/caregivers of K-5th grade 


Living Faith Temple

590 S. Main St. Lima

February Option:

Thursdays, Feb 8th & 22nd



Living Faith Temple

March Option:

Thursdays, March 14th & 28th


Lima Public Library

650 W. Market St. Lima

April Option:

Thursdays, April 11th & 25th



Lima Public Library

May Option:

Thursdays, May 9th & 23rd


Parenting is not for the faint of heart! Parenting well and navigating the raising of kids requires amazing courage! This workshop will help uncover one of the key questions to continually ask ourselves as parents to determine best next steps. And utilizing the research of Dr. Michael Ungar and Dr. Kathy Koch, parents will also receive practical, intentional and courageous strategies to meet the needs of their children in ways that will lead them to grow into healthy individuals! 
Parents will:

  • Learn how to incorporate the 9 needs every child has into your parenting

•    Recognize 5 core needs that represent questions each child needs  

      answered and how to do so
•    Be equipped with practical tools, techniques and strategies to parent        courageously

Courageous Parenting Workshops

Parents of Young Adults:
Boundaries, Communication & Fostering Independence


Saturday, February 10th, 2024



Cornerstone of Hope | 2963 Blue Jacket Court, Lima 45806

Cost: $20 per person/each additional family member $10

Cornerstone of Hope will equip parents of young adults with practical skills for navigating the transition from parenting adolescence to parenting adults! 

Attendees will learn:

  • How to determine, communicate, and uphold healthy and appropriate boundaries

  • Skills to engage in healthy communication with young adults

  • The impact of modeling appropriate adult behaviors 

  • Avenues to courageously foster growing confidence and independence in emerging adults

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