Every parent wants to equip their child with the social and emotional skills needed to succeed in school and in life. In this 90-minute community talk to parents, Dr. Gottman reveals how successful parents use emotion coaching with their children. Learning these skills helps kids enjoy increased self-confidence, greater physical health, improved school performance, and healthier social relationships.
After listening to this talk, parents will understand how to be "emotion coaches" by:
Being aware of a child's emotions
Using emotional expression as an opportunity for intimacy and teaching
Listening and verbalizing their child's feelings
Labeling emotions in words a child can understand
Helping their child to problem-solve
The presentation is based on Dr. Gottman's book Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child, and contains a reference guide to the book that explores in more detail the topics covered during the lecture.
Download the Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child Reference Guide . Follow the topics in the lecture and reference noted pages in the book for more information. You must have Adobe Reader to view the reference guide.