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Listen up!

Sometimes it feels like your kids can hear everything except the sound of your voice. As they start to become more independent, it’s natural for them to tune you out, but this can lead to frustration and arguments. We can help with some proven techniques to get their attention. Let your Employee Assistance Program (EAP) help you get through to your children.

Webinar: Effective Communication with Children

Kids won’t listen? Learn techniques that help you to communicate more effectively and to avoid communication styles that hamper conversation and increase conflict.

This online seminar may be accessed anytime starting September 20. No registration is necessary – just log into the EAP website using the username and password “USC” and then scroll down to the middle of the page and click the plus sign below “Online Seminars”.

If you have questions, type them into the “Ask a question” box and you will receive an answer within five business days. All questions and answers will be posted on the FAQ tab.

Newsletter: Communicating with Your Child

Good communication between you and your child is important for developing a positive relationship. Learn helpful skills [pdf] you can use with toddlers and preschoolers to start building a relationship that will las a lifetime.

Articles, Tip Sheets and More

Learn strategies to make certain your kids hear what they need to hear. Log into the EAP website using the username and password “USC” and you will find articles and tips sheets on parenting and communication, FAQs on toddler behavior, information and resources on discipline and e-learning on communication and conflict resolution.

Posted September 6, 2016