Parents Division of the LSCI Institute

Course Information

The LSCI Institute offers training to meet the unique needs and challenges of parents and caregivers. The LSCI Skills for Parents training:

  • Defines how to use problem situations as learning opportunities for young people
  • Provides parents with specific skills for building positive relationships with kids
  • Encourages the use of preventative and non-physical crisis de-escalation strategies
  • Provides a framework for verbal crisis intervention that is consistent from situation to situation

½ Day Training for Parents & Caregivers
This course presents fundamental LSCI concepts such as the Conflict Cycle™, effective listening, conflict de-escalation, and "Timeline" skills through engaging activities and discussions that are relevant and accessible to parents and caregivers.

8-week Small Group Sessions for Parents & Caregivers
This program identifies the six most common, chronic self-defeating patterns of behavior in kids and provides parents with a consistent 4-step process that helps families effectively address and modify each one. This curriculum is designed as an 8-session program, with one session dedicated to each of the six self-defeating patterns, along with an Introduction and Conclusion session.

To find an LSCI Skills for Parents Trainer in your area, please visit our Available Locations page or email swhitson@lsci.org to arrange to bring a Trainer to your area for groups of 10+.