Guardians and educators of orphanages learn how to change problematic behavior of children

Thursday, 05 April 2012, 18:37
On April 1, the joint project of the UGCC Commission on Families and the UGCC Department of Social Issues held a training at the Holy Ghost Seminary in Lviv on “Learning how to change the problematic behavior of our children” for adoptive families, guardian families, educators of said families and foster homes, according to Maria Savka of the UGCC Commission on Families.
On April 1, the joint project of the UGCC Commission on Families and the UGCC Department of Social Issues held a training at the Holy Ghost Seminary in Lviv on “Learning how to change the problematic behavior of our children” for adoptive families, guardian families, educators of said families and foster homes, according to Maria Savka of the UGCC Commission on Families. The training began with parents working in groups on the issue “Why does a child exhibit this or that negative behavior?”   During the main part of the training, led by Rostyslav Shemechko, Ph.D. in  Pedagogy, M.A. in Psychological Counseling,  the participants  where guided through practical exercises   of  basic techniques used to change children’s undesirable behavior. At the end of the training the parents shared their impressions of the material covered and contemplated future issues concerning the raising of their children.  According to R. Shemechko, “effective influence on the behavior of children can only be achieved, if theoretical knowledge and practical skills are integrated into everyday life.” Please note that every month, representatives of the UGCC Commission on Families hold support groups for adoptive and guardian parents for the above-mentioned families and guardian parents from  the above-mentioned families and foster homes.

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