CEU Workshop

Eagle Ranch Presents

Choosing to Train: Parenting through Tough Times with Insight & Simplicity
Featuring Greg Smith, LCSW; Candace Couch, LPC; Gary Moon, PhD

Friday, April 30, 2021
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

It can be challenging to work with families who are struggling with a defiant child. Where do you start or gain traction to help a family change when conflict has already reached a boiling point? This CEU workshop will provide mental health professionals a paradigm for effective assessment and treatment of families in these situations. The curriculum features a session by internationally recognized author and speaker Dr. Gary Moon. Workshop fees include a copy of the book Choosing to Train: Parenting through Tough Times with Insight & Simplicity as well as well as access to presentation materials.

6 CORE hours for LPCs, LCSWs, and LMFTs (applied for with LPCA-GA, NASW-GA, GAMFT). To register early for best pricing, click here.

This workshop will include activities and built-in breaks to keep you engaged and help you:

  • Understand family of origin issues that impact parenting
  • Be able to help parents develop new ways of understanding how to interpret other family members’ behavior
  • Help parents develop new ways of understanding how to effectively relate to their child
  • Be able to help parents develop consistent parenting techniques to address challenging behavior and decrease conflict in the family
  • Understand spiritual formation concepts that can help families restore trust, love and confidence in parenting

About The Speakers

Greg Smith and Candace Couch have more than 30 years of experience helping parents stop attempting to control and, instead, become effective in parenting even the most challenging children. Their book, Choosing to Train: Parenting through Tough Times with Insight & Simplicity includes healthy parenting techniques for defiant children (and compliant ones too).

Greg Smith is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the director of Still Waters Counseling Center in Gainesville, Georgia, founded in 2000. Greg has dedicated his work to the area of helping families create positive change. Along with providing counseling for families through his private practice and training other professionals, he is a speaker on topics including parenting, relationships and family.

Candace Couch is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a practice in Athens, Georgia. With more than 15 years of experience working with children and families, she enjoys helping families grow in confidence in their ability to love and care for themselves and each other well. Candace is married and has two children.

Gary W. Moon, M.Div. Ph.D. has led a distinguished career exploring and teaching others about the theoretical and practical integration of psychology, theology & spiritual formation. He has published and presented over 300 professional and popular papers and books. He recently completed a biography of Dallas Willard, which won the Christian Book Award® in Biography & Memoir. More information on Dr. Moon is available at Conversatio.org.

To register early for best pricing, click here.