Parenting Solutions for Challenging Teens
Parenting Solutions for Challenging Teens is my high level training program that was carefully developed for parents struggling with parenting a "troubled" teen.
I am offering an alternative to the troubled teen industry as I am against all types of out of home placements except in cases where a child is in danger. I specialize in helping caregivers of challenging teens restore family connections and ensure their teen’s social, emotional, mental health, educational and physical needs are met with an adequate support system so that their teen can grow up to be healthy, safe and successful. I believe that with the right support, planning and education, parents have the power to change their families for the better and lay the foundation for a positive relationship with their teen in adulthood.
You have the power to change your family!
Let me help.
Your family has already tried traditional therapy and medication management.
You are open to new ideas and ways of thinking about kids.
You love having support AND you are motivated to do your own work outside of the time we spend together.
Your family has not tried any other methods to address the needs of both parents and teens.
You believe the situation your family is in is 100% your teen's fault.
You want someone to "fix" your kid without investing the time, money and energy needed to make real, lasting change within your family.
I know you...You're a parent struggling to figure out how the hell you're going to get your teen back on the right path.
So be real with me for a minute
Imagine yourself 10 years from now... What's your relationship like with your teen? Will you be in their life? Will they be safe, happy and successful?
Are you ready to end the constant worry about their future and move forward KNOWING you have prepared them well and you have a strong relationship with them?
Find out exactly how to help your teen the most effectively with a Family Support Plan.
Learn tools and strategies to manage conflict and stay calm.
Gain a clear understanding of your teen's specific struggles such as what their diagnosis means and what to do to address these issues.
Ensure your teen and family are safe with behavior-specific tried and field tested safety measures.
Improve your own self-care so you can be the very best for your family.
Special guidance for teens with educational needs and/or IEP plans.
Learn exactly what you need to do in order to connect with your teen and restore your relationship.
Step-by-step guidance on ending the cycle of conflict once and for all!
How do I know I need coaching?
Coaching is a good option when you have tried therapy and medication management for your teen AND you are open to a much more hands-on approach.
I specialize in families who have been told the only option left is residential treatment/placement. I am PASSIONATE about keeping kids out of residential and I KNOW I can help you keep your child at home where they belong.
Simply put, therapy requires a diagnosis with symptoms we a treating. Coaching is providing someone with specific skills, tools, and support they need to solve a specific problem in their lives. In this case, I will provide you with all of the skills, tools and support you need to address absolutely all of your concerns with your teen.
What's it actually like to be in coaching?
There are two main components to my seminar: coaching calls and online course work.
Online course work uses video, worksheets, exercises, etc. to teach you the skills and tools you need. As you go through the course work, you will have questions and you will get stuck. You will try things I teach you and fail.
That's where coaching comes in.
Coaching calls give you the opportunity to ask questions, get feedback, and get support from me AND other parents going through similar situations. Coaching calls are in a group format weekly. If you need extra help, you can always reach out and I will support you however I can.
It will take you about 3-6 hours per week for the duration of the seminar which is 16 weeks. This equals out to about 25- 50 minutes per day. You can listen/watch videos while you are doing other things as long as you are able to absorb the information.
I have watched/listened to course videos while driving, cooking, cleaning, etc. just make sure you are giving yourself the time and space you need to understand the information so you can actually use it.
Pro tip: keep a list of questions to bring to coaching as you listen/watch.
You also need to attend at least 1 coaching call a week out of the two offered, which should last about an hour. If you need additional support, you can schedule one on one coaching if needed.
Coaching is simply solving a non-clinical problem. You know how to be a coach, trust me. I’ll show you the systems.
2 weekly live coaching calls with laser coaching to discuss any issue covered in the digital course
12 month access to the digital course training videos with step by step guidance
Amazing support from a group of proactive, kind, and excited caregivers on the same exact journey as you
My full Parent Connection Kit and Individualized Family Support Plan to help you get the most out of your time with me.
Learn how to connect with and support your teen so they can grow up to be healthy, safe, and successful.
My Relationship Renewal Plan to repair and renew your relationship with your teen.
Customized feedback & detailed reviews so you can feel confident about what you are doing with your teen.
Special access to a VIP Facebook group of other caregivers going through the seminar.
Step-by-step guides to ensure all your teen’s needs are met physically, emotionally, socially and educationally.
You will get my A-Z trauma-informed plan to address conflict effectively with all family members and promote co-regulation
Special guidance on how to address educational needs effectively including information and guidance around testing, Individualized Education Plans, disabilities and advocacy.
My guidance on how to navigate your teen’s specific behaviors/diagnoses including tried and tested safety guidance to promote safety and address issues when they arise.
One 1:1 coaching session with Jessalyn monthly!