What will I learn?
With a simple 5-step method, parents, educators, and caregivers will learn how to Emotion Coach children. By increasing emotional awareness and communication skills, this program improves your emotional responsiveness and, in turn, creates emotionally intelligent children. After completing the program you’ll have a good understanding of what emotional intelligence is, why it’s important, and how to use the 5 key steps to help establish a solid emotional foundation for your child. In addition, you will learn:
- Understand the importance of Emotional Intelligence
- Learn how to recognize, respond to, and validate what your child is feeling
- Learn how to be an effective Emotion Coach using the Five Steps of Emotion Coaching with kids of any age
- Discover ways to express understanding and empathy
- Learn how to set limits and problem solve with children
This program includes:
- 2.5 hours of video from a workshop conducted by Drs. John and Julie Gottman
- 114-page printable PDF manual with the content, activities, examples, and references discussed in the training videos
- An 18-question comprehensive exam to test your knowledge and understanding
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John Gottman, Ph.D.
World-renowned for his work on marital stability and divorce prediction, Dr. John Gottman has conducted 40 years of breakthrough research with thousands of couples. He is the author of over 200 published academic articles and author or co-author of more than 40 books, including The New York Times bestseller The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. Dr. Gottman’s media appearances include Good Morning America, Today, CBS Morning News, and Oprah, as well articles in The New York Times, Redbook, Glamour, Woman’s Day, People, Self, and Psychology Today.
Julie Gottman, Ph.D.
Dr. Julie Gottman is the co-founder and President of The Gottman Institute. A highly respected clinical psychologist, she is sought internationally by media and organizations as an expert advisor on marriage, sexual harassment and rape, domestic violence, gay and lesbian adoption, same-sex marriage, and parenting issues. She is the co-creator of the immensely popular The Art and Science of Love weekend workshops for couples, and she also co-designed the national clinical training program in Gottman Method Couples Therapy.
What materials are provided?
Included are 2.5 hours of video from a workshop hosted by Drs. John and Julie Gottman and PDF versions of the Emotion Coaching manual and exercises.
What is the structure of this course?
The course is structured with 6 different modules, each including videos and exercises to be performed. At the end of the course is an optional exam to help test competency and understanding. This is a self-paced online training, so the student(s) will have the choice and responsibility to complete the modules on their own time. It is up to the student(s) to complete the course.
What are the exercises like?
The exercises are printable PDFs that you will be able to work on on your own before or after interacting with your children. They are useful tools that will help you practice and understand the concepts covered in the videos.
Are CEs available?
No, CEs are not offered for this workshop.
Who are the instructors?
Drs. John and Julie Gottman.
What are the prerequisites?
There are no prerequisites.
How long does someone have to complete the workshop?
Once you purchase the workshop, you will have an unlimited amount of time to complete it.
How many modules/lessons are in the course and when can they be accessed?
There are over 6 different modules in the course with over 15 videos and 11 different exercises. You can access all content immediately after purchase.
How long are the videos?
They range from 5-25 minutes and run for a total of 2.5 hours.
Do I have to be a Certified Gottman Therapist or have had Gottman Method Couples Therapy Training to take this training?
What kind of computer skills do I need?
In order to be successful with this workshop, you must have basic computer or mobile device and internet skills. You should be able to use a browser, such as Chrome or Firefox, and keep it updated to the most recent version. You will need to be able to create an account at gottman.com, complete the purchase process, and visit your account again to launch your workshop. You will need to understand how to click buttons, use video controls, such as pause and play, and download and open PDF files.
How do I access the content?
Log in at gottman.com and visit your “My Account” page to see a list of your workshops. Each workshop will include a button to launch the viewer. The viewer button takes you to a page that contains all the content.
Does the workshop come with printed manuals?
No. The workshop comes with a downloadable PDF manual.
Can I share my login with colleagues so we can learn as a group?
No. Logins may only be used by the couple who purchased the workshop. If you would like to learn as a group, please ask the other members to purchase the workshop.
Can I share the manual and handout PDFs with colleagues?
No. All files included with the workshop may only be used by the couple who purchased the workshop.
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