Monday, October 6, 2014

Discipline Strategies Workshop for Parents

The Vulnerable Children’s Ministry at Willow Creek

Presents a Workshop for Parents…

“Positive Discipline Strategies”

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Willow Creek Community Church

67 E. Algonquin Road, So. Barrington, IL


ü  Learn the importance of teaching life lessons, rather than punishment.

ü  Compare today's family dynamics compared to those in previous year.

ü  Learn strategies to give positive consequences for positive behavior.

     ü  Explore who and what may influence behavior in our children.

ü  Learn what the Bible says about disciplining our children.

     ü  At the conclusion, everyone should leave with an understanding that discipline is necessary for the growth and development of children and youth and it’s about teaching, setting boundaries, being consistent, and showing respect.

Guest Speaker: Jerry Harris

 Jerry Harris has worked with troubled families and youth for more than 25 years. He has held past positions as house parent, case manager, consultant, and director over residential placements, foster care, adoptions, and independent living programs in the city of Chicago and surrounding areas. Jerry has also been a teacher in several school districts. He has been a coach and mentor for youth in the Rockford area. Jerry currently is an Assistant Principal for the Harlem School District.


5:30 Dinner together (Atrium, near the Lakeside lobby)

7:00 Worship service (Lakeside Auditorium)

7:30 Workshop (Room B205/207 near the chapel)


Please register for the event at

(You will need to create a user name & password that you can use each month.)


D.C.F.S. Training hours offered for licensed foster parents.

Free childcare available at Midweek for Kids (


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