2015 Healthy Families Conference: Growing Family Resources
October 29th the Institute for Strong Families and the Behavioral Sciences Department at Lubbock Christian University will host a conference on “Growing Family Resources.” The event will feature presentations by John Philip Louis and Karen McDonald Louis. They are the researchers and authors of the book, “Good enough Parenting.” Good Enough Parenting combines insights from the Scriptures, credible research, and the Louis’ experiences as counsellors and parents, with the wisdom of eight elders and their families to provide an inspirational, thorough, practical and well-reasoned guide for parents. They will introduce the Four Plus One Core Emotional Needs and explain why meeting them is absolutely crucial for raising emotionally healthy and spiritually minded children. Attendees’ will also learn how to avoid “Exasperation Interactions” and the “Vortex of Conflict Escalation”, as well as how to “Repair and Reconnect” with teenagers and adult children. Additional faculty presentations and panel discussions will be included.