Appreciative Inquiry and Families: Parents and Teenagers

Webinar Overview:

It’s easy to be appreciative and talk about best experiences when children are young and when everything is going well.  The challenge is being Appreciative when things get tough. This webinar explores concepts that will support families when parenting is most challenging.  A simple set of practices will fortify you and allow you to continue to parent with a heart at peace.

Designed For:

Primarily for parents with teenagers or individuals raising teenagers.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Shift your frame of reference in the heat of any moment in order to come from a place of connection and heart
  • Speak in ways that invite your teen to shift their frame of reference and connect with you
  • Engage in ways that add value, maintain boundaries, and enforce consequences without building walls
Duration: Approximately 1 Hour
Price: $9.99 USD (for webinar recording only) [paid-downloads id=”4″]


Cheri Torres, Ph.D., has more than 30 years experience helping people and organizations expand their capacity for collaboration and excellence. She has worked in the public and private sectors in the US and around the world training trainers and facilitators, facilitating small and large groups, and providing professional development and organizational design consultation.

Cheri’s professional focus is grounded in the field of personal/collaborative learning. Cheri helps people and organizations shift their workplace practices and design their systems for evolving sustainability. She believes that in today’s world, excellence is a function of learning and innovation and that these are natural outcomes for an appreciative inquiry-based, outcomes-focused organization. She partners with schools and organizations to expand their capacity for multiple ways of knowing, engagement and accountability, thinking together, and acting collaboratively. As a result people change they way they work together and how the organization is designed: a collaborative learning community evolves marked by open and positive relationships and the alignment of social and technical systems.

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