DLM University

The Independent Child Parenting Program


6 available

5 Tuesdays beginning 8/18/2020 7-8pm


Course Description

Parents, learn how to promote independence, self sufficiency and compliance  in your child.  Put an end to constant arguing and promote peaceful parenting! With many children attending school from home and parents working from home, many parents are feeling overwhelmed with the task helping their children to stay organized and take on responsibility.

This 5 week therapeutic process group will focus on  empowering your children to become independent learners. Facilitated by Iris Cohen, MSW a community therapist and an educator. Together we will explore barriers to independence, work on understating our children from a developmental standpoint, and learn tools and techniques to help deal with everyday frustrations. Working towards coping with today’s challenges, learning to reduce anxiety and creating a peaceful home environment.



Meet the Instructor
Iris Cohen,MSW
Social Worker

Iris R. Cohen, MSW is a social worker and a Community Outreach Coordinator for the Comprehensive Program for Brain Health at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She received her B.A. from the University of Massachusetts and her MSW with emphasis on aging populations from Florida Atlantic University, serving as a Provost Fellow. Iris has expertise in mindfulness-based approaches and individual, couples, family, and group psychotherapy. As a former teacher Iris has expertise in early childhood education and development. She co-coordinates a study examining improvements in home health delivery to individuals with dementia and their family caregivers, and participates in research projects for healthy brain aging, Alzheimer’s disease, and Lewy Body dementia. Iris is working towards earning her LCSW licensure. She enjoys community engagement and is an avid football fan. Iris lives in Boca Raton, Florida with her husband Adam and her dog Jessie.

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