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Parenting Series 2023-2024: “The Crucial C’s & Family Meetings”

May 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

The Parenting Series is an Office for Women’s Careers initiative focused on well-being and work-life balance for MGH faculty and trainee parents.

Join Professional Parent Educator Vicki Hoefle as she introduces concepts and strategies for building and maintaining a cooperative, engaging, and respectful environment for both adults and children, especially when challenging behaviors arise. She’ll introduce the helpful concepts of Family Meetings and the Crucial C’s (connect, capable, count, courage) which are strategies for helping kids move from useless to useful behavior.

The first session on May 7 will focus on the first 2 Crucial C’s – Connection and Capable, and how they can be supported within the Family Meeting.

The second session on May 29 will focus on the second 2 Crucial C’s – Count and Courage, and how they can be supported within the Family Meeting.


Vicki Hoefle is a Professional Parent Educator with over 30 years of experience in the field. She has worked with more than 100 schools and thousands of parents over the course of her career. She works with parents, teachers and other professionals who are looking to empower children and offers a relationship based, less-is-more approach as the foundation. Vicki is an Author and highly regarded Speaker who delivers relevant information for raising children in the 21st century.




May 29
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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