About

I am Walt Yocius. (sounds like ferocious) Welcome to Parenting Resource Institute which is dedicated to helping build the skills of parenting effectiveness that will create strong and united families. I am a Certified Family Life Educator with the National Council on Family Relations and a Certified Parent Coach.

I have worked with families for over 30 years.

Some of the resources I have developed are listed below. Please feel free to request information on any of the listed subjects by emailing your request to Walt Yocius waltyo56@gmail.com

Parenting Workshops

Your Child’s Emotional Bank Account

Discipline that Works

Family Routines

Family Rules

Parenting Stress

Parenting Styles

Communication

Quality Time

Role Modeling Family Values

Sibling Rivalry

No Means No: Setting Limits & Consequences for Developing Responsible Youth  The following topics will be discussed: De-Stressing Strategies- Taking Care of Yourself; Goals of Parenting; Goals of Youth Misbehavior; Principles of Effective Family Rules- Discipline that Works; Guidelines For When Kids are Ready for Certain Chores; Common Rules and Consequences; The Five Languages of Love For Children; Routines-Solving Problems Before They Start.

Three Foundations For Parenting- Children This course takes the concepts of TLC (Tender, Loving, Care) and develops ELC (Expectations, Limits with Consequences, Confidence). It gives parents practical time tested principles to help them guide their children to be respectful, caring, responsible adults. 

Three Foundations For Parenting- Teens/Young Adults This course takes the concepts of TLC (Tender, Loving, Care) and develops ILC (Independence, Limits with Negotiation, Communication). It gives parents practical time tested principles to help them guide their teens to be respectful, caring, responsible adults. 

Single Parent Thriving Strategies This course is designed to be an interactive conversation about how to build a strong family in the midst of being a single parent. We address specific single parenting situations and develop individualized strategies to help. A number of handouts will give you practical tools to use at home in helping your kids make responsible choices and grow to be caring / respectful adults. We also share ideas for building a stronger family and lessening the stresses of single parenting.

Keep Your Family Afloat with a RAFT Based on 8 Attributes that are common in Strong Families. The concepts of Respect, Responsible, Appreciate, Affection, Fun, Faith, Time and Trust will be developed.

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