Sally Borden School
Summer Program

Dr. Thomas Phelan for Speaker Series

March 24, 2017

On Wednesday, March 29, at 6:30 in the Commons at 1088 Tucker Road, North Dartmouth, Friends Academy hosts Dr. Thomas Phelan, author of, “1-2- 3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12,” which has sold almost two million copies and is now in its 6th edition. His presentation is free and open to the public.

Dr. Phelan will discuss:

  • Controlling Obnoxious Behavior: Learn an amazingly simple technique to get the kids to STOP doing what you don’t want them to do.

  • Encouraging Good Behavior: Learn several effective methods to get your kids to START doing what you do want them to do.

  • Strengthening Your Relationships: Learn powerful techniques that reinforce the bond between you and your children.

Dr. Phelan and his wife of 45 years raised two children and experienced first-hand many of the problems he now helps parents tackle. A clinical psychologist who has worked with children, parents, and teachers for over 35 years, he will discuss effective parenting tools to raise children in the 21st century. Dr. Phelan is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Illinois Psychological Association and has also served on the boards of directors for both ADDA and CHADD, two ADHD international support groups. He maintains an active schedule of international lectures, and is a frequent guest on radio and television. His articles appear in numerous regional and national  publications.

A question and answer period will follow Dr. Phelan’s presentation.  His books will be available for purchase and signing. From 6:00-6:30, tours of the Friends Academy will be available.

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