Getting started with quality assured parenting

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Procedure 1 Getting Started

To get started with quality-assured parenting, do the following steps:

  1. What is quality assured parenting?
  2. Purchase Ri4C-Book-701
  3. Learn about connection and vulnerability (Chapter 5)
  4. Learn about reciprocation (Chapter 6)
  5. Learn about relationship (Chapter 7)
  6. Learn about mentoring (Chapter 9)
  7. Learn about the formal change process (Chapter 2)
  8. Learn how to create a Documented Proof of Adulthood™ (Chapter 3)
  9. Work with your students using other procedures as presented below.

Procedure 5 For College Students

  • If not already done, first, do Procedure 4, below.
  • Discuss big-picture topics with your students (Chapter 10)
  • Help your students master collaboration (Chapter 8)
  • Help your students master mentoring (Chapter 9)

Procedure 4 For Adolescents and High-school Students

  • Introduce the concept of Thumos (Chapter 1)
  • Help  your students  understand key concepts in the formal change process (Chapter 2)
  • Show your students how to create a Documented Proof of Adulthood™ (Chapter 3)
  • If not already done, do Procedure 3, below.

Procedure 3 For Middle-school Students

Ideally, the following steps should be done slowly, each for an entire school year. Otherwise, do each for at least over a period of two months. Do not rush any of these fundamental lessons.

  • Once a week, talk to your sixth grader about a new example of vulnerability (Chapter 5)
  • Once a week, talk to your seventh grader about another aspect of relationship (Chapter 7)
  • Once a week, talk to your eighth grader about another aspect of individuality (Chapter 4)
  • If not already done, do Procedure 2, below.

Procedure 2 For Elementary Students

Ideally, the following steps should be done slowly, each for an entire school year. Otherwise, do each for at least an entire month. Do not rush any of these fundamental lessons.

  • Once a week, ask your first grader about the first element of love (Chapter 6)
  • Once a week, ask your second grader about the second element of love (Chapter 6)
  • Once a week, ask your third grader about the third element of love (Chapter 6)
  • Once a week, ask your fourth grader about the fourth element of love (Chapter 6)
  • Once a week, talk to your fifth grader about another aspect of reciprocation (Chapter 6)

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