1140d – Webinar – Defiance & Disrespect: Battles with Homework and Chores
(March 2015) This 90-minute webinar for families who are parenting children with trauma or attachment histories. Brenda Benning, licensed therapist and adoptive parent, provided ninety-minutes of live online consultation. Participants were encouraged to bring questions that target the following behaviors, “defiance and disrespect” as they relate to the ongoing battles over homework and chores.
Brenda Benning, MSW, LICSW received her Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Minnesota and has trained with Heather Forbes, the co-founder of the Beyond Consequences model. She is currently counseling families individually in home and group settings. Her primary focus is adoptive families with children HEALing from trauma and attachment issues. Brenda and her husband are currently parenting eight children, seven through adoption–multiple with diagnosed trauma histories and attachment issues.