Professional Training

PARENTS, Inc., holds professional workshops twice annually, on both Oahu and in East Hawaii, generally in April and October to coincide with child abuse and neglect prevention month and children and youth month. Stay tuned for information on our next workshops, and please see below for past topics!

Upcoming Workshop: Working Effectively with Court Ordered or Resistant Clients!

Are you looking for ways to engage the cooperation of your clients? Please join us for a Professional Workshop presented by Kathi Kreinik who has been in social work for over 50 years! She will discuss resistance in therapy, How to engage the cooperation of clients, learn the basics of engaging clients, identify the reasons why there is resistance to change and so much more!

When: Friday, June 30, 2017.
9:00AM – 1:00PM
Where: Hawaii USA Federal Credit Union
1226 College Walk
Honolulu, HI
Cost: $45 Professional Rate; $25 Student Rate.

To register & pay online click the following link:

Professional Workshop Oahu - Working Effectively With Court Ordered or Resistant Clients

To make a payment by check click HERE! to download the registration form.

Registration closes June 23rd!


If you have an idea for a topic, or would like us to come into YOUR agency to work with your staff, please contact us at, or by calling (808) 235-0255!

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Past Topics:

  • Assessment Tools (AAPI, NSCS & PARTI)
  • Engaging Fathers
  • Helping Youth THRIVE!
  • ScreamFree Parenting
  • Logic Models
  • Identifying, Reporting and Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Protective Factors – The Many Faces of Prevention
  • Child Development
  • The Principles and Practice of Motivational Interviewing
  • Understanding the Impact of Parental Divorce on Children
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Understanding the Impact of Domestic Violence on Children

We are currently in the process of developing parenting workshops and webinars for parents who are interested in more specific topics, such as developmental disorders, or are interested in more techniques for specific behavioral issues.

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