Is My Kid Normal?

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In this essential class for parents and educators, Rabbi Bloom explores the child's developmental stages from both a Torah and psychological perspective and explores their significance in terms of developing self esteem and self confidence. This class can be presented as a lecture or in-depth text study. Approximate Length:  Text Study - 60 minutes Lecture - 30 minutes Target Audiences: …

Compassionate Parenting - Nurturing the Future

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In this presentation Rabbi Bloom uses the subtle depth of the Hebrew language to show how the core of parenting is compassion. Combining theory and practical guidance he encourages all of us to relate to ourselves and our children with great humanity and tenderness. This class can be presented as a lecture or in-depth text study. Approximate Length:  Text Study - 45 minutes Lecture - 20…

The School of Love - Reframing Challenging Behavior

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In this presentation Rabbi Bloom uses Torah sources and modern psychological research to encourage parents and educators to develop their ability to reframe childrens' behavior using a lens of generosity. Lessons are made relevant and practical by introducing case studies as well and practical tools that can be immediately applied. This class can be presented as a lecture of in-depth text study. Approximate…

The Torah's Growth Mindset

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In this presentation Rabbi Bloom shows how the Torah first authenticated the "Growth Mindset" recently developed by the prominent Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck. He shares how it can foster our own spiritual growth and how we can teach it to our children. This can be presented in a text based study or a lecture format.  Target Audiences: Schools (Professional development/parent education) …