Parenting Tough Teen Behaviors (3/9/21)


This is a live virtual training being held via ZOOM.
There is no cost for this event.

Presenter: Melissa Corkum, co-founder of The Adoption Connection

Date: March 9, 2021
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Eastern

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Parenting Tough Teen Behaviors with Melissa Corkum

Parenting teens has unique rewards and challenges, especially when our teens have experienced trauma and adverse experiences. Melissa’s learned a lot the hard way about how to set families up for lifelong relationships with their teens. 

In this training, you will:

  • understand a connected view of success when parenting teens.
  • have a process for choosing which battles to fight that promotes lifelong relationships.
  • understand the five reasons kids misbehave.
  • have a process to choose the best action when dealing with a challenging behavior.
About the presenter

Melissa Corkum is an adoptee, mother of 6 by birth and adoption, and Empowered to Connect Parent Trainer.  She is co-founder of The Adoption Connection.

Additional Course Information

This event is approved for 1.5 hours of ongoing, elective foster parent training credit in a group setting for Kentucky foster parents.

If there are two adults in the same household that want to participate in this training, each person must register separately. Foster parent training credit is administered based on the duration of the meeting and each attendee’s participation. In order to receive credit, participants must be on video and visible to the moderators during the event.

Create an account or log-in to register for this training.
Upon registration for this training, the Zoom URL link located within the course module will grant you access to the live interactive training. A reliable internet connection and a smartphone, tablet, or computer with web camera is needed to participate.

If you have questions about this event, please contact Karen Bowman at or 1-833-859-3278 (1-833-UKY-FAST).