Join the new Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T.) at the Qingdao Amerasia International School in Qingdao on March 23, 2013. The course consists of eight weekly 3-hour sessions. The cost is 2000 RMB per person (includes a workbook, textbook and a certificate).

More info on Laura:

Laura Roark has been involved in education in China for more than ten years and is currently a Montessori Directress at Qingdao Amerasia International School in Qingdao, China. She has co-authored two children’s book benefiting the Tibetan Children’s Initiative and has given many workshops throughout China and the USA for teachers and parents. She has a lively three-year-old daughter, Maia. Laura’s presentation style is interactive, informative, motivational and personal. Her passion is helping parents build more peaceful, loving relationships through improving their relationship styles.

Please contact Laura Roark at for more details.

What is P.E.T.?

P.E.T. is a course especially designed for families to learn a time-tested model of communication that offers skills, which enhance relationships with children of all ages and other important people in their lives.

P.E.T. enables parents to:

Create warmer more satisfying relationships
Help children solve their own problems
Resolve parent/child conflicts more easily
Comfortably express their own concerns and unmet needs related to children’s behavior

P.E.T. also:

Helps bring families closer together.
Works with children of all ages from the very young to the adolescent years and older.
Teaches skills that are useful in all other relationships: spouse/spouse, partners, teacher/student, workplace, co-worker, supervisor/subordinate.
Provides valuable training for any person who works with young people.
Adds a dynamic edge to all communication interactions

What people have been saying about the course in Qingdao:
“ P.E.T. changed my relationship with my daughter in a positive way. It really helped me become a better parent and feel more confident.” – Matt B.

“The course was very helpful for me to understand the real problems between me and my daughters collisions, and find effective solutions to address them while showing respect to both.” – Emily Y.

“Now I’m more confident with my parenting skills.” – Justin L.

Relevant Links:
Laura Roark on

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