You can run a parent support group in your local community!

Read about Carol Raymond's experience in becoming a SMPG facilitator in her article, "SMPG: My Gifted Education."

Your community may have a need for a SENG Model Parent Support Group, aimed at helping local parents and caregivers of gifted, talented, and twice-exceptional children learn how to help their children thrive socially and emotionally. Consider becoming a trained SMPG facilitator and starting a group in your area!

Facilitator training includes:

  • Objectives of SENG Model Parent Groups (SMPGs);

  • Characteristics of Parents in SMPGs;

  • The Role of SMPG Facilitators;

  • Group Facilitation Techniques;

  • Content Learning of Session Topic Areas: Characteristics, Motivation, Discipline, Stress Management, Peer Relations, Sibling Rivalry, and Tradition Breaking;

  • Practice of Facilitation Techniques;

  • Potential Problems and Solutions in SMPGs;

  • How to Organize a local SMPG;

  • A one-year SENG membership* ($99 value);

  • Access to the password protected Facilitator area; and

  • A copy of A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children.

* Note: SMPG Facilitators are required to maintain their annual SENG membership to ensure their status as a SENG licensed SMPG Facilitator. In addition, those interested in SMPG training should first review the core competencies.

2019 SENG Houston - Annual Conference
Fri, Jul 19
Houston Omni Hotel
Jul 19, 2019, 8:00 AM – Jul 21, 2019, 3:00 PM
Houston Omni Hotel, 4 Riverway, Houston, TX, USA
Join SENG in Houston for 3 days of engaging speakers, presentations, keynotes, activities and connections in the world of the gifted, talented, and twice-exceptional!
SENG Pacific Northwest (Olympia, Washington)
Sat, May 04
NOVA Middle School
May 04, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
NOVA Middle School, 2020 22nd Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501, USA
SENG is pleased to bring the experience of the annual conference to the local gifted, talented, and twice-exceptional community of the Pacific Northwest! Join us for a dynamic day packed with a morning keynote, valuable breakout sessions, and making connections. SMPG training will run concurrently.
SMPG Training - SOLD OUT
Sat, Feb 09
Barry Goldwater Highschool
Feb 09, 2019, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Barry Goldwater Highschool, 2820 W Rose Garden Ln, Phoenix, AZ 85027, USA
A full day of SMPG Facilitator training in Phoenix, Arizona. Although the training is sold out, parent volunteers can still sign up for the free support group by following the registration link.
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