Enlightened Parenting 5 Week Course
with Melanie Prager, J.D., C.P.E.
Tuesday mornings, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, for 5 weeks
April 10 through May 8
Mar Vista/Los Angeles, CA


Tuesday mornings, 10:30 am-12:30 pm

Course meetings are 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8


Private Home
12830 Rose Ave.
Mar Vista, CA 90066

Driving Directions 



"This course is an eye opener to anyone having difficulties in parenting. At first the role playing was uncomfortable, but as the course went on I realized how valuable it was for me to participate. I have changed my approach with my child and it really works!"
-- Marelana, Los Angeles
Mom of 10 year old daughter
"This was a remarkable journey on how to parent, support and be in relationship with our gifted and 2e children. There are more tools than time and the environment is safe and encouraging! Thank you, Melanie!"
-- Kim, Orange County,
Mom of 9, 11, and 20 year old children


Summit Center
phone (310) 478-6505 
email   info@summitcenter.us

Summit Center Parent Educator Melanie Prager, J.D., CPE, is pleased to renew her 5 week course for another session. Topics will change according to group needs. Open to continuing or new parents. We hope you can join us!

Come and Learn Positive Parenting Tools to Connect with Your Kids, from Toddlers to Teens

“Time Outs” for Toddlers or “Taking Privileges Away” from Teens may stop unwanted behaviors…         BUT at What Cost?

The Key to Connecting with our Kids and
Growing Healthy Relationships is
to FILL our Toolboxes with
Understanding, Knowledge and Positive Parenting Tools

During this Enlightened Parenting five week course Melanie will provide you with strategies and positive parenting tools using a brain-based approach to strengthen your bonds with your children! Parents will also share their experiences and gain support with plenty of time for discussion.

Topics may include how to:

  • Connect with your child to build strong positive relationships
  • Redirect negative behavior
  • Minimize power struggles
  • Set limits and stick to them
  • Create a surplus in your emotional bank account with your child
  • Teach positive negotiation skills between siblings and friends

This class will appeal to parents of children with all types of learning styles including those who are gifted and 2e.

Registration is now closedPlease check back to www.summitcenter.us in the fall for new courses.

$299 for one person. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today.

Melanie Prager, J.D., C.P.E., is Summit Center's Parent Educator and the Founder and Director of Enlightened Parenting. Melanie is the mother of three boys (teenage twins and an 11-year-old), two of whom are twice exceptional/2e. She has been trained and is certified in numerous parenting programs including Positive Discipline, Redirecting Children's Behavior, Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) and Reflective Parenting.  Melanie says, “Gaining greater under-standing and knowledge about who our children are ignites the sparks of our childrens’ potential and creates long lasting and loving relationships for life.” Previously, Melanie was a Deputy District Attorney in Los Angeles County and the Co-Director of Empowered Parenting.

Summit Center offers psychological and educational assessments and counseling for children, adolescents, and adults. Our services can help you find more meaning and help your child be more successful. Learn more at www.summitcenter.us.