Claire Marie Beery joins the Faculty of Academy for Coaching Parents International

October 07, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News
The faculty of Academy for Coaching Parents International has added a new member to its band of educators – Claire Marie Beery. The Academy for Coaching Parents International provides a certified distance-learning program in the field of parent coaching. With a curriculum based on the HeartWise™ parent coaching model, the institute prepares students to operate their own parent coaching business successfully.

While introducing Ms. Beery, Dr. Caron B. Goode, Director of ACPI, stated, “The development of parenting skills is a process that begins in infancy and matures throughout our life. Our history, from preconception to the present moment, weaves a web of influence that includes personal strengths as well as challenges. This perspective is the heart of Claire’s work with children and their families as well as with students of child development and adults preparing to work with families.”

Claire Marie Beery has over 30 years of experience towards supporting families as well as students of child development. She is Program Coordinator and Parent Educator for Parents Place, a program of the Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Sonoma County. She teaches in the Child Development Department of Santa Rosa Junior College, the Child/Infant Mental Health Certificate Program at Sonoma State University, and the Childbirth Education Program at Kaiser Permanente Hospital. Ms. Beery also has a private practice providing counseling for families and trainings for professionals.

Ms. Beery has an M.A. in Human Development with specialized certifications and trainings in Childbirth Education, Breastfeeding Education, Doula services, Perinatal Trauma, Post Partum Mood & Anxiety Disorders, and Attachment Disorders.

Commenting on her new role as an ACPI instructor, Ms. Beery said, “I am very pleased to be a part of ACPI. You not only get to prepare individuals for a business, you have an opportunity to make a difference in someone's life - which is a reward in itself.”

Ms. Beery will be teaching track (course) 3 – HeartWise™ Parenting for the Early Years. “As a mother of three daughters no one is better equipped for the job,” smiled Dr. Goode.

About Academy for Coaching Parents International (ACPI)

ACPI is an institute providing certified training programs in the field of parent coaching. The course is undertaken through distance learning with course materials for five subject areas. Students receive extensive feedback on course assignments from the instructors. In addition, ACPI encourages students to participate in one or more of the available weekend training workshops.

For more information, please contact

Dr. Caron B. Goode
Academy for Coaching Parents International
524 Cranbrook Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76131