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Families In Crisis Online Course

A crisis rarely fixes itself.

Learn tried and true parenting principles that have proven effective for families dealing with an out-of-control teen just like yours. These principles will help you connect with your teen and create a structure in your home to foster growth and respect.

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Session 1 - Information Overload

Children are drowning in information, but they’re starving for wisdom and relationships.

Session 2 - Teaching Versus Training

Your parenting model should shift when your child becomes a teen.

Session 3 - Learn to Lighten Up

Major on the big behavior problems and minor on the stuff that, in the end, really doesn’t matter.

Session 4 - Relationships

Look beyond unwanted behavior to what your child is trying to get across.

Session 5 - Structure Strategy

Your teen’s inappropriate behavior will continue until the pain of the consequences is greater than the pleasure of the actions.

Session 6 - Grace Wins

You now have the tools you need to start afresh with your teen! Let’s drive home those study highlights.

Your teen needs you now more than ever.


In 2019, 18.8% of teens seriously considered committing suicide.

What's included?

6 Video Sessions

20-30 Minute Sessions

Q&A Videos

Families in Crisis Digital Workbook

Developing Rules & Consequences Digital Workbook

Guide for Leaders

Jake & Melissa
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"Not only do we feel we now have some tools to start using to help our daughter, but we also feel that talking through things together, with other parents, and counselors helped strengthen our marriage. And, of course, it’s hard not to love Mark Gregston."

Taught By Mark Gregston​

Mark Gregston is the founder and executive director of Heartlight, a therapeutic boarding school for adolescents in crisis. He is a well-known radio host of the Parenting Today’s Teens Radio Program and podcast, a prominent speaker and leads parenting seminars across the country. For more than 40 years, Mark and his wife, Jan, have served families and counseled over 3,000 kids. His message will explore today’s teen culture, why traditional parenting no longer works and why a new, more effective approach is needed.

Invest in your family today.

The retail price for this course is $99, but for a limited time, you can take advantage of our Pay What You Can Pricing. For as little as $1, you can access the course.
When is the course available?

The course is available now. When you register, you will have access to the entire course and can go through it at your own pace.

Does the course expire?

There is no time limit or expiration on the course. You can go back and watch it as many times as you’d like.

I already paid. Why is it asking me to pay again?

Make sure you are logged in with the same email that you used to sign up. If you are still having issues, please contact us.

Can I watch the course with a group of people?

Yes, we encourage it. We even included a PDF to help you facilitate a group environment.

What if I need more help after going through the course?

There are several free e-books included in the course, and you can find even more resources at If you think your teen might benefit from our residential experience at our Heartlight campus in Texas, you can find more information at