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Susan K. Giboney, M.A., CFLE

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Susan has over 20 years of experience teaching in college and church settings. In addition to her teaching experience she is a certified family life educator, and she and her late husband wrote course material and taught marriage and parenting seminars around the nation and in foreign countries. As a couple, they also wrote class study guides for premarital courses which they taught together and Susan continues to teach. Susan is a lecturer in education and child and family development at Pepperdine University, where she also serves as academic advisor and credential analyst. Susan is a popular teacher for women's seminars and retreats, parent groups, and premarital classes. She also authors articles on family issues. Susan is certified in the DISC Couples Profile, as a Parent Effectiveness Trainer, and as an early childhood assessor.

Presentations Topics

Included, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing for marriage - the gift of understanding
  • Threats to a healthy marriage - the gift of love
  • Building healthy families in an unhealthy world - the gift of hope
  • Self esteem - the gift that keeps on giving
  • Training - when we care enough to give the very best gift
  • From punishment to discipline - the gift of peace
  • Family night ideas - the gift of togetherness
  • Instilling sexual responsibility - the gift of purity
  • Kids and money - the gift of responsibility
  • Maximizing your child's school experience - the gift of success
  • Childhood memories - the gift of identity
  • The power of the pen - the gift of the written word
  • Responsive listening and problem solving - the gift of understanding
  • Ages and stages of children - the gift of appropriate expectations
  • The process of grief - a gift of healing
  • Issues in women's lives - the gift of reality

Contact Us

Susan K. Giboney
Pepperdine University Professor
Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90263-4225
Work: 424.235.2270
E-mail: susan.giboney@pepperdine.edu