Our Parenting Educators provide several research-based educational programs to help you through the most challenging, and most rewarding, job you'll ever have - being a parent. Check out the individual programs to learn more about how each one may help you with your daily engagement as a parent.
Discipline is Not a Dirty Word - Join us for an hour of interactive learning
focused on the basic principles of discipline for children
ages 2-10. This workshop will help caregivers direct children to what they can do while making their children
feel lovable and capable. Strategies include offering children appropriate
choices, changing the environment not the behavior, and working with
children, not against them. Each participant
will receive a certificate upon completion of the workshop.
Magic Years - The Magic Years curriculum
is designed for families with children from birth through age four who are
looking for research-based information to enhance their parenting skills. The six, two-hour lessons will to explain best practices in child
development and parenting to caregivers. Participants will develop
a deeper understanding of how their personal and parenting knowledge and
behavior affect their children.
Middle Years - The Middle
Years curriculum is designed for families with children 5 to 10 years of
age who are looking for research-based information to enhance their parenting
skills. The six, two-hour lessons will improve communication between
parents and their children in order to create a home environment in which
children can thrive. The Middle Years classes will assist parents in developing a
deeper understanding of positive child self-esteem development and effective
Parenting After Separation or Divorce - This
three-hour program is designed to assist parents in helping their children adjust to
parental separation or divorce. Topics discussed include identifying parent/child
reaction to divorce; developing skills for helping children cope;
post-separation parenting; co-parenting vs. parallel parenting; communicating
effectively between households; and identifying and managing stress for parents
and children. This class may meet court ordered
Tween & Teen Years - The Tween & Teen Years curriculum is designed for families with children 11 to 18 years of age who are looking for research-based information to enhance their parenting skills. The six, two-hour lessons will provide tools and information on tween and teen development, communication, and more.
Last updated March 17, 2023