Education: Parenting Classes
Free parenting workshops called “Be the One” are offered to the community several times throughout the year. These workshops run for four consecutive weeks with each class running for approximately three hours.
*Childcare is not available.
Be The One: Building Resilient Children and Families (birth-age 8)
- impact of early childhood trauma and how to build protective factors.
- strategies for parent/child bonding
- Active parenting through better communication skills.
- Learn to assist their child in how to constructively express emotions.
- Effective techniques for discipline.
Be The One: Building Resilient Teens and Families (age 9-18)
The “Be the One” workshop is for individuals parenting teens age 9-18.
- Identifying the impact of trauma in the family and how to overcome it with social supports.
- Fostering emotional health and building the parent/child relationship.
- Understanding the developing adolescent brain and see adolescence as a period of growth, creative expression and identity formation.
- Fostering your teen’s newly discovered independence in a constructive and meaningful way.
- Becoming a more positive parent by establishing personal stress management skills, Anger Management and improved parent/child communication.
To register, please call (717) 273-6741 or print and mail the registration form below: