For Parents

 

PARENT EDUCATION CLASSES - FALL 2014

Our Fall 2014 parent education curriculum includes two evening classes as well as one lunch and learn class. We are excited to now offer classes/workshops on a contract basis for your group or organization! Please contact us to find out more about this option. We hope to see you help your family grow in 2014 through parental participation in a class.

 

EVENING PARENTING CLASSES:

 

PARENTING THE STRONG-WILLED CHILD

For parents with children who are between the ages of two and 10.  Learn five clinically-proven parenting skills that will help you successfully manage your young child's behavior and develop a more positive atmosphere in your home.

Tuesday evenings, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

September 9 - October 14, 2014 (six week course)

Facilitated by: Sharon Long, M.S.

 

PARENTING THE ADHD CHILD

For parents with children who are four years of age, or older, and have an ADHD diagnosis. This course will help you gain a better understanding of ADHD and will use proven strategies to help the behavior and attention of your child. Classroom accomodations and study strategies will be reviewed and reproducible worksheets and charts for home and school will be available for you to take away with you.

Tuesday evenings, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

October 21 - November 11, 2014 (four week course)

Facilitated by: Sharon Long, M.S.  

 

 

LUNCH & LEARN SERIES:

If time is of the essence, then our lunch and learn series is an easy way to find time to attend a parenting class and better yourself through parent education. We hope you'll join us at one of our 2014 Lunch & Learn programs.

 

TOUCHPOINTS: CHILD DEVELOPMENT BIRTH TO THREE

For expectant parents and parents of children up to age three. This three week course will help you gain knowledge for development in your child or children. 

Friday afternoons from 12:00 - 1:30 pm

September 12, 19 & 26th

Facilitated by: Sharon Long, M.S.

 

 

All Classes are Held At:

The Parent Center
Bess Chisum Stephens Community Center
1200 South Cleveland
Little Rock, AR 72204
Phone: (501) 664-4268

 

Please stop by, call, mail or e-mail ParentCenter@cfyf.org if you have questions or would like to register for a class.

Course fees are as follows:

3 week course - $30.00/person or $40.00/couple

4 week course - $40.00/person or $50.00/couple

6 week course - $60.00/person or $70.00/couple

Make checks for class fees payable to: Centers for Youth and Families/The Parent Center

 

The Parent Resource Center is open Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm

 

 

 

2012 Winter/Spring Schedule
 Parent Education Classes

"Parenting the Strong-Willed Child"
For Parents of Children 2-10 yrs.
Wednesday Evenings, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
January 11th - February 15th (6 sessions)
Facilitated by Sharon Long, M.S.
"Parenting with Love and Logic"
For Parents of "Tweens" & Teens
Wednesday Evenings, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
January 11th - February 15th (six sessions)
Facilitated by Wendy Wood, M.Ed.
"Right from Birth"
For Parents with Children Birth - 2yrs
Fridays, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
February 3rd, 10th, and 17th (three sessions)
Facilitated by Sharon Long, M.S.
"Parenting the ADHD Child"
For Parents of School-Aged Children
Wednesday Evenings, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
February 22nd, February 29th, March 7th, and March 14th (four sessions)
Facilitated by Sharon Long, M.S.
"Active Parenting Today"
For Parents of Children 4-18 yrs 
Wednesday Evenings, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
April 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th (four sessions)
Facilitated by Sharon Long, M.S.

 "Parenting the Strong-Willed Child"
For Parents of Children 2-10 yrs
Tuesday Mornings, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
May 1st - June 5th (six sessions)
Facilitated by Sharon Long, M.S.

 
All Classes are Held At:
The Parent Center - 5905 Forest Place - Suite 205 - Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 666-6833, ext. 3000
Please stop by, call, mail or e-mail
Fee for each class series: $15/person - $25/couple
Free childcare available for children of class participants
Class size is limited. Pre-registration and payment are required 1 week in advance of any class.
Make checks for class fees payable to:
Centers for Youth and Families/The Parent Center
ATTN: Sharon Nellon

The Parent Resource Center is open Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm
For more information call Carolyn Matthews, 501.666.6833, extension 3125.