Parenting Classes


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




For parents of children ages 5-12 years old. This four week course teaches parents how to protect and prepare their children to survive and thrive in the high-tech, diverse, and democratic society in which they will live. Topics to be addressed include: courage, responsibility, cooperation, respect, problem solving, decision making, and communication skills that will help them succeed at home and at school. 

Tuesday Evenings from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

June 2 - June 23, 2015


For parents of children ages 4 and under. Has your sweet, innocent baby suddenly turned into a noisy, demanding - and sometimes out of control toddler? In this three week course, you will learn how to take the frustration, stress, and confustion out of parenting a toddler.  

Monday Mornings from 9:00 - 11:00 pm

June 15, 22, and 29


For parents of children 4+ with an ADHD diagnosis. This four week class will help parents gain a better understanding of ADHD and will use proven strategies to help the behavior and attention of your child. 

Tuesday evenings from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

June 16 - July 7



This more in-depth class teaches the three stages of preventing problematic behaviors and helps parents / caregivers identify abusive or sexually exploitive language or conduct which arrant intervention. Emphasis is on understanding, communication, and the importance of supervision and safety. (Childcare is not available for this class)  Cost is $30 per person or $40 per couple

Saturday Mornings, 8:30 - 11:30 am 

June 13, June 20  


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 if you have questions or would like to register for a class.

Course fees are as follows, unless otherwise noted:

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