Being an effective parent means being
an informed parent and that requires knowledge and skills that work
in todayís world. Our parenting classes teach:
and our children face more challenges at earlier
ages. Children are increasingly subject to negative outside
influences, and media and technology leave an indelible imprint on
childrenís minds and morals at a very early age.
We know more
about child development and itís stages and the positive and
negative influences on brain development and the importance of
establishing healthy patterns and routines at an early age.
It is easier
to establish healthy family routines early than to
undo years of unhealthy or ineffective patterns later on.
that there is a strong link between parent
education, parent involvement, and school success.
Being a parent
Even parents of adolescents and teens can learn
strategies to be more effective.
parenting classes are offered under a grant from The Childrenís
Trust Promotion and Prevention Program.