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Parenting Education
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Dates and times subject to change. Contact your local Council to confirm the event details.

Nurturing Parenting: Skills for Families

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 7/15/2021    End Date: 10/21/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 5:00 pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/AwZp59x4mrcD4LSv8

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Aroostook Council for Healthy Families

Start Date: 8/5/2021    End Date: 10/7/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 1pm-3pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/x522dnnfQ8e1yfg59

Contact: Danielle Langley   Phone: 207-532-1141

Website: https://sites.google.com/achf-me.org/wwwachf-meorg


Active Parenting- Teens (ages 12+)

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 9/1/2021    End Date: 10/6/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Audience: Parents and/or caregivers of children ages 12+

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1BBm1zNfWdh4VC75a3-m19Tesw_biABbz49GoYdF8PQI/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Advocates For Children/Community Concepts Inc.

Start Date: 9/9/2021    End Date: 9/30/2021

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 12:00 Noon- 2:00 PM

Town: Lewiston

Audience: Parents and Caregivers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Community Based Nurturing Parenting Program- Please call to register: 402-1621

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 207-739-6544

Website: http://www.community-concepts.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 9/13/2021    End Date: 11/22/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays - no class on Columbus Day

Time: 11am

Audience: Parents and/or caregivers of children any ages.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81951403239?pwd=bVBuUjYwUjF4K0k1RUNpNzBKRjJmQT09

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Active Parenting- Teens (ages 12+)

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 9/15/2021    End Date: 10/20/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays.

Time: 3:00pm

Audience: Parents and/or caregivers of children age 12 and up.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88080093100?pwd=MnVlOXFnTWppZTZKdCtrUUt6NnBtUT09

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Knox)

Start Date: 9/28/2021    End Date: 11/30/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 10am-11:30am

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children of all ages

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http:// https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ld-qqqTIrEt1LBfMcKwyQ-N4CA3LJhEhZ

Additional Information: For ALL parents and caregivers. This is an open series of 10 enrichment classes. Attend as many as you want or can. Topics will include: Nurturing Parenting Practices Dealing with Feelings Communicating with Respect Managing Stress, and more!

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-594-4329 x230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- Teens (ages 12+)

Council: Advocates For Children/Community Concepts Inc.

Start Date: 10/5/2021    End Date: 10/26/2021

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 9:30a-11a

Town: Lewiston

Audience: Parent Education of caregivers with children 12+

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: To register please call 402-1621 or email parentworkshops@community-concepts.org

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 207-739-6544

Website: http://www.community-concepts.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Community Concepts, Inc.

Start Date: 10/18/2021    End Date: 12/20/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Monday's

Time: 12pm-1pm

Town: South Paris

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Call 207-402-1621 or email:parentworkshops@community-concepts.org to register.

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 207-739-6544

Website: http://www.community-concepts.org


Active Parenting- Teens (ages 12+)

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 10/18/2021    End Date: 11/22/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 1PM to 3PM

Audience: There’s no denying it. Parents and teens are often at odds, but it doesn’t have to be this way. When parents and teens learn together, they find common ground for conversation and problem solving. This program provides a unique approach to strengthening our youth against the daily risks they face. Each session shows parents how to handle sensitive issues such as drugs, sexuality, and violence. This program is designed to be implemented in a 6 session course, with each session lasting 2 hours.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: For more information: Contact: Anne Osolinski at 859-2521 or by emailing at: aosolinski@kvcap.org

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Advocates For Children/Community Concepts Inc.

Start Date: 1/10/2022    End Date: 3/28/2022

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 8:00 PM- 9:30 PM

Town: Lewiston

Audience: Parents and Caregivers of Promise Programming

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Closed offering for Promise Families. Please call to register: 402-1621 to register for this Community Based Parenting Programming Class.

Contact: Melissa Wakefield   Phone: 207-739-6544

Website: http://www.community-concepts.org