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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: 1/4/2022    End Date: 3/29/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Every Tuesday

Time: 2:00pm

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

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ydeOriFzr_hEpME6LPMDUwgC2waMk3WZtGb3e3IUQFM/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: 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


Active Parenting- Teens (ages 12+)

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 1/18/2022    End Date: 2/22/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 9:00am - 10:30am

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


Active Parenting- Teens (ages 12+)

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Knox)

Start Date: 5/5/2022    End Date: 5/19/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 6-8 PM

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children ages 11-17

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrcOGvrD8vGNew0SfUwzfzzEF-6ZWE0cNs

Additional Information: This series is designed for parents and caregivers with children from 11-16 years old. Active Parenting: Teens will give you the guidance and support you need to turn the challenges of raising a teenager into opportunities of growth. You'll learn: Methods of respectful discipline Skills for clear, honest communication Concrete strategies to prevent risky behavior How to be encouraging to your children Insight into important issues such as teens online, bullying, and depression How to handle sensitive issues such as drugs, sexuality, and violence

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963 x230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- Teens (ages 12+)

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 5/5/2022    End Date: 5/19/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 6-8 PM

Town: Via Zoom

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrcOGvrD8vGNew0SfUwzfzzEF-6ZWE0cNs

Additional Information: This series is designed for parents and caregivers with children from 11-16 years old. Active Parenting: Teens will give you the guidance and support you need to turn the challenges of raising a teenager into opportunities of growth. You'll learn: Methods of respectful discipline Skills for clear, honest communication Concrete strategies to prevent risky behavior How to be encouraging to your children Insight into important issues such as teens online, bullying, and depression How to handle sensitive issues such as drugs, sexuality, and violence

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963, x 230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- Teens (ages 12+)

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Knox)

Start Date: 5/26/2022    End Date: 6/9/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 6-8 PM

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children 11-17

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrcOGvrD8vGNew0SfUwzfzzEF-6ZWE0cNs

Additional Information: This series is designed for parents and caregivers with children from 11-16 years old. Active Parenting: Teens will give you the guidance and support you need to turn the challenges of raising a teenager into opportunities of growth. You'll learn: Methods of respectful discipline Skills for clear, honest communication Concrete strategies to prevent risky behavior How to be encouraging to your children Insight into important issues such as teens online, bullying, and depression How to handle sensitive issues such as drugs, sexuality, and violence

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963 x230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- Teens (ages 12+)

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 5/26/2022    End Date: 6/9/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 6-8 PM

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children aged 11-17

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrcOGvrD8vGNew0SfUwzfzzEF-6ZWE0cNs

Additional Information: This series is designed for parents and caregivers with children from 11-16 years old. Active Parenting: Teens will give you the guidance and support you need to turn the challenges of raising a teenager into opportunities of growth. You'll learn: Methods of respectful discipline Skills for clear, honest communication Concrete strategies to prevent risky behavior How to be encouraging to your children Insight into important issues such as teens online, bullying, and depression How to handle sensitive issues such as drugs, sexuality, and violence

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963, x 230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org