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Parenting Education
Find a class developed with your child's age in mind:
 Prenatal-5 Years  5-12 Years  13-18 Years

Find a class geared toward:
 Fathers
 Co-Parenting/Blended Families
 Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder
 Families with Children with Special Needs or Health Challenges

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

Nurturing Parenting: Through Recovery

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 6/15/2021    End Date: 10/5/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 3:30-5pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEudOmtqTgiGte0xB8aUz2On0ugqhUU-nk7

Additional Information: If you are a parent or caregiver working on your recovery and want to learn more about the effects of substance use on your family, parenting style, and your relationship with your child join us for this FREE 17-week program. You will explore hands on activities along with guided discussions to enhance your self-awareness and increase your ability to relate to your child/children in a safe and supportive environment surrounded by parents and caregivers who share similar life experiences. This program offers rolling enrollment - register any time or contact us for more information!

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- Active Parenting 4th Edition (ages 5-12)

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 9/16/2021    End Date: 10/28/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 3-5pm

Audience: Parents & caregivers of children ages 5-12

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpde-qqT0iEtVWHeqgJ3P1TMPsagH_tfY9

Additional Information: Do you ever wonder if there is a better way to handle some of those daily parenting challenges? Learn how with this 6 - session video and discussion program for parents and care providers of children ages 5 and up. This program is designed to help raise responsible children by using effective discipline techniques and encouragement skills.

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Nurturing Parenting: Fathers

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 9/22/2021    End Date: 12/15/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 5:30-7:30pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtdeyqrjMjEtYeLF0Ns-24u2rwQA0lNouy

Additional Information: This 12 session program is tailored to meet the needs and learning styles of any male parenting a child! Topics include positive discipline strategies, communication, conflict resolution and teamwork.

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Family Apple Fest

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 10/2/2021    End Date: 10/2/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Saturday

Time: 9:30-11:30

Town: Readfield

Audience: EVENTS

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://form.jotform.com/212347464314048

Additional Information: Free event provided by the Kennebec Family enrichment council with activities, crafts, and apple picking at Kents Hill Orchard. Oct. 2 9:30-11:30 a.m. First 25 families to register will receive a FREE 1/2 peck bag to pick their own apples!

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- Co-Parenting and Divorce

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 10/5/2021    End Date: 11/23/2021

Day(s) of the Week:

Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAof-mopjMpHtMcUjnuKZtB_Khy6LOS0FUR

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 11/1/2021    End Date: 11/22/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 1-3pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrc-6trz0iGtEzEOqy9avS3Ii6EeFHoCYB

Additional Information: In this series of 4 classes we will explore discipline methods that work, how to prevent tantrums, establishing routines to make life easier, and much more. This class is designed for parents of children from birth-age 5.

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- Active Parenting 4th Edition (ages 5-12)

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Kennebec)

Start Date: 11/10/2021    End Date: 12/22/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 11am-1pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcrd-upqzIrH9d_VUdtdUqgUXlHQzbKhvZ_

Additional Information: Do you ever wonder if there is a better way to handle some of those daily parenting challenges? Learn how with this 6 - session video and discussion program for parents and care providers of children ages 5 and up. This program is designed to help raise responsible children by using effective discipline techniques and encouragement skills.

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org