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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:
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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 (Somerset)

Start Date: 3/15/2022    End Date: 6/28/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 10am to 11:30am

Audience: 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 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.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vduCuqzkoG9OubWvZqu7hcm_q5ovDxG1X

Additional Information: For more information please 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


Active Parent - TEENS and TWEENS

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 5/16/2022    End Date: 6/27/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 12noon to 2pm

Audience: There is no denying it. Parents and teens are often at odds, but it does not 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

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErde-gpjMqGdySKrdtfh6vtOQbqwxR6CGL

Additional Information: For more information please 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


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

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 5/16/2022    End Date: 6/27/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 3pm to 5pm

Audience: 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 5-12. This program is designed to help raise responsible children by using effective discipline techniques and encouragement skills.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpcuGupz4pGNZOMXD5G92Qc-4DUITvdvaM

Additional Information: For more information please 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


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 6/20/2022    End Date: 7/11/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 10am to 12noon

Audience: In this series of 4 classes you will learn 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.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwud--uqTspHNeqOnBsq06TzlK1u_F6Vrq4

Additional Information: for additional information please 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


Brain Under Construction

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 6/29/2022   

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 5:00-6:30pm

Audience: Parents & caregivers of children and youth ages birth - 18.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMuc-uqrTsrGdbyjG2osL0R7_8RudL_eGl5

Additional Information: Join us as we explore the development of the human brain from birth to maturity. In this free workshop, we'll learn how we can use this knowledge to inform our parenting strategies at all ages, including communicating with our kids, discipline, encouragement, and more!

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 7/6/2022    End Date: 7/27/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 2-4pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsc-Cvqj8rHN2r52JTrIgwllK2PctacCBM

Contact: Lanelle Freeman   Phone: 207-859-1577

Website: http://www.kvcap.org