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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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 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: Community-Based Education

Council: Sunrise Opportunities (Hancock)

Start Date: 4/19/2024    End Date: 4/19/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Fridays

Time: 9:00

Audience: Hancock County Public

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdJjpLX_xg9GiCQjV2wehkWYCGgHCJ2xIVxvA4DNHJkr6zLNg/viewform?usp=sf_link

Additional Information: This parenting opportunity is designed to give parents tips and tricks to help navigate through the different challenges of parenting. This week's workshop is about communicating with respect.

Contact: Monica Olivares   Phone: (207) 255-8273

Website: www.sopreventioncouncil.com

Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Healthy Kids (Knox)

Start Date: 4/24/2024    End Date: 6/26/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 12:30-2 PM

Audience: Knox County parents & caregivers

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc29rj91-obNfgRQ_fLFS2ZcsEUfMTTYh-eQ09vs3RPkIXecw/viewform

Additional Information: A series of 10 enrichment classes for parents/caregivers who would like to increase their parenting knowledge and skills to make informed, healthy parenting choices. Offered on a rolling basis: join anytime and attend any/all of the classes! Can be attended virtually or in-person (if enough interest). Topics by week: Week 1: Philosophy of Nurturing Parenting Week 2: Ages and Stages Week 3: Brain Development Week 4: Communicating with Respect Week 5: Building Self-Worth Week 6: Understanding Feelings Week 7: Family Morals and Values Week 8: Praising Children and Their Behavior Week 9: Alternatives to Spanking Week 10: Positive Ways to Deal with Stress

Contact: Charlene Corbett   Phone: 207-563-1818

Website: http://www.healthykidsmaine.org

Active Parenting- Teens (ages 12+)

Council: Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (Somerset)

Start Date: 5/7/2024    End Date: 6/18/2024

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/hov3X9dGqgchZ9qf9

Additional Information: For parents of preteens and teens, this 7 session video and discussion program explores adolescent development, and provides parents with tools for communicating with their teens, teaching responsibility, effective discipline, and encouragement.

Contact: Kristen Plummer   Phone: 1-800-542-8227 ext 2520

Website: http://www.kvcap.org