New and informative classes designed to support thriving families are introduced throughout the year. Here is a sampling of upcoming classes available to the community (in alphabetical order):
Active Parenting of Teens
This is a comprehensive six-week interactive parenting course that examines the complex realities of raising pre-teens and teens. This video and discussion program by parenting expert Dr. Michael Popkin, will show you how to bring harmony and stability to your family. Each session is packed with activities, discussion, real-world examples and proven techniques to help you make positive changes in your family. Cost: $35 per person. See details.
This compelling 13-week DVD study will help define and maintain the clear personal boundaries that are essential to a healthy and balanced life. Based on the bestselling book, Boundaries, this video study features Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend, who uncover the secrets to setting healthy boundaries that provide the framework for rich, productive relationships. See details.
Healthy Cooking on a Budget Workshop
This workshop will teach participants how to maximize their food budget to prepare easy, healthy and delicious meals! Workshops will be scheduled throughout the year at the Family Resource Center. Stay tuned to our events page for upcoming cooking workshops.
How to Nurture Yourself and Others
A 17-week course designed to help families in substance abuse recovery and treatment. Please Note: These classes cannot be joined after the first week.
Life Skills for Thriving Families
The community is invited to these free one-hour classes that will be offered regularly. Each class covers one topic and will be taught by a specially trained instructor. Topics will include: how to bathe a baby, safe sleep for baby, car seate safety, space heater safety, purple crying and many more. Keep an eye on our events page to see all future classes.
Mandated Reporter Training
It will take just one and a half hours for you to learn how to better recognize the indicators of abuse and neglect, understand your role in responsible reporting, and identify the groups of children that may be at a higher risk of being abused or neglected.
Music Therapy for Children (Ages 2-10)
Childhood development experts, researchers, and scientists agree that learning through music can set a child up for success in school and in life. This 45-minute weekly therapy is offered to children who have been exposed to difficult childhood experiences. See details.
Nurturing Parenting Classes
These classes are open to the community and are designed to build nurturing parenting skills and positive child-rearing practices. Stay tuned to our Events page for upcoming classes. Please Note: Cannot be joined after the first week of class.
This is more of a support group than a class, but is designed for parents to meet each month to connect and learn strengthening factors that empower them to be the very best parent for their child. Parents meet every Wednesday from 8:30-9:30 AM at the Family Resource Center.
Prenatal Education Workshop
A judgement-free zone to ask questions about your pregnancy, baby care, WIC, Medicaid, insurance, staying healthy and more! Keep an eye on the events page to see when another workshop will be held.
STAR Education and Support Group- Strategic Trauma Abuse Recovery
This is a class/support group that helps participants move through the healing process from adverse childhood experiences. It is a 7-week class based on the workbook entitled, “Breaking Every Stinking Chain.” Please Note: This class cannot be joined after the first week.
Stewards of Children Training Class
A two-hour training that empowers adults through awareness and education to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Classes are offered throughout the year.