Parent and Caregiver Classes and Training

Want to learn and develop new parenting skills? We offer classes to help you successfully advocate for yourself, your children and family. Our training provides the knowledge and skills needed to support children and youth in many settings including at home, in school, and in the community. Parent classes prepare you to deal with a wide range of challenging circumstances, situations and opportunities of raising children and youth with emotional, behavioral, mental health and/or substance abuse challenges. Check out current schedule of classes and training and register for the one that meets your needs.


learnIEP/504 Plans: The Basics
Skyway Library

12601 76th Ave South
Seattle, WA 98178
Thursday, April 6th, 2017

This FREE workshop will give parents and caregivers the tools they needs to help their kids succeed!
What is a 504 plan?  What’s in an IEP and when is one needed? What does a parent need to know about these plans to help their child get the best education?  This class will help you with answers to these questions. This workshop will also include a question and answer time and an opportunity to network with other parents and caregivers.
Click HERE for more information or to register.


Support for Parents with CPS Involvement
White Center Library
12601 76th Ave South
Seattle, WA 98178
Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Guided Pathways very own John Martin will be instructing this informative workshop. John is a Certified Peer Counselor with experience working in the Child Welfare System.  He specializes in systems’ navigation for parents involved with Child Protective Services. Topics will include Importance of Visitation, Stakeholders in the Foster Care System & their Roles, Roles and expectations of Social Workers, Roles and expectations of Attorneys & CASA, Dos and don’ts of Court Room Etiquette, Importance of Communication and Much More!
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*2017 Class List  – Dates and registration information will be posted as the information become available.*

2017 Upcoming Classes

  • Handling Crisis to Build Resiliency
  • Housing 101/Options and Processes
  • IEP/504 Plan Basics
  • Dealing with Law Enforcement
  • Bipolar Disorder Basics
  • Depression Basics
  • Youth Self Advocacy
  • Self-Care