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.

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04/18/18  Wednesday, 6:00pm-7:30pm – Tips for Raising Difficult and Oppositional Teens

Are you a parent/caregiver of a teenager (or older youth) who is difficult to parent? Is your parenting approach not working like you wish it would?

This free class will present an overview of some common dynamics that occur in a household containing an oppositional teen.

Parents and caregivers will receive parenting tools and techniques to move your situation in positive directions.

This training also includes interactive exercises, question and answer time, and an opportunity to network with other parents and caregivers.

Location:  West Seattle Library, 2306 42nd Ave S.W., Seattle, WA  98116  

To register click here:   https://goo.gl/AmUHG9

_________________________________________________________04/30/18  Monday, 6:00pm-8:00pm – The Dark Side of Social Media & Keeping Kids Safe Online

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat, and Kik can be fun and informative however, all forms of Social Media (including children’s games) have a negative side too. Find out more about the social media children and youth use and how to protect them from social media’s dark side and dangerous threats.

Learn what you need to know to help ensure your children and youth are safe online. Find out how to prevent addiction to social media.

Location:  Algona Pacific Library, 255 Ellingson Road, Pacific WA  98047 

To register click here:   https://goo.gl/663iaP

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05/01/18  Tuesday, 6:30pm-8:30pm – Social Emotional Learning (SEL) for Parents

Social emotional learning (SEL) is building awareness and skills in managing emotions, setting goals, establishing healthy relationships, and making responsible decisions for success in school and life. Learn what you can do to support your child or teen in SEL.

Location:  Green Gables Elementary School, 32607 47th Ave SW, Federal Way  98023

To register click here:   https://goo.gl/xuF15B

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05/08/18  Tuesday, 6:00pm-8:00pm – The Dark Side of Social Media & Keeping Kids Safe Online

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat, and Kik can be fun and informative however, all forms of Social Media (including children’s games) have a negative side too. Find out more about the social media children and youth use and how to protect them from social media’s dark side and dangerous threats.

Learn what you need to know to help ensure your children and youth are safe online. Find out how to prevent addiction to social media.

Location:  Valley View Library,  17850 Military Road S., SeaTac, WA  98002

To register click here:   https://goo.gl/pSUSXa

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*2018 Class List  – Dates and registration information will be posted as the information become available.*

2018 Upcoming Classes

  • CPS Involvement
  • Circle of Security