Your child’s first few years are so important! Learn how to make the most of them with Active Parenting: First Five Years, a program for parents and other caregivers. This course will show you how to nurture your child with a “just right” combination of freedom and nonviolent discipline. Help your kids start strong. The class meets six (6) times for two hours.
Session I: You and Your Child
Styles of parenting
Ages and stages of development
Session II: Preventing Problems
Your child’s beautiful brain
Using nonviolent discipline
Session III: Encouraging Positive Behavior
The power of encouragement
Choices and consequences
Caring for the caregiver
Session IV: Preparing for School Success
Six smart things parents can do to help young children get ready for school
How It Works
Classes meet for 6-weeks. Locations vary. Pre-registration required.
Register below or call 540-942-6757.
Fee is $55, however a sliding scale is available upon request.