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Parent Education Classes

Kathy Petry, Program Coordinator


Family-Child Resources offers the largest parent education program in the area, serving over 900 parents last year. Parents in York County can participate free of charge in a variety of parenting classes offered at different times and locations.

Parenting Solutions
This class offers parents an opportunity to understand children's behavior and learn basic principles of child management. Parents who are seeking enrichment and parents who are having problems with their children are encouraged to attend. Discussion topics include: consistency, being a good role model, setting limits, discipline, enforcing rules, allowing children freedom to discover things in their environment, truancy and more. The Parenting Solutions group is designed for parents of children ages 12 months to 18 years.

This eight-week class meets once per week for two hours each time. Certificates are awarded to each participant for successful completion of the class. This class is offered free of charge to York County parents. Pre-registration is required. On-site child care is available for a nominal fee. Click here to view the
Parenting Education Class Schedule.

Parenting Solutions for Parents of Preschoolers
This class is designed for parents of children ages one to five years. Parents will learn the developmental stages of preschoolers, effective discipline and communication strategies, and what expectations are appropriate for this age group.

This four-week class meets once per week for two hours each time. Certificates are awarded to each participant for successful completion of the class. This class is offered free of charge to York County parents. Pre-registration is required. On-site child care is available for a nominal fee. Click here to view the
Parenting Education Class Schedule.

Parenting Teens with Love and Logic
Parenting teens in today's world is more challenging than ever before. Teens are dealing with the issues of drugs, alcohol, smoking, sex, peer pressure, and violence in school and on the street. Help your teen by giving them the tools they need to face the choices of today's world.

This four-week class meets once per week for two hours each time. Certificates are awarded to each participant for successful completion of the class. This class is offered free of charge to York County parents. Pre-registration is required. On-site child care is available for a nominal fee. Click here to view the
Parenting Education Class Schedule.

Becoming a Love and Logic Parent®
This class allows parents to gain effective, practical tools that reduce the stress of parenting and build the foundation for lasting, loving relationships between parents and children. The Love and Logic® philosophy allows children to make choices in safe situations and learn from the consequences of their choices. It helps parents/caregivers to reinforce positive relationships with their kids without resorting to anger, threats, or lectures.

This eight-week class meets once per week for two hours each time. Certificates are awarded to each participant for successful completion of the class. This class is offered free of charge to York County parents. Pre-registration is required. On-site child care is available for a nominal fee. Click here to view the
Parenting Education Class Schedule.

Parenting Your Infant
This series of classes teaches new parents important infant parenting skills. Parents are invited to bring their baby to each session and enjoy a time to talk with other new parents. Parenting is an important job and, just like other jobs, training and support are important. These classes offer parents information that will make it easier to understand their baby and enjoy parenting. Topics of interest include infant development, crying, schedules, play and learning, safety, and consistency.

This six-week class meets once per week for two hours each time. This class is free of charge to York County parents of infants from birth to 12 months of age. Pre-registration is required. Click here to view the
Parenting Education Class Schedule.

Parenting Your Infant - Teen Parents-To-Be
This series of classes is for expecting teen parents. The classes offer support, information, and practical tips for teen parents as the prepare for their new role. Topics discussed include: Becoming Mommy/Still A Teen, Keeping Baby Safe, Managing Your Time, Play Time, Bonding, Routines, and Managing Stress.

This two-week class meets once per week for two hours each time. This class is free of charge to York County parents of infants from birth to 12 months of age. Pre-registration is required. Click here to view the
Parenting Education Class Schedule.

Single Topic Classes
We offer several parenting classes during the year that focus on important parenting topics such as power struggles, better communication, and parenting the challenging child. These classes are free of charge to York County parents. Pre-registration is required. On site child care is available for a nominal fee. Click here to view the Parenting Education Class Schedule.

 

For more information on any of our parenting classes or to register, e-mail our Parent Education Coordinator
or call us at (717) 757-1227. Click on the following link to pre-register online.

 
 


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