Parent Trainings

Parenting is the toughest job in the world. That's why Family Service & Guidance Center offers a range of programs and presentations designed to make raising children and teens less stressful.

Real World Parenting Series

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Parents are invited to free monthly presentations that provide practical information and real-world help for raising healthier, happier children and teens.

The Real-World Parenting Series is open to the public and presented at FSGC’s 327 S.W. Frazier facility unless otherwise noted. Seating is limited, so registration is required. Registration for each presentation opens about two weeks prior to the event and is completed through

Sorry, but Real-World Parenting Presentations are parent-only events. Childcare is not provided.


Helping Your Child Conquer Anxiety
Presentation video     Presentation slides

Thursday, March 12

6:30-8 p.m.

Talking to Your Child About Suicide
Presentation slides

Thursday, April 16

6:30-7 p.m.

Screen Time, Your Kids and Social Media
Presentation video     Presentation slides

Tuesday, May 18

6:30-7 p.m.

Beyond the ABCs: Getting Ready for Kindergarten
Presentation video     Presentation slides     
Preschool Life Skills Questionnaire

Thursday, June 11

6:30-7 p.m..

Helping Your Child Transition Back to School
Presentation video     Presentation slides

Thursday, July 30

6:30-7 p.m.

Helping Your Child Deal with Bullying
Presentation video     Presentation slides

Tuesday, August 25

6:30-7 p.m.

Helping Your Child Manage Their ADHD
Presentation video     Presentation slides

Thursday, September 17

6:30-7 p.m.

Helping Your Child Cope with Depression
Presentation video     Presentation slides

Tuesday, October 20

6:30-7 p.m.

Helping Your Child Manage Anger 
Presentation video     Presentation Slides

Thursday, November 12

6:30-7 p.m.

Helping Your Child Cope with Divorce  Click here to register

Tuesday, December 15

6:30-7 p.m.



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Did you know?

FSGC’s Families Supporting Recovery is a collaboration with the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare. IDDT treats teens with both mental health issues and substance use problems, addressing both at the same time. FSGC is the only mental health provider in the country that provides this innovative treatment.