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.

Parenting: Because kids don't come with instructions

parenting resized for social mediaReduce your stress, increase your confidence and feel more in control as a parent while building a happier, healthier relationship with your children.

This class will be offered via Zoom video conference so you can attend on your phone, tablet or computer in the safety and comfort of your own home. A link and password to the class will be e-mailed to registrants each Tuesday no later than 4:30 p.m. 

The class will meet eight consecutive Tuesdays from 5:30-7 p.m.: March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30; and April 6, 13 and 20.

Registration closes Monday, March 1, at 5 p.m. Group size is limited, so reserve your spot today by clicking here!

Real World Parenting Conversations

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Parents are invited to free monthly converations that provide practical information and real-world help for raising healthier, happier children and teens. You'll even have the chance to ask your questions and get tips and advice from our presenters.

The Real-World Parenting Series is presented to parents and caregivers in the comfort and safety of their own homes viz Zoom videoconference. A link to the presentation will be sent to registered parents no later than 5 p.m. the day of the presentation. Registration for each presentation opens about two weeks prior to the event and is completed through Eventbrite.


Caring for Your Kids in a COVID-19 World
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Thursday, February 18 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT

A Parent's Survival Guide: The Elementary School Years
Registration coming soon!

Thursday, March 18 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT
A Parent's Survival Guide: The Preschool Years Thursday, April 15 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT
Screen Time & Social Media: How Much is too Much? Thursday, May 20 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT
Helping Children Cope with Traumatic Events Thursday, June 17 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT
Goodbye, Summertime! Hello, School Time! Thursday, July 15 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT
A Parent's Survival Guide: The High School Years Thursday, August 19 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT
Suicide: Another Important "Talk" with Your Kids Thursday, September 16 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT
ADHD & Medication: Fact vs. Fiction Thursday, October 21 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT
Discipline Strategies that Actually Work with Kids Thursday, November 18 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT
A Parent's Survival Guide: The Middle School Years Thursday, December 16 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT



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Did you know?

80 percent of the children who complete their Early Childhood Intervention Program treatment plan go on to be successful in Kindergarten with no need for further intervention.