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PAM Local Activities

County

Wayne

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04/01/2020

Free, but registration is required.

Westland City Hall City

Westland

TALK EARLY & TALK OFTEN®

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm - A two hour workshop for parents/caregivers to learn effective ways to talk to your tweens & teens about sex. Come join us for a fun time laughing & learning about your adolescents.

Contact:

Westland Youth

Assistance Program

ParentActionForHealthyKids.org

Email:

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Saginaw

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04/02/20

Free, but registration is required.

Saginaw High School

Sagniaw

TALK EARLY & TALK OFTEN®

A two hour workshop for parents/caregivers to learn effective ways to talk to your tweens & teens about sex. Come join us for a fun time laughing & learning about your adolescents. From 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
Web Site (if event information is on it): ParentActionForHealthyKids.org
Facebook Page: ParentActionForHealthyKids

Contact:

Amanda

Forsmark

ParentActionForHealthyKids.org

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Saginaw

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11/09/19

Free, registration required

Bethel AME Church

Saginaw

TALK EARLY & TALK OFTEN®

A two hour workshop for parents/caregivers to learn effective ways to talk to your tweens & teens about sex. Come join us for a fun time laughing & learning about your adolescents. Facebook Page: ParentActionForHealthyKids

Contact:

Amanda

Forsmark

Facebook Page: ParentActionForHealthyKids

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Ingham

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Date:

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11/20/19

Free, but registration is required.

Cristo Rey

Lansing

TALK EARLY & TALK OFTEN®

A two hour workshop for parents/caregivers to learn effective ways to talk to your tweens & teens about sex. Come join us for a fun time laughing & learning about your adolescents. From 5:30 p – 7:30 p
Web Site (if event information is on it): ParentActionForHealthyKids.org
Facebook Page: ParentActionForHealthyKids

Contact:

LaurieFirst Name

Marshall

ParentActionForHealthyKids.org

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Wayne

Location:

Date:

Cost:

Place:

City:

12/11/19

Free, but registration is required.

Detroit Edison Public School Academy / Primary Bldg, Detroit,

Detroit

TALK EARLY & TALK OFTEN®

A two hour workshop for parents/caregivers to learn effective ways to talk to your tweens & teens about sex. Come join us for a fun time laughing & learning about your adolescents. Facebook Page: ParentActionForHealthyKids
(If available, please attach any flyers, brochures

Contact:

Chanel

Killebrew

ParentActionForHealthyKids.org

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Shiawassee

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2-18-2020

Free Childcare and Dinner Provided with RSVP

114 W North St (Early Childhood Bldg)

Owosso

Parent Cafe - Resiliency

Join us for a Parent Cafe focused around Resiliency! What is a Parent Cafe? A round table of parents with conversation around a given question. Our focus is Resiliency. What does it look like in your family, how do you become more resilient etc. Join other parents for discussion. Dinner, Childcare, and Gift Card giveaways! Please RSVP by Feb. 14, phone, email or facebook event. Assistance with transportation available. A fun night with dinner, childcare and adult conversation around parenting! This is a no judgement zone!

Contact:

Jennifer

Babcock

Facebook Page: Great Start Shiawassee

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Wayne

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Date:

Cost:

Place:

City:

2/29/2020

FREE

James Martin Chevrolet

Detroit

Kohl's SAFE 4 Kids Car Seat Check

6250 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202

Saturday, February 29, 2020
10:00am – Noon

Child and vehicle MUST be present.
No appointments: first come, first served.
Replacement car seats while supplies last.
Please note: entrance to the event may end before noon based on car seat supply.

Contact:

Jen

Kotas

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Van Buren

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3/24/2020

Free

Gobles United Methodist Church

Gobles

Literacy Night

Fun night filled with activities for young children. Many activity stations and story time will be set up for families to enjoy. Free book for each child and free dinner for attendees!

Contact:

Angela

Dickerson

2693899880

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Van Buren

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Date:

Cost:

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3/4, 3/11, 3/18, & 3/24

$15/person

Lake Michigan College

South Haven

Parenting The Love And Logic Way® Workshop

The Van Buren Great Start Parent Coalition is offering a Parenting with Love and Logic® Workshop!

Parents will learn solutions to:
*Raise responsible kids.
*Put an end to bedtime battles.
*Deal with whining, begging, tantrums and full-fledged meltdowns.
*Discipline them without losing their love and respect.
*Avoid power struggles.
*Get your kids to do chores and other tasks without going to battle.
*Handle kids and technology.
*Set limits without anger, lectures, or threats.

The 4-week workshop will be held at Lake Michigan College in South Haven on March 4, 11, 18 & 24, from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Dinner will be provided but childcare will not be available during the classes.

Thanks to a grant from the Michigan Department of Education, we are able to provide the workshop for a VERY low cost of $15/person or $20/couple (typical fee is $125/person or $175/couple). Scholarships are available.

Contact:

Angela

Dickerson

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Macomb

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Activity Date 03/07/20

$30 until Jan 31/$40 on Feb 1

Macomb Intermediate School District

Clinton Township, MI

CARE of Southeastern Michigan's 25th Annual Parenting Conference

CARE’s 25th Annual Parenting Conference will highlight keynote speaker and author, Jessica Lahey, and her book, The Gift of Failure. In the book, Jessica Lahey talks about “overparenting” and its potential to both ruin children’s confidence and undermine their education. By letting go and allowing children to learn how to solve problems on their own, we give them the tools to grow up to be self-reliant, confident and success. The conference, for parents/guardians with children of all ages, is a day to embrace being a parent and gaining new parenting tools. There are more than 20 workshop options to meet the interests of our diversified audience of parents and professionals. The conference starts at 8:00 am and runs until 3:30 pm on Saturday, March 7, 2020. Check out our website www.careofsem.com or find us on Facebook: CARE of Southeastern Michigan.
SW CEs & SCECHs pending.

Contact:

Teresa

Sandner

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Shiawassee

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Activity Date January 21, 2020

FREE Dinner and Childcare must RSVP

Place/Location- 114 W North St

Owosso

Title of activity- ACEs Training and Brain Game Activity

Adverse Childhood Experiences - Come find out what ACEs are and how they may impact your children and the children you work with. In February we will have a follow up Parent Cafe focused around Resiliency and how we can apply this to ACEs. Strategies and Parent round table sharing for how to become a more RESILIENT family! Dinner and Childcare provided, Transportation assistance available upon request for Shiawassee County Residents.

Contact:

Jennifer

Babcock

Facebook Great Start Shiawassee under Events!

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Website:

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County

Oakland

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All year long for 2020

free

various locations around oakland county

City

Car seat check event

Ascension Providence Hospital and Safe Kids Oakland County have partnered together to provide free car seat installation checks at varies locations around Oakland County to reduce the rate of child injuries and deaths in our community.
Sign up for an appointment to work with a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician to learn how to transport children appropriately and feel confident in installing a car seat correctly.

For dates, times, locations, and to register for a time slot visit: www.signup.com/go/safekidsoaklandcounty

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Safe Kids

Oakland County

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Oakland

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April 14, 2020-May 12, 2020 (5 Session Series on Tuesday)

Free

1150 Scott Lake Rd

Waterford

Guiding Good Choices

Guiding Good Choices is a five-session, drug prevention program for parents of children ages
9 –14, designed to equip parents with specific strategies to help their children avoid drug use and other adolescent problem behaviors, and develop into healthy adults.
The primary objectives of Guiding Good Choices are to enhance protective parent-child interactions and to reduce risk for early substance use initiation.
The workshop series addresses:
• Preventing substance abuse in the family,
• Setting clear family expectations regarding drugs and alcohol,
• Avoiding trouble,
• Managing family conflict, and
• Strengthening family bonds.
Guiding Good Choices’ interactive sessions provide opportunities for parents to build and practice skills to strengthen bonds with their children and set clear guidelines on alcohol and other drugs. Registration is required, email dmf@SLStoday.org to register.

Contact:

Dawn

Flood

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Genesee

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April 21, 2020

Free, but registration is required

Mt. Olive Greer Family Life Center

601 Fay St., Flint

TALK EARLY & TALK OFTEN®

A two hour workshop for parents/caregivers to learn effective ways to talk to your tweens & teens about sex. Come join us for a fun time laughing & learning about your adolescents.

Contact:

Renita

Bingham

ParentActionForHealthyKids.org

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Muskegon

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April 22, 2020

Free, but registration is required.

Muskegon Middle School, 1150 Amity Ave

Muskegon

TALK EARLY & TALK OFTEN®

Time: 5:30pm – 7:30 pm. A two hour workshop for parents/caregivers to learn effective ways to talk to your tweens & teens about sex. Come join us for a fun time laughing & learning about your adolescents.

Contact:

Melissa

Jahr

ParentActionForHealthyKids.org

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Alcona

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April 29, 2020

Free, but registration is required.

Berrien County Health Dept, 2149 E. Napier Ave

Benton Harbor

TALK EARLY & TALK OFTEN®

5:00 p – 7:00 p - A two hour workshop for parents/caregivers to learn effective ways to talk to your tweens & teens about sex. Come join us for a fun time laughing & learning about your adolescents.

Contact:

Berrien County Health Dept; LaToya

Turner

ParentActionForHealthyKids.org

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Oakland

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Date:

Cost:

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April 8, 2020

Free, but registration is required

International Technology Academy, 60 Parkhurst St,

Pontiac

TALK EARLY & TALK OFTEN®

8:00 am – 10:00 am - A two hour workshop for parents/caregivers to learn effective ways to talk to your tweens & teens about sex. Come join us for a fun time laughing & learning about your adolescents.

Contact:

Honor Community Health – Mona

Farroukh

ParentActionForHealthyKids.org

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Shiawassee

Location:

Date:

Cost:

Place:

City:

February 18, 2020

FREE childcare and dinner with RSVP

114 W North St

Owosso

Parent Cafe- Resiliency

See our Facebook page for more info at Great Start Shiawassee under events

Contact:

Jennifer

Babcock

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Ogemaw

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First and Third Thursday of Each Month 6:00-7:30 pm

Free

Place/LocatiMidMichigan Medical Center - West Branch Executive Dining Room, 2463 S. M-30

West Branch

Free Newborn Group In West Branch

Whether you are a first time parent, seasoned expert, or a new grandparent, caring for a newborn
can be overwhelming. This free group meets on the first and third Thursday of each month to address
the unique concerns of new parents and caregivers. Sessions are led by an experienced educator
and cover a new topic each week. Discussions focus on the special needs of group members as they
adjust to their baby and new role as parents. The Newborn Parenting Group gives participants the
opportunity to make new friends and enjoy the social and emotional support of other new parents.
Participants are encouraged to bring their babies and join as soon as they can after birth.

Contact:

MidMichigan Health Line

Last Name

Email

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Ogemaw

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City:

First and Third Thursday of Each Month 6:00-7:30 pm

Free

Place/LocatiMidMichigan Medical Center - West Branch Executive Dining Room, 2463 S. M-30

West Branch

Title of activity

Whether you are a first time parent, seasoned expert, or a new grandparent, caring for a newborn can be overwhelming. This free group meets on the first and third Thursday of each month to address the unique concerns of new parents and caregivers. Sessions are led by an experienced educator and cover a new topic each week. Discussions focus on the special needs of group members as they adjust to their baby and new role as parents. The Newborn Parenting Group gives participants the opportunity to make new friends and enjoy the social and emotional support of other new parents. Participants are encouraged to bring their babies and join as soon as they can after birth.

Contact:

MidMichigan Health Line

Last Name

Email

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Ingham

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Cost:

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Friday, March 15, 2020

Free

Lansing Community College (411 N Grand Ave)

Lansing

YouTHRIVE Teen Parent Summit

The Michigan Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenting Program (an MDHHS program) and MOASH are excited to announce that we will be hosting our third ever statewide teen parent summit on Friday May 15, 2020 at Lansing Community College. YouTHRIVE is a day packed with fun where young dads and moms from across Michigan can meet up, inspire one another, and work towards their personal goals while building happy, healthy, and thriving families. Visit www.moash.org/youthrive for more info!

​This FREE all-day summit will feature games and activities, hands-on learning opportunities, inspiring panels of former teen parents, food, campus tours, college and community resource tables, and freebies, prizes, and giveaways! Topics for breakout presentations include: dating and relationships, cooking and nutrition, handling stress and self-care, and more!

Contact:

Brittany

Batell

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Monroe

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Cost:

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Fridays, February 14-March 20, 2-3:30pm

Free

Opportunity Center at ALCC

Monroe

The Parent Talk System

This free six session parenting series, authored by Chick Moorman and Thomas Haller, focuses on the language we use when talking to and with our children. Participants will learn a style of communication that models and promotes respect, encourages appropriate behavior, and effectively delivers consequences and positive discipline when children choose behaviors that are inappropriate.

Contact:

Courtney

Aldrich

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Jackson

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Date:

Cost:

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July 14,2020

Free, but registration is required

St. Pauls Eposcopal Church/ 309 S. Jackson

Jackson

TALK EARLY & TALK OFTEN®

A two hour workshop for parents/caregivers to learn effective ways to talk to your tweens & teens about sex. Come join us for a fun time laughing & learning about your adolescents.

Contact:

Kim

Pickett

ParentActionForHealthyKids.org

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Livingston

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Date:

Cost:

Place:

City:

March 10, 2020 - 6:30-8:00pm

Free

Brighton High School

Brighton

Drugs 101: What's Important to Know

An informative and educational program designed for participants to learn the signs, symptoms and current trends of teen drug use. Vaping, Marijuana, Opioids and Prescription Drugs are cover in depth. A highlight of this 90 minute program is a display of drug paraphernalia set up for participants to observe and attempt to identify. Teens are welcomed to attend with adults.

-Get Facts about Teen use
-Tools to identify potential use
-Skills to engage in conversations

Registration: Online registration requested - stjoeshealth.org/classes
Walk-ins accepted.
For more information, call 734.398.7518

Contact:

Cheryl

Phillips

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Livingston

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Date:

Cost:

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March 14, 2020

Free event, refreshments will be available a cost

2|42 Community Church, 7526 Grand River Ave

Brighton

CANCELED -Family Fun Day: Celebrate Early Childhood!

A fun, free event for ages 0 to 5 and their families. Join us for an interactive stage show featuring The Music Lady, who will have your little ones singing, dancing, and laughing. Plus, enjoy hands-on children's activities, free books, and meet your favorite storybook characters Biscuit, Clifford, and Pete the Cat! Sponsored by the Livingston Early Literacy Collaborative.

Contact:

Robin

Schutz

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Wayne

Location:

Date:

Cost:

Place:

City:

March 14, 2020

Free, but registration is required.

Plymouth Educational Center , 1460 E. Forest Ave

Detroit

TALK EARLY & TALK OFTEN®

10am – 12p- A two hour workshop for parents/caregivers to learn effective ways to talk to your tweens & teens about sex. Come join us for a fun time laughing & learning about your adolescents.

Contact:

Candace

Woods

ParentActionForHealthyKids.org

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Wayne

Location:

Date:

Cost:

Place:

City:

March 26, 2020

Free

ArtBlock, 1411 Holden St.

Detroit, MI

EmPOWERing 21st Century Girls 2.0

Empowered Flower Girl, a social enterprise on a mission to transform the way young people relate to one another and themselves, is celebrating 10 years of service in the community in 2020. In honor of its anniversary and Women’s History Month, the company will host EmPOWERing 21st Century Girls 2.0 - a celebration of generations. The event is scheduled Thursday, March 26, 2020 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at ArtBlock, 1411 Holden, St. in Detroit. Tweens, teens, parents (moms and dads), guardians, youth advocates and mentors are encouraged to attend. Participants will enjoy inter-generational activities, sweet and savory treats as well as giveaways. The event also includes a GIRL POWER panel representing generations X-Z.

Attendees will learn about local organizations and programs supporting girls’ and women’s positive development. RSVP at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/88973224309. Follow Empowered Flower Girl on Facebook/Instagram @empoweredflowergirl or Twitter @efgempowered

Contact:

Rasheda

Williams

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Berrien

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March 28, 2020

$8 and includes lunch, childcare and transportation

Berrien RESA 711 St. Joseph Ave

Berrien Springs

3rd Annual Parenting Matters Conference

8:30 am to 3:30 pm Parenting Matters! For parents with children up to 3rd grade. Popular Parenting Topics Include:
• Potty Training
• Social Skills
• Behavior
• Technology
• Literacy
• Sleep Habits
• Discipline
• Developing Self Esteem
• Creativity
• And More!
Free childcare available at Trinity Lutheran Daycare in Berrien Springs. Please call Dawn Stratton at (269) 473- 1811 by March 20 to register your child. Space is limited. For FREE transportation please contact: Susan Parlak @ 269-471-7725, ext. 1356 **Must reserve transportation by calling before Thursday, March\ 19th https://www.berrienresa.org/education_services/early_childhood_education/parenting_matters_conference

Contact:

Heather Steinbrook or

Susan Parlak

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Tuscola

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Cost:

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March 5, 2020 from 6:00-7:30 p.m.

FREE

Tuscola Technology Center (1401 Cleaver Rd.)

Caro, MI 48723

PAM - FREE - dinner, books, entertainment, resources

Come join us for a free night of family fun including dinner, resources, books, and the amazing LIVE animal show put on by Nelson's Wildlife Safari. You must register to attend!
PLEASE REGISTER BY CALLING 989-673-2144 ext. 30505
or email gstuscolapc@gmail.com

Contact:

Rachael

Koepf

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Wayne

Location:

Date:

Cost:

Place:

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March 7, 2020

$25

Christ Church

Grosse Pointe, Michigan

Growing Up 2020! Youth Empowerment Summitt

Growing UP 2020!
Kids 2nd-6th grade (divided by age groups)
*Teens- 7th grade-High School
*Parents and all adults that work with youth!

KEYNOTE
Raising& Educating iGen Kids: Devices, Dependence, and Drive, with Katey McPherson

Workshop One: how to raise diy kids in a do-it-for-them world

Workshop Two: the hidden impact of screen time and social media on the developing brain: what every trusted adult needs to know

Additional workshops:
*raising girls // how to raise girls who are powerful, resilient, brave
*raising boys // what parents need to know about empowerment, confidence, and competition when raising boys
*navigating your child’s teen years
*anxiety, unpacked
*calm parent calmer child experience

Seven 20 minute stations for kids 2nd-6th grade
Includes lessons on how to stand up to unfriendly classmates, managing emotions, and dealing with conflict. Fun activity with each lesson

Teen Program 8th-High School

Contact:

Kimber

Bishop-Yanke

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Genesee

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Date:

Cost:

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Through out January -March

free

Different location and times

Flint

Guiding Principle for Highly Successful Parenting

Learn five ways to support your children success in school and life.
This family enrichment program is for the whole family. The class focuses on supporting families, developing successful routines and rules, handling behavioral challenges, and supporting children in their overall development.
Children ages 2-12 will have their own, age-appropriate program that strengthens their understanding of emotions and how to control themselves, as well as fun activities. Infant and toddler care is provided.
A certificate of completion will be given to adults who complete all five weeks. The certification is good for court-mandated family class and training hours for foster parenting and family care hours.

HOW TO REGISTER:
Pre-registration is required.





Michigan State University Extension office
605 N. Saginaw 1A
Friday February 21 2020
1: 00 PM –3 PM. Lite snacks served.


Eisenhower Elementary
1235 Pershing St. Monday February 24, March 2, 9, 16 and 23rd. 1230—2 Lunch served

Contact:

Anne

O'Rourke-Bean

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Lenawee

Location:

Date:

Cost:

Place:

City:

Thursdays, February 13-March 19 2020, 4:30-6pm

free

MSU Extension Lenawee, 1040 S. Winter St.

Adrian

The Parent Talk System

This FREE six session parenting series, authored by Chick Moorman and Thomas Haller, focuses on the language we use when talking to and with our children.  Participants will learn a style of communication that models and promotes respect, encourages appropriate behavior, and effectively delivers consequences and positive discipline when children choose behaviors that are inappropriate. 

Contact:

Courtney

Aldrich

Email:

Website:

Title of activity

County

Washtenaw

Location:

Date:

Cost:

Place:

City:

Wednesdays, February 19 - March 18, 5:30-7pm

Free

Hope Medical Clinic

Ypsilanti, MI

Guiding Principles for Highly Successful Parenting

In this free workshop authored by Dr. Bob Sornson, parents will learn about supporting their child's success in school and life. This is a five-part parenting series for parents and other caregivers.

Contact:

Courtney

Aldrich

Email:

Website:

Title of activity