Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from Him. ~Psalm 127:3
And, as parents, it's our job to do all that we can to make sure they are safe, loved and handled with care from conception, through the teen years and into adulthood. Join us at Alternatives for classes that will enrich your parenting experience and enhance your skills for life.
PARENTING FOR LIFE (PFL): 12 Week Course
Course designed to increase parent-child connectedness by examining parenting styles, effective communication techniques and fundamental needs of children that must be provided in the home. A 7-week accelerated course is available at some locations.
BUILDING FAMILY CONNECTIONS (BFC): 10 Hour Workshop/Course
Course designed to increase communication between parents and their teens regarding reproductive health, resulting in a delay in the age of sexual debut.
IN THE KNOW (ITK): 2 Hour Pregnancy Orientation
Informational presentation designed for parents-to-be who are in the first 16 weeks of pregnancy. Topics include nutrition, healthy and unhealthy habits, physical and emotional changes, and warning signs.
TURN DOWN THE VOLUME (TDTV)
Offered community-wide, these educational workshops for parents cover a variety of topics, including effective discipline techniques, communnication and parenting styles. Please contact the Educational Outreach Department for a complete list and to schedule a workshop for your organization.