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Parenting Skills Workshop Series

  • Thursday, January 12, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Thursday, January 19, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Thursday, January 26, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Thursday, February 2, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Thursday, February 9, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Thursday, February 16, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Thursday, February 23, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Thursday, March 2, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for an eight session parent education program presented by the Family Health and Wellness Program of Cornell Cooperative Extension. Learn new, positive skills that will replace ineffective behaviors and parenting practices. Each session is designed with hands-on activities so that participants have the opportunity to practice these skills. All sessions will be held at the Extension Education Center located at 423 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901 and will run Thursday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30p.m.

January 12   Introduction: Welcome, overview, pretest, ground rules
January 19 Encouragement: Learn to express your good feelings towards your child
January 26 Can Do: Learn how to set limits on your child’s behavior
February 2 Choices: Learn to share decision making with your child
February 9 Self-Control part 1: Learn to manage your emotions
February 16 Self-Control part 2: Learn to keep from acting impulsively
February 23 Respecting Feelings: Learn to understand, accept and respect your child’s emotions
March 2 Graduation: Review, posttest and evaluation, awarding of certificates, celebration


To recognize your commitment to the Parenting Skills Workshop Series, certificates will be given out at the last session. Participants who attend all 8 sessions will receive a certificate of completion; all others will receive a certificate of participation reflecting the number of hours attended.

Participants must pre-register for this program.  

Please let us know if you need special accommodations at least two weeks prior to scheduled workshop.

Fee

The non-refundable program fee of $100 is required at time of registration.

Contact

Jane Juran
Senior Administrative Assistant
jsj79@cornell.edu
631-727-7850 x 340

Location

Extension Education Center
423 Griffing Avenue, Suite 100
Riverhead, New York 11901-3071