20092010 Parenting Classes Nurturing Parenting Program Parent
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2009/2010 Parenting Classes ICARE is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect in Kootenai County since 1992. We partner with parents to build stronger families. Make a difference in a child’s life- take a parenting class, because healthy parenting skills are learned… not inherited. Nurturing Parenting Program Parent Education and Support Group This is an Evidence Based program that These 10 week sessions are offered by helps parents acquire specific knowledge and ICARE four times a year and are facilitated skills to improve their overall parenting. by Barbara Mace-Tucker, MSW, LCSW. This program helps build strong positive Offering court ordered parents an families by educating parents about what to opportunity to meet in a small, supportive expect from children at different ages and environment, the focus is on learning to developmental stages, builds self confidence parent in a healthy way. It looks at anger through focusing on strengths of the parent. management, why we parent the way we do, Offers alternatives to hitting and yelling and teaches effective and positive parenting and much more. ICARE will offer four 9 skills. Class Cost: $100 week sessions. Classes include a light meal Parent Education and Support Group and childcare when available. Court ordered parents December 1, 2009 - February 2, 2010 Class Cost: $50 Nurturing Parenting Program Tuesdays 6:00-8:00 PM Nurturing Skills for parents of children 0-6 Nurturing fathers Fall 2010 (For dads only!) This popular program Nurturing Skills for parents of school age children explores the roots of fathering and the Tuesdays power to meet our own needs. Discover the January 12 –March 9, 2010 difference between fathering sons and Time: 6:00-8:00 fathering daughters. This program Garwood Elementary considers how stress, anger and substance Rathdrum abuse can become barriers to effective fathering. Also, we review discipline, fun Wednesdays and games, and parenting as a team sport! April 7-June 2, 2010 This 13 week program is totally a guy thing. Time: 6:00-8:00 Class Cost: $65 Mullan Trail Elementary Post Falls Nurturing Fathers January 6-March 31, 2010 Nurturing Skills for Teen Parents April 7- July 1st, 2010 To be determined Wednesdays 6:00-8:00 pm PROGRAM SIZE LIMITED, REGISTRATION REQUIRED, CALL ICARE (208) 676-1515 Distributed through funds provided by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement, Parent Information and Resource Center program, under Grant #84.310A.