Classes

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active parenting

Birth to Age 5
We will explore ways to nurture your children through a combination of freedom and nonviolent discipline along with what a baby’s cry means, learning about your child’s growing brain, preventing tantrums, building a loving bond, using mindfulness to keep your cool, six ways to prepare your child for school success and more!  This curriculum is approved by the Department of Children and Families and is Living Credit eligible.

Location: SGS                  Dates: August 6-10           Time: Noon- 1pm      Cost:  $20.00 (covers books) Scholarships are available.      Childcare provided.      Spots are limited.

Age 5-12
Active Parenting classic, explaining “positive discipline and communication techniques to help your family run more smoothly.”  The Parent Guide will cover topics like: “Why children misbehave and how to redirect them, nonviolent discipline that really works, how to build courage and character in your child, opening lines of communication with your children- before the challenging teenage years, how to prevent problems with drugs, alcohol, violence, and sex, and how to stop scolding and start smiling with your kids again!” This curriculum is approved by the Department of Children and Families and is Living Credit eligible.

Location: SGS                  Dates: Tuesdays, June 5- July 10           Time: Noon- 1pm      Cost:  $20.00 (covers books) Scholarships are available.      Childcare provided.      Spots are limited.

Parenting Teens
“The challenge of successfully ushering children through their teen years has always been among parents’ hardest-won achievements.  But in today’s society, where children seem to become adults overnight, and where they often make decisions about drugs, sexuality, and violence before they understand the consequences, a parent’s job is more important than ever.”  In this course, we will discuss: “methods of respectful discipline, skills for clear, honest communication, concrete strategies to prevent risky behavior, how to be an encouraging parent…plus insight into important issues such as teens online, bullying, and depression.” This curriculum is approved by the Department of Children and Families and is Living Credit eligible.

Location: The Light Post                  Dates: Wednesdays Aug.22- Oct.10          Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm      Cost:  $20.00 (covers books) Scholarships are available.           Spots are limited.

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These are stand alone classes on financial health and wellness using several sources.  These classes are free but you MUST BE REGISTERED TO ATTEND.  Classes with no registrants will not be offered but there is no class minimum.  If there is one person registered we will still offer the class.  You do not have to come to all classes.  Register for the classes that interest you.  These classes are Living Credit eligible.

Location: The Light Post (112 S. Broadway, The Mishler Building)       Cost: No Charge

This summer we are offering the following:

Steps Toward Freedom– Savings and the seven steps to financial freedom.
Date: May 3rd, 7:00-8:30pm

Making Finances Work– Establishing a monthly cash flow plan and sticking to it.
Date: June 7th, 7:00-8:30pm

Dismantling Debt– Developing strategic planning through prioritizing, snowballing, and other methods to get out of debt.
Date: July 12, 7:00-8:30pm

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Tuesdays at The Light Post at 7:00pm starting June 12th.  Ten week session.  Will cost $25 for the book.
Certified Rev Wellness instructor, Ashley Tesone

 

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mentor

Rescue Academy– The best description for rescue academy is compassion training.  How to mentor, counsel, walk beside, and communicate better with others.  This event always gets great feedback.  It’s usable information for ANYONE and is time well spent.

Date: Fall 2018      Time: 8:30am-3:30pm    Cost: $20.00 (includes lunch and materials)  Location: TBD

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