Project Self-Sufficiency will offer parenting workshops for parents with children of all ages this summer. Participants will learn how to build positive parenting skills, prevent behavioral problems, and foster effective anger management. The course will be offered on Zoom, Tuesdays, July 26th – August 30th, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. The parenting classes offered by Project Self-Sufficiency follow the ACT Raising Safe Kids Program developed by the American Psychological Association which aims to educate parents and other adults who raise and care for young children about creating environments which protect them from violence.
Classes are co-sponsored by the Journey Family Success Center and Project Sussex Kids, the Sussex County Council for Young Children. The sessions are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Interested participants are invited to call 973-940-3500 for log-in details.
“The ACT Raising Safe Kids curriculum is based on the premise that effective parenting is an important factor in preventing behavioral issues and violence,” explains Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director of Project Self-Sufficiency. “We are delighted to be able to offer these innovative parenting courses to the general public.”
To register for the free parenting workshops, to discuss your parenting needs, or to find out more about other programs and services available at Project Self-Sufficiency, call 973-940-3500.