Contributed by Virginia Cooperative Extension, PWC
Prince William Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is offering the following Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) groups. STEP is a six-week discussion group for parents and others who want to learn more effective ways to communicate and discipline. It is available in English and in Spanish. It is offered for three separate age groups, Parents of Young Children (Birth to age 5), Parents of School-Age Children (ages six to twelve), and Parents of Teenagers (ages 13 and up). The Spanish class combines the age groups. The cost to cover class materials is $40.00 per individual or couple. To view class schedules and to print out a registration form, please visit our website at: www.pwcgov.org/parenting Questions please call 703-792-6288. Childcare is not available.
Upcoming classes in the Woodbridge/Montclair area are: Young Child class: Thursdays, 8/21 -9/25/14, Dr. A. J. Ferlazzo Building, 7:00 – 9:00 pm; School- Age class: Mondays, September 8 – October 20, 2014, McCoart Administration Building, 7:00 – 9:00 pm; Spanish STEP class: Wednesdays, October 15 – November 19, 2014, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building.
Upcoming classes in the Manassas area are: Young Child class: Tuesdays, 7/22 – 8/26 2014, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Manassas Church of the Brethren; School-Age class: Mondays, August 18 – September 29, 2014, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Sudley North Government Building; Spanish class: Wednesdays, August 13 – September 24, 2014, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Sudley North Government Center.