Parenting Classes

“Happy families aren’t born... they are made.” CASAC is offering free parenting classes that are as fun as they are effective. These video and discussion programs are being offered without charge.

Active Parenting Now

Six 2-hour sessions
(Parents of children ages 5–12 will benefit from this program.)

Pre-registration is required. Call (716) 664-3608 ext. 226 to register, or email kjcolby@casacweb.org or fax the completed registration form to (716) 664-3661.

Dunkirk Classes

Location: CASAC Dunkirk Office

Jamestown Classes

Location: Mental Health Association

 
Logo: Active Parenting Now Active Parenting Now (Fourth Edition) is a six-session, 2-hour video and discussion program. The program addresses how parents can raise responsible, cooperative children who are prepared to meet the challenges of their teen years, resist negative peer pressure and thrive in the 21st century. The program teaches the workings of the developing child/adolescent brain; handling anger; what parents can do to help their child succeed in school (7 Smart Strategies) and the importance of contributing to the family via chores. Parents learn positive, non-violent discipline techniques so they can avoid power struggles.
 

Active Parenting of Teens

Six 2-hour sessions
(Parents of children 13 and up will benefit from this program.)

Pre-registration is required. Call (716) 664-3608 ext. 226 to register, or email kjcolby@casacweb.org or fax the completed registration form to (716) 664-3661.

Jamestown Classes

Location: Mental Health Association

 
Active Parenting of Teens is a program that addresses our complicated day and age. With this parenting curriculum, parents will receive the confidence and courage to meet the challenges (and savor the joys) of their children’s teen years.
 

The First Five Years

Four 2-hour sessions for parents of children birth to 5 year olds

Pre-registration is required. Call (716) 664-3608 ext. 226 to register, or email kjcolby@casacweb.org or fax the completed registration form to (716) 664-3661.

Dunkirk Classes

Location: CASAC Dunkirk Office

Jamestown Classes

Location: Mental Health Association

 
Logo: First Five Years The First Five Years is a four-session, 2-hour multicultural video and discussion program for parents of children birth to 5. This program addresses basic parenting skills and is perfect for the new parent. This is an early intervention well before children enter kindergarten in an effort to increase school readiness. Participants attending this program learn: the stages of childhood development; importance of bonding, appropriate parenting skills, the importance of developing language skills, increasing vocabulary, and providing positive learning opportunities during early brain development. Parents will learn: why their child acts like he/she does; how to keep a child safe; how to bond with their child; why taking care of themselves is important; and how they can discipline their young child.

To take advantage of this opportunity, contact Kathleen Colby at (716) 664-3608. Everyone can benefit from enhanced parental skills to be effective parents in today’s world.