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Parenting Classes

 Parent Connection offers a variety of educational workshops that are designed to help parents feel better about themselves and the roles they fill. Topics include child development, stress management, positive discipline, and communication.

 

Limited spots available, please register early. Internet access is needed to participate in online classes.

We reserve the right to cancel workshops with low enrollment. Any cancelled workshops will have fees refunded.

Online Only Offerings

Potty Training – Free On-Demand Video

On Demand   |   Previously Recorded Video

Cost:  Free

Potty Training Advice in this video is adapted from the book “Let’s Get This Potty Started” by Dr. Heather Wittenberg. This is a Pre-Recorded Video of an online class. Potty training can test your patience & expectations, it can be repetitive, messy & frustrating.  But caregivers can help children do this when they are ready!  This program helps you look for and prepare for “readiness” and talks about ways you can help and support a child during this important milestone in their development.

Registration Link:  https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/PottyTrain2024

Active Parenting: First Five Years

Online | 4- Session Workshop* | Tuesdays: August 6, 13,20, & 27 | 5:30-7:30 pm

Cost: $15

*Must attend all four sessions

For parents & caregivers of children 5 and under. This program builds basic parenting & nurturing skills. Our four sessions will cover topics such as: You & Your Child, Preventing Problems, Encouraging Positive Behavior, and Preparing for School Success.

Registration Link: https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/ActiveFirstFiveAug2024

Anger & Emotional Management for Parents

Online | Thursday, August 15 | 12:00-1:30 pm

Cost: $10

Our children bring us incredible joy.  Yet there are times we find ourselves crabby, frustrated or angry with the people we love.  Learn how to manage anger to improve your relationships.  Learn the five stages of anger & the top ten anger producers.  Get to know your own anger, anger style & how to manage it to create a more harmonious home.

8/15 Registration Link: https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/AngerMgmtOnlineAug2024

Positive Discipline Parenting

Online | Thursday, August 22 | 12:00-1:30 pm

Cost: $10

This Online Workshop will talk about discipline as structure, routine, communication & being our children’s role models. Build up your children’s positive behaviors & sense of self-esteem. Let’s talk about how we can start Positive Discipline in our homes today.

8/22 Registration Link: https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/PosDisOnlineAug2024

 

Support Groups

NAMI Parent & Caregiver Support Group

In-person | Appleton | 2nd Monday of Every Month* |  6:00-7:30 pm

Cost:  FREE

*6/10, 7/8, 8/12

This Support Group is for parents & caregivers of school-aged children with behavioral & mental health challenges. Our support groups provide participants with a relaxed, trusting & safe environment to share with & support others who can empathize with their experiences. Participants share strategies & coping skills, discover community resources & experience the benefits of mutual compassion.

6/10/2024 Registration Link: https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/NAMISupportGrpJune10

7/8/2024 Registration Link: https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/NAMISupportGrpJuly8

8/12/2024 Registration Link: https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/NAMISupportGrpAug12

 

Appleton (In-Person)

Anger & Emotion Management for Parents

In-Person | Appleton | Tuesday, June 18| 6:00-8:00pm

Cost: $10

Our children bring us incredible joy.  Yet there are times we find ourselves crabby, frustrated or angry with the people we love.  Learn how to manage anger to improve your relationships.  Learn the five stages of anger & the top ten anger producers.  Get to know your own anger, anger style & how to manage it to create a more harmonious home.

6/18 Registration Link: https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/AngerMgmtInPersonJune2024

Back to Baby Basics Dad’s Only Discussion Group

In-Person | Appleton | Monday, June 24 | 6:00-7:30 pm

Cost: Free

This discussion group is Just for Dads of infants in their first year.

After having your new baby home for a while, you may have new questions or concerns about the day-to-day responsibilities of caring for your infant, being a good co-parent, and balancing it all with the rest of your life.  Back to Baby Basics is a discussion group for dads to share how everything has been going, questions and concerns, and what’s been going well.

6/24 Registration Link: https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/BacktoBasicsSummer2024

Positive Discipline Parenting

In-Person | Appleton | Tuesday, June 25| 6:00-8:00pm

Cost: $10

This course will talk about discipline as structure, routine, communication & being our children’s role models. Build up your children’s positive behaviors & sense of self-esteem. Let’s talk about how we can start Positive Discipline in our homes today.

6/25 Registration Link: https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/PosDisInPersonJune2024

Parenting to a Child’s Temperament

In-Person | Appleton | Monday, July 15| 6:00-8:00pm

Cost: $10

What do parents need to know about their & their child’s temperament? Everything! Temperament can help us answer questions & increase understanding about why our children are the way they are. We will talk about how you respond as a parent based on your temperament & how to recognize issues ahead of time, anticipating problems in behavior before they happen.

7/15 Registration Link: https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/TemperamentJuly2024

Managing Meltdowns

In-Person | Appleton | Monday, July 29| 6:00-8:00pm

Cost: $10

For Parents of Children 5 and Under. Of all the behavioral problems parents face from their children, meltdowns may be the most upsetting as well as hardest to manage. This one-night workshop will help parents regain control. We will discuss the main causes of tantrums and a four-step process for meltdown management.

7/29 Registration Link: https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/MgmtMeltdownsJuly2024

Baby Basics for New & Expectant Dads

In-Person | Appleton | Monday, August 26| 6:00-9:00pm

Cost: $10

This program designed Just for Dads discusses & demonstrates basic newborn care (handling, feeding, burping, changing, cleaning & calming), what to expect in the coming months & how to enhance your baby’s development.

8/26 Registration Link: https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/BabyBasicsSummer2024

“After attending 1-2-3 Magic, Love & Logic and various other classes, there has been a night and day difference at home.

My son and I are able to resolve conflicts with little to no issue at all; transitions from one activity to the next, bedtime routines, etc. I am very pleased with the instruction and the results and have recommended these classes to friends and family with young children or who are expecting. Attending these workshops has been one of the greatest investments I’ve made which will last a lifetime. Thank you!”

— Joe, Workshop Participant

Community Presentations

Interested in hosting a parenting workshop at your business, school, church, or organization?

Parent Connection offers community presentations to businesses, schools, community agencies and more on a variety of parenting topics, including:

  • 1-2-3 Magic
  • Anger Management for Parents
  • No More Arguing
  • Positive Discipline
  • Power Struggles
  • Setting Limits
  • Teaching Responsibility
  • Ask us to customize to your needs

Fees vary depending on workshop length and location.  To learn more, contact the Parent Connection Workshop Team at 920-739-4226 ext. 127 or [email protected]

Have Questions?

For more information please contact the Parent Connection Workshop Team at

920-739-4226 ext. 127 or [email protected]

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