FIRC believes that parents have the ability to be the most important teacher in a child’s life, so to help parents succeed at this task we offer many classes throughout the year focusing on different techniques to handle many of the situations you face with your child.

  • “I believe that being a stronger parent raises a stronger child."
    Attendant of the Parenting of Teens class

Multi-Week Parenting Class for parents with children ages 5-12

  • Offered for parents with children ages 5-12
  • Allows parents to share concerns and solutions with other parents
  • Six-week class which uses the Active Parenting curriculum
  • Learn how to teach respect and independence
  • Discuss ways to defuse power struggles and use positive discipline

Dialogue Over Dinner

  • Connects parents with experts on a variety of topics affecting adolescents
  • Allows parents to share concerns and solutions with other parents
  • Offered during the school year
  • Topics include: Talking to your teen about marijuana, suicide and mental health, homework strategies and cyber safety

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Multi-Week Parenting Class for parents with teens

  • Offered for parents with teenagers
  • Allows parents to share concerns and solutions with other parents
  • Six-week class which uses the Active Parenting of Teens curriculum
  • Learn how to improve communication with your child
  • Talk about issues facing teens

Conexiones

  • Partnership with Summit School District which provides home visits from a school administrator and monthly classes for parents
  • Gives Spanish-speaking parents a better understanding of school policies and proceedures
  • Improves parent engagement with their child and the school system
  • Teaches parents how to advocate for their child’s education
  • Results have included better grades, attendance and behavior

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