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Parenting Education
Find a class developed with your child's age in mind:
 Prenatal-5 Years  5-12 Years  13-18 Years

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Dates and times subject to change. Contact your local Council to confirm the event details.

Nurturing Parenting: Skills for Families

Council: Penquis (Penobscot)

Start Date: 2/28/2022    End Date: 6/27/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 11am

Audience: Parents/caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ydeOriFzr_hEpME6LPMDUwgC2waMk3WZtGb3e3IUQFM/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Aroostook Council for Healthy Families

Start Date: 4/7/2022    End Date: 6/9/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

Time: 4pm-6pm

Audience: Parents, caregivers, & providers working with children

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://forms.gle/JzBtPwc3P8DqBA3c8

Contact: Danielle Langley   Phone: 207-532-1141

Website: https://sites.google.com/achf-me.org/wwwachf-meorg


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Penquis (Piscataquis)

Start Date: 4/12/2022    End Date: 6/14/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 11:00am

Audience: Parents or caregivers of children any age.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1R1DphQaTmKfH4ZD5rJ7OMqFNKl-MgsxPDBvngGStL3s/edit

Contact: Christine McMillen    Phone: 207-974-2481

Website: http://www.penquis.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Kids Free to Grow (Cumberland)

Start Date: 4/25/2022    End Date: 6/27/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 10:00 am

Town: Windham

Audience: Female Parents in WWRCC

In Person or Virtual: In-person

Registration Required: Yes

Additional Information: Mondays start April 25th 10:00-11:00am via zoom weekly 10 weeks partnership with WWRCC.

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-854-1030

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Nurturing Parenting: Community-Based Education

Council: Kids Free to Grow (York)

Start Date: 4/27/2022    End Date: 6/15/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday's

Time: 12:30-2PM

Audience: Caregivers of children 0-12.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http://Email Shannon at shannonb@kidsfreetogrow.org for the Zoom link to join

Additional Information: Nurturing Parenting features education to foster positive parenting skills with nurturing behaviors, promote healthy physical and emotional development, and teach appropriate role and developmental expectations. This program covers the span of childhood from birth-young adult.

Contact: Genevieve Gardner   Phone: 207-985-5975

Website: http://www.kidsfreetogrow.org


Active Parenting- Teens (ages 12+)

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 5/26/2022    End Date: 6/9/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 6-8 PM

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children aged 11-17

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrcOGvrD8vGNew0SfUwzfzzEF-6ZWE0cNs

Additional Information: This series is designed for parents and caregivers with children from 11-16 years old. Active Parenting: Teens will give you the guidance and support you need to turn the challenges of raising a teenager into opportunities of growth. You'll learn: Methods of respectful discipline Skills for clear, honest communication Concrete strategies to prevent risky behavior How to be encouraging to your children Insight into important issues such as teens online, bullying, and depression How to handle sensitive issues such as drugs, sexuality, and violence

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963, x 230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- Teens (ages 12+)

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Knox)

Start Date: 5/26/2022    End Date: 6/9/2022

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 6-8 PM

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children 11-17

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrcOGvrD8vGNew0SfUwzfzzEF-6ZWE0cNs

Additional Information: This series is designed for parents and caregivers with children from 11-16 years old. Active Parenting: Teens will give you the guidance and support you need to turn the challenges of raising a teenager into opportunities of growth. You'll learn: Methods of respectful discipline Skills for clear, honest communication Concrete strategies to prevent risky behavior How to be encouraging to your children Insight into important issues such as teens online, bullying, and depression How to handle sensitive issues such as drugs, sexuality, and violence

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963 x230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org