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Parenting Education

Parenting classes are offered at the Family Resource Center on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Space is limited and registration is required.

Classes include:

1. Parenting Under Stress - it is a hands-on, interactive program designed to provide support and education to mothers and fathers who are experiencing special life stresses that affect their parenting. Parenting Under Stress is a four-week program consisting of two, 90 minute sessions each week.

2. Teen Parenting - Adolescence and parenting are two challenging life events. When these two are combined, the challenges are magnified. Any teen parent in the Hawkins County School system can receive services from the Family Resource Center. These services include prenatal and postnatal education, as well as linkage to community resources for various needs.

 

Other workshops include:

1. Bullying Prevention

2. Parenting Skills

3. Anger Management

4. Helping Your Child Succeed in School

5. Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten

6. Middle School Success

7. Preparing Your Child for High School

 

Workshops for your group or organization can be scheduled by contacting the Family Resource Center at (423) 921-9621.

It is the policy of the Hawkins County School System not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability in its educational programs or employment policies as required by Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Title IX (1972 Educational Amendments), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.