Free Parenting Classes at Project Self-Sufficiency
Participants will learn about the different stages of physical and emotional development during childhood and adolescence, as well as techniques for positive discipline and improved communication. All courses will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.; classes are co-sponsored by the Sussex County Family Success Center and Project Sussex Kids, the Sussex County Council for Young Children. The sessions are free and open to the public, but registration is required. The agency is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.
Workshops for parents of school-aged children will be held on Tuesdays, September 24th – November 19th. Parents of teens can attend classes on Wednesdays, September 25th – November 20th. The course for Fathers will be offered on Thursdays, September 26th – November 21st.
The parenting classes offered by Project Self-Sufficiency follow the Nurturing Parent curriculum which teaches age-specific parenting skills and includes components designed for parents as well as children. The workshops encourage parents to share their experiences with each other.