Classes

Parenting classes are opportunities for parents, caregivers, or anybody who wants new ideas on raising children. Classes are curriculum based and meet one night per week. Parents Place offers several different classes to cover different aspects of raising children. Certificates of completion are awarded at the final session of the class if attendance and payment have been satisfied. The fee for our classes is $20 per week per person or $25 per week per couple but it can be adjusted if needed. Childcare is available at no extra charge.

Children in Between is $40. No scholarships or childcare available.

Please fill out the Parents Place Class Registration Form and contact us to attend a class.

Classes Available at Parents Place

  • 1-2-3-4 Parents: 4wk. class for people raising children 5yrs. old and younger. Ages and Stages, age appropriate discipline techniques, temper tantrums,and more are discussed. Dates offered: 9-18-17, 9-25-17, 10-2-17, 10-9-17.
  • Love and Logic-5wks.: An approach to raising children that provides loving suport from parents while at the same time expecting kids to be respectful. Dates offered: 9-19-17, 9-26-17, 10-3-17, 10-10-17, 10-17-17.
  • Battles, Hassles, Tantrums, and Tears: A class on parental anger, children's anger, tantrums and what to do about it. Dates offered: 11-14-17, 11-21-17, 11-28-17, 12-5-17.
  • Children in Between: For divorced and separated parents. It is held twice a month: One Wednesday and one Saturday per month. Next class: 9-30-17 from 9am to noon.

Classes Offered by Other Agencies

Love and Logic at CAP: CAP is offering a 6wk. Love and Logic class on Wednesdays. They have morning and afternoon sessions available. Morning session is 9am to 10:30am. Afternoon is 1:30pm to 3pm. Enrollment is ongoing. Start at anytime. $5 materials fee. No childcare available. Call Jani at 360-425-3430 ex. 264 to sign up.  

Strengthening Families 3-11: This is a 14 week class for families raising children ages 3-11 years old. Parents learn techniques to improve their parenting. Children learn techniques to follow directions better, communicate better, avoid making poor decisions, and more. Families work together each week during the family session. Class is held at St. Paul Lutheran Church, located at 312  1st  Avenue SW Castle Rock, WA 98611. Parents and children MUST attend together. Free with dinner, childcare, and prizes included. Contact Dianne Swanson at (360) 636-0530 or email her at dianneswanson@msn.com for more info. or to sign-up.  Starts Oct. 10 at 5:30pm. 

Strengthening Families 10-14 at Monticello Middle School: Free 8wk. class for parents/caregivers AND their youth ages 10-14yrs. old. Dinner and childcare provided for younger chldren. Parents/caregivers and youth must attend together. Contact Ramona at sfpwsucowlitz@hotmail.com 360-261-3971 to sign up. Starts Tuesday October 17, 2017.

Strengthening Families 10-14 at Mount Solo Middle School: Free 8wk. class for parents/caregivers AND their youth ages 10-14yrs. old. Dinner and childcare provided for younger chldren. Parents/caregivers and youth must attend together. Contact Ramona at sfpwsucowlitz@hotmail.com 360-261-3971 to sign up. Starts Monday October 23, 2017.

The Incredible Years: 18wk. class offered by Head Start. Get to know your child, learn positive ways to reduce misbehavior, learn discipline techniques, and teach your child how to manage their behavior. Free with breakfast and childcare included. Call 360-442-2800 to sign up. Dates offered: Starts Tuesday October 31.

Love and Logic at Child and Adolescent Clinic: 4wk. class for parents raising children of any age. Learn how to reduce conflict and instill responsibility in children. Offered by Child and Adolescent Clinic. You do not need to be a patient of the clinic to attend. The class is available to anybody interested in the information. Free. No childcare provided. Dates offered: Returns Sept. 2017.

Strengthening Families 10-14 in Castle Rock: Free 8wk. class for parents/caregivers AND their youth ages 10-14yrs. old. Dinner and childcare provided for younger chldren. Parents/caregivers and youth must attend together. Contact Ramona at sfpwsucowlitz@hotmail.com 360-261-3971 or Dianne at dianneswanson@msn.com 360-636-0530 to sign up. Possible mileage reimbursment. Returns in the fall.

Strengthening Families 10-14 in Woodland: Free 8wk. class for parents/caregivers AND their youth ages 10-14yrs. old. Dinner and childcare provided for younger chldren. Parents/caregivers and youth must attend together. Contact Ramona Leber at sfpwsucowlitz@hotmail.com 360-261-3971, Dee Ray at rayd@woodlandschools.org 360-841-2850, or Garrett DeGraaff at degraafg@woodlandschools.org 360-841-2850. Returns in the Fall.

 

 

Upcoming Classes

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 5:30pm
This is a 14 week class for people raising children ages 3-11 years old. Parents develop skills to improve their parenting. Children develop skills to help them follow instructions, communicate, say "no" to poor choices, and more. Families work together and practice what they've learned in the family session. Free with dinner, childcare, and prizes included. Parents and children MUST attend together. Classes held at St. Paul Lutheran Church, located at 312  1st  Avenue SW Castle Rock, WA 98611. If you would like to register for the program and/or have questions, please contact...
Tue, 10/17/2017 - 6:00pm
This class is specifically for people raising children ages 10-14yrs. old. Parents AND youth MUST attend together. Parents learn about how to improve communication with their youth and are reminded about the stress of being this age. Youth learn about the importance of rules, respecting parents, peer resistance skills, and more. 4H activities are provided for children in kindergarten through age 9. Childcare is provided for younger children. Dinner and prizes are included. Free. Classes are held at Monticello Middle School 1225 28th Ave Longview. Contact Ramona at sfpwsucowlitz@hotmail.com or...
Tue, 10/17/2017 - 6:30pm
Week 5 wraps it all up and gives parents ideas of what to do when you don't know what to do. 
Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:00am
CAP is offering a 6wk. Love and Logic class. $5 materials fee. No childcare. Morning session is from 9am to 10:30am. Call Jani at 360-425-3430 ex. 264 to sign up. 
Wed, 10/18/2017 - 1:30pm
CAP is offering a 6wk. Love and Logic class. $5 materials fee. No childcare. Afternoon session is 1:30pm to 3pm. Call Jani at 360-425-3430 ex. 264 to sign up.