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You are invited to Parent University, a series of free parenting workshops open to ALL PARENTS, hosted by HEB ISD and presented by The Parenting Center.
Free child care for ages 2 years to 12 years – Space is Limited. Please register online here: Parent University Childcare RSVP form.
For additional information, contact Julia Harris, L.S.S.P., NCSP (817) 399-2562
Birth to 3 --- TAMING YOUR TODDLER
Terrible twos, terrorizing threes? The toddler years can feel wild and untamed. Join us to learn how to make two terrific and three tremendous by learning about the strategies of toddlerhood, how to support toddlers and why their behavior is so challenging.
Thursday, September 13 at Harrison Lane Elementary. 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Birth to 3 --- MANAGING TEMPER TANTRUMS AND TIME OUTS
Learn about toddlers' & preschoolers brains in reference to temper tantrums.
Thursday, September 20 at Harrison Lane Elementary. 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Birth to 3 --- UNDERSTANDING YOUR CHILD'S TEMPERAMENT
Examines 9 traits of temperament & learn ways to tailor parenting methods to child's personality
Thursday, September 27 at Harrison Lane Elementary. 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Pre-Teens & Teens --- COMMUNICATING WITH YOUR TEEN
Learn the connection between teen brain development and communication and learn strategies for getting closer to the teenager in your house.
Thursday, November 29 at Spring Garden Elementary. 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Pre-Teens & Teens --- DISCIPLINE & YOUR TEEN
This class offers effective discipline techniques & communication strategies. Learn to recognize and understand developmentally appropriate behaviors of teens.
Thursday, December 6 at Spring Garden Elementary. 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Pre-Teens & Teens --- PRE-TEENS IN THE WIRELESS AGE
Learn how to keep your preteens and teens safe while still enjoying the benefits of technology.
Thursday, December 13 at Spring Garden Elementary. 5:30 – 7:30 PM
All Ages --- BULLYING
Learn the 4 types of bullying behaviors and 4 roles that children play in bullying situations. Verbal bullying, social bullying, physical bullying and cyberbullying will be discussed with an emphasis on cyberbullying.
Thursday, February 7 at Shady Brook Elementary. 5:30 – 7:30 PM
All Ages --- HELPING CHILDREN HANDLE THEIR FEELINGS
This session is designed to increase parent's understanding and their abilities to recognize and understand their own feelings as well as their children's feelings; designed to increase parent's ability to help their children manage and express their feelings.
Date has been updated! Tuesday, February 12 at Shady Brook Elementary. 5:30 – 7:30 PM
All Ages --- PARENTING THE STRONG-WILLED CHILD
Parents learn about the different traits of temperament & how they relate to the strong-willed child. Curriculum also includes: how parent temperament and parenting style affect child behavior, effective and respectful discipline techniques for the strong-willed child, and ways to nurture the child's positive qualities.
Thursday, February 21 at Shady Brook Elementary. 5:30 – 7:30 PM
All Ages --- DEVELOPING RESPONSIBLE CHILDREN (DESARROLLANDO NINOS RESPONSABLES)
This class reveals how responsibility is learned and describes the developmental stages of responsibility. Parents will examine ways they might hinder their child's development of responsibility and will learn how to empower their children.
Thursday, April 11 at Shady Oaks Elementary. 5:30 – 7:30 PM
All Ages --- COMMUNICATING WITH RESPECT (COMO COMUNICARNOS CON RESPETO) Are you tired of coming back to the same issues over and over. Or do you feel like no one ever listens to what you say? Come learn how to foster respect through communication in your family.
Thursday, April 18 at Shady Oaks Elementary. 5:30 – 7:30 PM
All Ages --- POSITIVE DISCIPLINE (DISCIPLINA POSITIVA)
Teaches parents how to lead children toward smarter decisions rather than simply punishing disobedience.
Thursday, April 25 at Shady Oaks Elementary. 5:30 – 7:30 PM