Steps to HOPE’s Parenting
Support Group, facilitated by parents in a professional setting,
offers assistance to parents as they deal with the everyday
challenges of childrearing. Parenting
educators are available to co-facilitate, and scheduled
professional speakers address specific needs of parents of
children of all ages.
The goal of the Parenting Support Group is to not only to
increase parenting skills and expand parenting tools in a
collaborative effort, but to help parents understand that
parenting is a family affair.
Fresh perspectives and alternatives to traditional
parenting strategies using the Nurturing Parenting Program
philosophy are offered. Appropriate
role modeling; addressing parents’ own needs in order to better
assist the needs of their children; establishing clear family
rules; discussion of school, bullying and behavioral issues;
health concerns; and teaching children empathy are among the
To find out when the
next scheduled Parenting Support Group meetings will be
held, contact Ruth Richardson at 894-2340 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is no charge for
participation. Child care and snacks are provided.