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    Parenting Wisely Parenting Class

    Due to Social Distancing practices, there will only be 9 participants allowed to sign up for the Parenting Wisely Course until further notice. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis.


    Parenting is hard, but Parenting Wisely can help. This highly interactive course is designed by family and social scientists to help parents with tips and tools to parent your children in difficult situations. Learn constructive skills proven to solve problem behaviors, family conflict, and more. This program is especially helpful for single parents.

    When are the classes offered?

    This seminar will run once a month Wednesday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Certificates of completion are given at the end of the course. Please click the Schedule Appointment link below to enroll.

    This class is for both married and divorced parents. However, it is recommended that both parents take the class (at different times) to begin the important work of developing strong parenting skills.

    What curriculum is used for these courses?

    Livewell uses the Parenting Wisely curriculum. We will cover both the Young Child and The Teen curriculum. Your children will benefit from your learning redirection, active listening, setting limits and consequences, and how to foster good social skills. Help your children to perform better in school, learn better social skills and how to deal with issues of substance abuse.

    Who is eligible for these courses?

    All parents who are court ordered and voluntary.

    How do I enroll in these courses?

    Participants can click the Parenting Wisely link below to register online. You can also contact Livewell Behavioral Health directly by calling 559.554.9710 to register. Each course allows10-12 participants and is closed once the class is full. However, new courses are offered at the completion of each course. Please be aware that classes can fill up quickly and is on a first come first serve basis. Classes will be offered monthly.

    What is the difference between Co-parenting class and parenting class?

    Healthy co-parenting is for those parents who can problem solve together in the best interest of the child, even though they are no longer in a relationship and no longer live together. If you are having difficulty co-parenting, then you would take the One Heart, Two Homes Co-parenting class.

    Parenting classes are educational courses that teach parents general parenting skills, and help them develop and maintain positive relationships with their children. If you are having difficulty parenting your infant, toddler, or adolescent child then the Parenting Wisely parenting class would be the appropriate course for you.


    The total cost of the course is $225.00 if paid in full. Payment arrangements can be made with a minimum of $100.00 deposit. However, an additional fee of $25.00 for a total due of $250.00 will be part of the payment arrangement. The balance of the payment will be due the week of class.  No exceptions. All fees are non-refundable. Cash, credit, check are all acceptable forms of payment if paying in person.

    What is the attendance policy?

    Participants must participate all 3 days (full 12 hours) for the weekend course to successfully complete the class.  Make-up classes are available for an additional $100 fee. Please contact the office regarding our make-up policy.

    Will I receive proof that I completed the class?

    A Certificate of Completion is handed to each parent once he or she has completed the course and the course is paid in full.

    Questions? Give us a call at 559.554.9710.

    Can Parenting Wisely be offered in offered in other teaching or counseling formats?

    Parenting Wisely can be offered in a variety of formats and in a variety of teaching settings. This curriculum is designed to meet the needs of individuals who are seeking one-on-one counseling or a group format. It can be offered in small or large group settings. The curriculum can be tailored for half day or full day seminars. The curriculum can meet the needs churches, schools, universities, and counseling centers – any place where families are served. Please call our office for further details or to schedule a seminar. You can register online by using the form below.