Looking for a court approved parenting class? Look no further! Livewell Behavioral Health is now offering a 12 hour basic parenting class that meets the minimum requirements of Fresno County Superior Court! CLASSES BEGIN IN JULY 2019. REGISTRATION IS OPEN NOW!! Parenting Wisely parenting class will be offered in a 2-day seminar style class on the weekend to accommodate working parents and families. Certificates of completion are given at the end of the class. Please click on the Parenting Wisely© link below to enroll.
Welcome to the Parenting Wisely© Parenting Class
The Parenting Wisely© Parent Class is an evidence-based parenting program that teaches parents how to teach their children important skills for combating risks factors for substance abuse and use. The Parenting Wisely© Program uses a risk-focused approach to reduce family conflict and child behavior problems including stealing, vandalism, defiance of authority, bullying and poor hygiene. The highly interactive and non-judgemental format accelerates learning and parents can implement new skills immediately.
The Parenting Wisely Program:
- Reduces childrens aggressive and disruptive behaviors
- Improves parenting skills
- Enhances family communication
- Develops mutual support
- Increases parental supervision and appropriate discipline
What curriculum is used for these courses?
Livewell uses Parenting Wisely © curriculum developed by Family Works, Inc. Parenting Wisely© is evidence, research, and skills-based. It holds the distinction of being the only parent education course for families that is currently listed on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Registry for Evidence-based Programs and Practices.
Who is eligible for these courses?
Parenting Wisely© parenting class has proved to be an excellent resource for parents with at risk children as well as those who are interested in improving their parenting skills.
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 allows 10 -15 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.
The total cost of the course is $225.00. Cash, credit, check are all acceptable forms of payment if paying in person.
When are courses offered?
CLASSES BEGIN IN JULY 2019. Due to the high demand of a weekend course, Parenting Wisely© parenting class is currently being offered monthly during 2-day seminar format. If you need a weekly class you can call our office at (559) 554-9710 to obtain information on the next weekly class schedule.
What is the attendance policy?
Attendance is mandatory for both days of the weekend course. Make-up classes are available for an additional 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 all classes 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 teaching 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 clicking on the Parenting Wisely© link below.