Thursday, September 25, 2014

FAN and PACE Academy Offer Free Parent Skills Building Course Beginning October 14th

The Family Advocacy Network (FAN), a program of Mental Health America of the Triangle (MHAT), will partner with PACE Academy to offer the evidence based parent skills building course developed by the renown Boys Town, "Common Sense Parenting (CSP)," for six consecutive Tuesdays beginning October 14th

The course is for parents raising school-age children with challenging behaviors and will be taught at PACE Academy, 308 NW Hwy 54, Carrboro, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Instructor Linda Boldin, will help parents build proficiency in the areas of effective family communication, setting boundaries, appropriate discipline, decision-making, family relationships, self-control, school success and more, using workbook activities and interactive teaching.

The course is offered free of charge and all training materials are provided, including a loaner copy of the book, "Common Sense Parenting," by Ray Burke. Training is for adults only, no childcare available. Light refreshments will be provided but participants should bring their own beverage and a meal, if desired. Seating is limited to 12 participants and advance registration is required. For details or to register, contact Ms. Boldin at 919-942-8083, ext. 2, or Deadline to register is October 11th.

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