CALENDAR

 

CLASSES

Parent Support Providers demonstrate HOPE by our “lived experience”;

engaging Parents as a tour guide rather than a travel agent.


                            YOU Feel?                    Your child does?

                            Overwhelmed                    verbal conflicts

                            Hopeless                            temper tantrums

                            Guilty                                  property destruction

                            Frustrated                           self-harm

                            Blamed                               skipping school/failing grades

                            Isolated                               talks of suicide

                            Desperate                           alcohol/drug use or abuse

                            Fear                                    isolates from the family

                            Anxious                               threatening/ at risk behaviors






  1. Facilitated by trained Parents with the lived experience

  2. Non-judging and confidential

  3. Solution driven and non-adversarial

  4. NOT the complaint department

  5. Change and personal growth focused

  6. Invested in reminding Parents to practice daily self-care activities

  7. Designed to promote an awareness of a Parent’s own resiliency!





  1. Hope and understanding during a difficult situation with their children/family

  2. Increased coping skills

  3. New and effective Parenting strategies

  4. Increased awareness of setting limits and boundaries that benefit the

            whole family

  1. Effective partnering strategies (Schools, Juvenile Court, Mental Health

            service providers, etc.)

  1. Connection to other Parents who are dealing with similar and immediate concerns

  2. Brainstorming for ideas to do something different than what is NOT working

  3. A wealth of shared community resources from other Parents

PARENT EDUCATION CLASSES

LOCATED AT

TO REGISTER CALL  253-537-2145

All Classes subject to change without prior notice

Join a Parent Support group,

if even for 6 weeks.

Help is just around the corner.

Life can be good again. 

We are living proof!

SUPPORT GROUPS

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Serving Pierce County Since 1995

Parent Support Groups are:

Parent Support Groups offer to Parents:

A Common Voice Main Office

10402 Kline Street SW

Lakewood, WA 98499

253- 537- 2145

MONTHLY

Parent Support Groups


IEP/ Effective Advocacy

6pm - 8pm

JAN

17

Lakewood & Tacoma

NO Parent Education Classes

October

2018

 

Healthy Boundaries/Safety

6pm- 8pm

DEC

MAR

7

APR

11

Special Education -4 Tools

6pm - 8pm

Strengths Profile

6pm - 8pm

Managing Conflict

6pm-8pm

Staying Safe in Chaos

6pm - 8pm

Blending Families with Harmony

6pm-8pm

FEB

7

Healthy Boundaries

6pm - 8pm

MAY

2

JUN

6

JUL

Video - Consequences - James Lehman

6pm - 8pm

Remembering You

6pm - 8pm

AUG

1

SEP

12

OCT

3

NOV

7