Parenting Classes-Mitchell Area Safehouse

Parenting Classes

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Mitchell Family Visitation Center

1809 N. Wisconsin St, Mitchell, SD 57301

View our Parenting Class Schedule Here

Pre-registration is required.

Call 605-996-8880 to register or for more information.

Common Sense Parenting

Mondays 5:30-7:30p

6-Session Class

Responsive Parenting

Tuesdays 5:30-7:00p

6-Session Class

These classes are for parents, grandparents, and caregivers.  The skills learned can be use with any parenting style and with any single parent, two parent or multi-parent set of rules.

Responsive Parenting

For Parents with children Ages Birth to 3

Meaningful Topics Covered:
The Parent and Child Relationship
The Unique Child-Temperament
Responding to Your Child’s Needs
How and What Your Child Learns
Parenting & Growing up is Stressful
Encouraging Your Child

Participants will Learn:

Temperaments and Individuality
Guidance and Disciple Techniques
Responding Positively to Child’s Needs
Learning Activities
Social-Emotional Growth
Early Brain Development

Common Sense Parenting

For Parent with children Ages 3 to Adolescents
Meaningful Topics Covered:
Parents as Teachers
Encouraging Good Behavior
Preventing Problems
Correcting Problem Behavior
Teaching Self Control
Putting it All Together

Participants will Learn:
Reduce Stress
Staying Calm
Effective Discipline
Develop a Safe Home Plan
Increase Confidence
Communication Skills

S.M.I.L.E. Program (Start Making It Livable for Everyone)

SMILE is a class that explores the effect divorce has on the children.  This program consists of viewing a video, discussion and a take home packet.  SMILE helps parents better understand the effects of divorce, the needs of their children and their roles in promoting their children’s healthy adjustment to divorce.