The Parenting Education Program in Greene County consists of two distinct programs designed to provide parents with the knowledge and skills necessary to be effective parents. The two programs are the Home-Based Parenting Education Program and the Parenting Skills Training Program.
The Home-Based Parenting Education Program works intensively with families in the home who have been referred exclusively by the Greene County Department of Social Services and other social service agencies. In order to participate, a family must be referred by the Greene County Department of Social Services or other social service.
The experienced parenting educators provide hands-on practical education in any of the following areas:
The Parenting Skills Training Program entails a 16 week series of classes that are open to the general public and cover a variety of topics. They take place at the Department of Social Services and are offered twice a week: Tuesdays 1:30-2:30 and Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 starting in February. For a complete schedule, please contact our office.
This is a 16-week parenting education course. A certificate of completion will be awarded after completion of 16 weeks
Educating parents with the skills necessary to be confident caregivers of today’s youth
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Last updated October 19, 2020