Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Press Release - Parenting Classes - Virginia Cooperative Extension‏ - October, 2013

Virginia Cooperative Extension
A partnership of Virginia Tech and Virginia State University

Virginia Tech
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

School of Agriculture
Virginia State University

Prince William County Office
8033 Ashton Avenue, Suite 105
Manassas, Virginia 20109
703/792/6288  
Fax: 703/792/4630
www.ext.vt.edu/offices/prince.william

STEP
 
Prince William Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is offering the following Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) groups.  STEP is a six-week discussion group for parents and others who want to learn more effective ways to communicate and discipline. It is available in English and in Spanish.  It is offered for three separate age groups, Parents of Young Children (Birth to age 5), Parents of School-Age Children (ages six to twelve), and Parents of Teenagers (ages 13 and up). The Spanish class combines the age groups.  The cost to cover class materials is $40.00 per individual or couple. To view class schedules and to print out a registration form, please visit our website at:  www.pwcgov.org/parenting    Questions please call 703-792-6288.  Childcare is not available.

Upcoming classes in the Woodbridge/Montclair area are: Young Child class; to be announced; School- Age class:  Tuesdays, November 12 – December 17, 2013, Dr. A. J. Ferlazzo Building, 7:00 – 9:00 pm; Spanish STEP class: to be announced.

Upcoming classes in the Manassas area are:  Young Child class: Mondays, November 4 – November 16, 2013, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Sudley North Government Center; School-Age class:  Thursdays, November 7 – December 19, 2013, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Sudley North Government Center; Spanish class:  to be announced.


If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services, other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Julie Stiles, VCE, at 703-792-6288 during business hours of 9:00 am to 3:00 pm to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event.  *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.
 
www.ext.vt.edu

Extension is a joint program of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and state and local governments. Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status.  An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


 
"When Families Get Angry"
 
 
When Families Get Angry is a three session, six hour course, developed to assist parents in understanding and constructively dealing with anger in the home.  It will focus on anger between parents, parents and children, and siblings, with recognition of influences from outside forces. Advanced registration is required, walk-in registrations are not accepted. Upon completion of the class a certificate is awarded.  Childcare is not available.  The cost to cover class materials is $40.00 per individual or couple. To view class schedules and to print out a registration form, please visit our website at:  www.pwcgov.org/parenting    Questions please call 703-792-6288.  

Upcoming WFGA classes in the Woodbridge/Montclair area is: Wednesdays, January 29 – February 12, 2014, 7:00 – 9:00 pm at Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building

Upcoming WFGA classes in the Manassas area is:  Thursdays, January 9 – January 23, 2013, 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Sudley North Government Center


If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services, other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Julie Stiles, VCE, at 703-792-6288 during business hours of 9:00 am to 3:00 pm to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event.  *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.

www.ext.vt.edu

Extension is a joint program of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and state and local governments. Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status.  An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
 
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