Saturday, August 09, 2014

Press Release - Virginia Cooperative Extension - August 2014

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: Thursdays, 8/21 -9/25/14, Dr. A. J. Ferlazzo Building, 7:00 – 9:00 pm; School- Age class:  Mondays, September 8 – October 20, 2014, McCoart Administration Building, 7:00 – 9:00 pm; Spanish STEP class: Wednesdays, October 15 – November 19, 2014, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building.

Upcoming classes in the Manassas area are:  Young Child class: Tuesdays, 7/22 – 8/26 2014, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Manassas Church of the Brethren; School-Age class:  Mondays, August 18 – September 29, 2014, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Sudley North Government Building; Spanish class: Wednesdays, August 13 – September 24, 2014, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Sudley North Government Center.

 
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: Tuesdays, July 29 – August 12, 2014, 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Government Building

Upcoming WFGA classes in the Manassas area is:  Thursdays, January 8 – January 22, 2015 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.

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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