Community Education Classes & Groups

Our instructors teach Waukesha County parents effective ways to build a positive relationship with their children. Topics include, but are not limited to, child development, discipline, defiance, communication, stress, and anger management.

To register for a class/group online, click the “Register Now” button under the class/group you are interested in. You will need to fill out a quick registration form and submit it. For some classes/groups, there may be a class fee, fees vary by class/group. Any questions, please call (262) 549-5575.

Parents Place Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Upcoming Classes at Parents Place

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love & logic®

Tuesdays, September 24, October 1, 8 & 15

OR

November 26, December 3, 10 & 17

“This is session is for children that are from birth to 5 years of age”


Tuesdays, October 29, November 5, 12 & 19

From 5:30-7:15 PM

“This session is for older children”

Please Visit Our Homepage and Click Onto Our Family Intake Form To Register!

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Co parenting

Divorce or the end of a relationship is not the end of a relationship with your child or with your child's other parent. A negative relationship with your co-parent can cause your child to feel emotional and psychological distress. In this group, we work to redefine the relationship with your co-parent for the sake of the children involved.

Mondays, October 14, 21 & 28

From 5:30-7:00 PM

Please Visit Our Homepage and Click Onto Our Family Intake Form To Register!


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Understanding Anxiety

Un-Managed anxiety can severely effect or highly restrict or disrupt daily life. Fifteen percent of Americans are affected by anxiety disorders. Understanding what anxiety is and learning strategies that can lessen and improve anxiety are the first steps to a fuller life. This program is for parents and teens to work together and provide support. 

This Class Is for Teens age 12-18 and Their Parents

November 6 & 13

From 5:30-7:00 PM

Please Visit Our Homepage and Click Onto Our Family Intake Form To Register!

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“An Evidence-Based Program for Father’s Reconnecting With Their Children ”

An evidence-based curricula proven to develop pro-fathering attitudes, knowledge and skills. Which helps fathers successfully reenter the lives of their families and communities.

November 5, 19 & 26

From 5:30-7:00 PM

Please Visit Our Homepage and Click Onto Our Family Intake Form To Register!

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sELF-rEGULATION

Learn new tips and strategies to improve self-regulation when children are struggling for self-control. In addition to modeling self-regulation, we can teach our children the skills necessary to learn how to respond not just react. This class will help parents and children develop the skills necessary to adopt healthy coping skills to user in time of stress.

This Class Is For Children Age 5-11 and Their Parents

Mondays, September 23 & 30

OR
November 11 & 18

Please choose one of the following sessions

Please Visit Our Homepage and Click Onto Our Family Intake Form To Register!


Dealing with Tantrums   Learn new strategies and techniques in dealing with these everyday struggles. Gain your child’s emotional development. Come join us for this informative workshop.   Monday, November 4    From 5:30-7:00 PM     Please Visit Our Homepage and Click Onto Our Family Intake Form To Register!

Dealing with Tantrums

Learn new strategies and techniques in dealing with these everyday struggles. Gain your child’s emotional development. Come join us for this informative workshop.

Monday, November 4

From 5:30-7:00 PM

Please Visit Our Homepage and Click Onto Our Family Intake Form To Register!

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Teen Anger (Parent and child class)

Do you feel like you have lost some control because of your teen’s defiant behavior? This class focuses on improving the quality of parent-teen interactions, giving parents sufficient skills to manage disruptive, defiant and non-compliant behaviors. Parents, and teen will learn how to negotiate conflicts, resolve problems and develop more effective communication skills.

Mondays, December 2 & 9

From 5:30-7:00 PM

Please Visit Our Homepage and Click Onto Our Family Intake Form To Register!


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Coping With Stress

Being a parent is a challenging job. There seems to be so much expected of you. When parents are under stress they are likely to be clam and consistent with their children. Learn how to develop a coping plan for any stressful situation, this will include coping statements, relaxation strategies and positive parenting strategies.

Monday, October 7 “At Waukesha Public Library”

OR

Monday, December 2 “Parents Place”

From 5:30- 7:00 PM

Please Visit Our Homepage and Click Onto Our Family Intake Form To Register!

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ADULT ANGER

Explore common causes of anger, learn how to manage your emotions and find techniques that will help you control your actions before they hurt someone or yourself.

Wednesdays, October 9, 16 & 23

From 5:30-7:00 PM

Please Visit Our Homepage and Click Onto Our Family Intake Form To Register!

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Parenting In Recovery

Parenting through recovery is a series designed for parents who are in recovery from alcohol and/or substance abuse and wish to learn how to balance the demands of recovery while learning to be a better parent.

Tuesdays,September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8 & 15

From 5:30-7:00 PM

Please Visit Our Homepage and Click Onto Our Family Intake Form To Register!

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RAISING CONFIDENT, COMPETENT CHILDREN

Children are more likely to be confident, succeed at school, and get on well with others when they develop certain life skills. These life skills include being respectful and considerate, communicating well with others, thinking positive and having a healthy self-esteem, being a good problem solver, becoming independent and able to do things themselves.

Monday, September 30

From 5:30-7:00 PM

Please Visit Our Homepage and Click Onto Our Family Intake Form To Register!


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KIDS MANAGING ANGER

(Parent and child class)

Parents learn to deal with their children’s anger and frustrations while children learn tools to curb their anger. Parents meet with a facilitator while the children are in their sessions.

Mondays, October 7, 14 & 21

From 5:30-7:00 PM

Please Visit Our Homepage and Click Onto Our Family Intake Form To Register!

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The Power of Positive Parenting

Children of all ages need a safe, secure and loving environment to do well. Positive parenting is an effective approach to raising children that emphasizes the positive. It involves creating a family environment that is loving, supportive and predictable, this is important in raising healthy, well-adjusted children who have the skills and confidence they need to succeed at school and in their relationships with others. Positive Parenting reduces the stress of parenting and makes parenting more rewarding and enjoyable. Each parent will develop their own individual plan success.

Monday, September 23

From 5:30- 7:00 PM

Please Visit Our Homepage and Click Onto Our Family Intake Form To Register!

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STRONG BODIES PROGRAM 

Come learn about this free 10-week, strength training program for adult women and men. Designed to improve muscle strength, bone density, balance and range of motion.

Mondays,

October 7, 14, 21 & 28

November 4,11,18 & 25

December 2 & 9

From 4:00-5:00 pm

Call to register!

 

 

Ongoing Support Groups

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Foster Support Group Has Been Cancelled Until Further Notice


Ongoing Playgroups

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Nos reuniremos todos los Martes 9:30am a 11am

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Meets every Wednesday
9:30-11:00 am