Human Services

Parent Education Program: Classes and Workshops Schedule

 

2012-2013 Calendar

Visit Arlington Families, a website linking you to information and activities for kids of all ages--from infant to teen.  Arlington Families also has a list of upcoming workshops and classes for Arlington parents.

DateProgram
Monday, July 30 Disciplinar a los niños con amor (edades 6 a 12). Loving Discipline for Children ages 6-12.  Workshop offered in Spanish.  En español. Ven a este taller para entender la diferencia entre la disciplina y el castigo, hacer ajustes a medida que su hijo/a crece, y enseñar conductas positivas con amor.      6:30-7:30 p.m. Buchanon Gardens Apartments Community Center, 926 S. Buchanon Street.  Favor de inscribirse al 703/228-1551 or cfuentes@arlingtonva.us
Wednesday, August 8Disciplinar a los niños con amor (edades 6 a 12). Loving Discipline for Children ages 6-12.  Workshop offered in Spanish.  En español. Ven a este taller para entender la diferencia entre la disciplina y el castigo, hacer ajustes a medida que su hijo/a crece, y enseñar conductas positivas con amor.      6:30-7:30 p.m. Columbia Grove Apartments Community Center, 1010 S. Frederick Street.  Favor de inscribirse al 703/228-1551 or cfuentes@arlingtonva.us
Tuesdays, August 21-October 9, 2012

Parenting with Success (by referral only).  An 8-week course for parents referred by social services, schools, courts, or other service providers.  DHS, 2100 Washington Blvd, Lower Level, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Meets every Tuesday through October 9.  Childcare provided.

Crianza con Exito (by referral only).  An 8-week course in Spanish for parents referred by social services, schools, courts, or other service providers. DHS, 2100 Washington Boulevard, Lower Level, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Meets every Tuesday through October 9. Childcare provided.

Tuesdays, October 16-December 4, 2012

Parenting with Success (by referral only).  An 8-week course for parents referred by social services, schools, courts, or other service providers.  DHS, 2100 Washington Blvd, Lower Level, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Meets every Tuesday through December 4.  Childcare provided.

Crianza con Exito (by referral only).  An 8-week course in Spanish for parents referred by social services, schools, courts, or other service providers. DHS, 2100 Washington Boulevard, Lower Level, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Meets every Tuesday through December 4. Childcare provided.

Tuesdays, January 8-February 26, 2013

Parenting with Success (by referral only).  An 8-week course for parents referred by social services, schools, courts, or other service providers.  DHS, 2100 Washington Blvd, Lower Level, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Meets every Tuesday through Feb. 26.  Childcare provided.

Crianza con Exito (by referral only).  An 8-week course in Spanish for parents referred by social services, schools, courts, or other service providers. DHS, 2100 Washington Boulevard, Lower Level, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Meets every Tuesday through Feb. 26. Childcare provided.

Tuesdays, March 5-April 30, 2013

Parenting with Success (by referral only).  An 8-week course for parents referred by social services, schools, courts, or other service providers.  DHS, 2100 Washington Blvd, Lower Level, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Meets every Tuesday through April 30.  Childcare provided.

Crianza con Exito (by referral only).  An 8-week course in Spanish for parents referred by social services, schools, courts, or other service providers. DHS, 2100 Washington Boulevard, Lower Level, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Meets every Tuesday through April 30. Childcare provided.

Tuesdays, May 7-June 25, 2013

Parenting with Success (by referral only).  An 8-week course for parents referred by social services, schools, courts, or other service providers.  DHS, 2100 Washington Blvd, Lower Level, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Meets every Tuesday through June 25.  Childcare provided.

Crianza con Exito (by referral only).  An 8-week course in Spanish for parents referred by social services, schools, courts, or other service providers. DHS, 2100 Washington Boulevard, Lower Level, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Meets every Tuesday through June 25. Childcare provided.

 

Available Classes

Please see the Parent Education Program Class Descriptions page for more detail of each offered class.

Crianza con Exito (in Spanish)

Parenting program in Spanish for parents with children ages 0–18. The course focuses on what to expect from your child at different ages, stress management, how to encourage your child, positive discipline, and understanding your child.  Open to Arlington residents or individuals receiving services in Arlington who are referred by a social worker, probation officer, school counselor, or other service provider.

  • Number of Weeks/ Sessions: 8
  • Time: 6:30–8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays
  • Location: Dept. of Human Services, 2100 Washington Blvd.
  • Note: By referral only
  • Cost: Free

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Parenting with Success (in English)

Comprehensive parenting skills training based on the STEP curriculum. Suitable for parents of children ages 0–18. Restricted to Arlington residents or individuals who are receiving services in Arlington County and mandated to take a court-approved parenting class or referred by a social worker or other service provider.

  • Number of Weeks/Sessions: 8
  • Time: 6:30–8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays
  • Location: Dept. of Human Services, 2100 Washington Blvd.
  • Note: By referral only
  • Cost: Free

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STEP Parenting Classes

Parenting program designed to assist parents in better understanding their children and improving family relationships. STEP is available for parents of young children (ages 0-6), ages 6-12, or parents of teens (ages 13-18).

  • Number of Weeks/ Sessions: 6
  • Location: See Class Schedule.
  • Time: Evening schedules
  • Note: Open to Arlington community
  • Cost: Free

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Parent Workshops

Monthly workshops for all Arlington parents to discuss parenting topics and concerns and share resources. Specific topic each month led by a skilled facilitator.

  • Number of Weeks/ Sessions: Monthly; see schedule for specific dates and times 
  • Location: Various community locations, including the Human Services Center at Sequoia
  • Cost: Free
  • Note: Open to Arlington community
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Last Modified: January 31, 2014
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