Parenting Academy Seminars for strong relationships, happy kids, and healthy families.
$15 per class. All seminars held at Brigid Collins Family Support Center.

The Power of Positive Parenting
April 2
, 5:30-7:30pm
Led by: Elizabeth Morgan, MA
Topics covered include:
-What is positive parenting?
-Learn 5 principles that work!
Appropriate for parents of preschool and school-aged children. Curriculum from Triple P.

To register for the April 2 seminar click here or call (360)734-4616.

Raising Confident, Competent Children
April 9
, 5:30-7:30pm
Led by Megan Brown, LICSW
Topics covered include:
-How do children learn responsibility and respect?
-Learn to boost your child's self-esteem and encourage their independence.
Appropriate for parents of preschool and school-aged children.
Curriculum from Triple P.

To register for the April 9 seminar click here or call (360)734-4616.


Raising Resilient Children
April 16
, 5:30-7:30pm
Led by Cheryl Greninger, BA
Topics Covered include:
-What is emotional resilience?
-Learn how to teach your child to cope with the ups and downs of life.
Appropriate for parents of preschool and school-aged children.
Curriculum from Triple P.

To register for the April 16 seminar click here or call (360) 734-4616


Parenting Teens: Parenting Skills for Nurturing Independence
April 23
5:30-7:30pm
Led by Eddy Blau, MSW
Topics covered include:
-What the heck is your teen thinking?
-Gain insight and practical strategies to help navigate the developing brain of your teen.
Appropriate for parents of teenagers.
Curriculum from Triple P and Current Brain Research.

To register for the April 23 seminar click
here or call (360) 734-4616

Ask the Parent Coach
April 30
5:30-7:30pm
Led by Jenn Lockwood, BA
FREE!
Bring your toughest parenting questions- from toddler tantrums to teenage rebellion- and get the answers from other parents and the experts at Brigid Collins.
Appropriate for parents of children of all ages.




Stopping Child Molesters in Their Tracks Training
April 17th, 2015- 8:30am-4:30pm
Cost: $40- Includes light breakfast, lunch, and workbook. Approved for 7 WA State continuing education clock hours.

Trainer Carla van Dam will lead a training centered around learning skills to identify the behaviors child molesters use to gain access to children. The last two hours will be devoted to Darkness to Lights' Stewards of Children training led by Gail Tierney.

To register for the April 17th training click here


The End of Child Abuse is an Idea Whose Time has Come.

Brigid Collins Family Support Center is a non-profit dedicated to doing just that throughout Northwest Washington and all of Whatcom and Skagit Counties.

Brigid Collins provides a wide range of services, from healing and justice at two nationally accredited Children's Advocacy Centers to parenting education and support through cutting-edge, evidence-based parenting programs like Incredible Years and Parent Child Interaction Therapy. For the community, we envision a shift in cultural norms and aim to teach all adults how they can prevent, recognize and react responsibly to suspicions of child sexual abuse.

If you know a child or family that needs our help, please call 360.734.4616.





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Throwback Thursday! Updated Sept 19, 2013
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