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Parenting is no easy task! In a world of conflicting advice and never-ending demands on our time, it can seem next to impossible for families to know what's best for their children. The Parenting Coaches at Brigid Collins are here to help!

Learn and practice positive parenting approaches at this parenting group for parents of children ages two to eight. Group is free for qualifying families. 

March 15 - Raising Emotionally Resilient Children
What is emotional resilience? Learn how to teach your child to cope with the ups and downs of life. Appropriate for parents of children up to age 12. $15

April 19 - Coping with Stress
Learn techniques to manage day-to-day stress that help you stay calm to consistently apply positive parenting strategies. Appropriate for all ages. $15

May 17 - Thriving Kids
Through the lens of developmental assets, find out what environmental supports and experiences make all the difference. What research says may surprise you! Appropriate for parents of pre and school-age children. $15

All seminars are held on Thursday evenings from
5:30 to 7:30pm at Brigid Collins Family Support Center at 917. S. 3rd Street in Mount Vernon. Childcare is not provided. For more information, contact Megan Brown Douglas, MSW, LICSW at or call (360) 734-4616.

February 5th - June 18th
Every Monday evening

Dinner at 5pm | Class from 5:30 to 7:30pm
Childcare provided upon request.


All groups are held on Tuesday evenings at Brigid Collins Family Support Center at 917 S. 3rd Street in Mount Vernon. For more information about eligibility or registration, contact Cheryl at or call (360) 734-4616.

*Funded in partnership with the Dept. of Early Learning.


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$15 fee for each attendee. An online payment option will open after you register for your seminar.
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If you're having difficulties registering online, you may also call (360) 734-4616.