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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. Spanish speaking families are welcome!

May 16 - Positive Parenting: The Teen Years
Learn techniques to manage day-to-day stress that help you stay calm to consistently apply positive parenting strategies. Appropriate for all ages. $15.

June 20 - Myth Busters: The Truth about Teen Behavior

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.

Preschool Basic
(for parents with children
ages 2-8 years)

February 12 - June 11
Every Tuesday evening

(for parents with children
ages 9 months-3 years)

January 28 - April 29
Every Monday evening

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


All groups are held at Brigid Collins Family Support Center at 917 S. 3rd Street in Mount Vernon. For more information about eligibility or registration, contact Kari at or call (360) 428-6622 ext. 214.

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

Register below to attend the Incredible Years group!

Register below to attend a Parenting Seminar!

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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.