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CAPS offering seminars, workshops to address parenting concerns

CAPS Parenting Education and Triple P are offering workshops and seminars in July to help families address parenting concerns and other questions related to parenting.

Triple P is an internationally known parenting education program with the goal of positively raising children. Workshops and seminars are available to those interested.

The seminars are one-time sessions of two hours about specific parenting topics.

"The Power of Positive Parenting," will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on July 13th at CAPS located at 1000 west Hively Avenue in Elkhart. Organizers say this seminar will focus on positive parenting, assertive discipline and taking care of you as a parent. 

"Raising Confident, Competent Children," will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on July 21st at the same CAPS location. Organizers say this seminar will focus on teaching children how to be respectful of themselves and others while learning to be independent.

You must register ahead of time for Triple P seminars and there is a suggested donation of $10.00 per seminar.

CAPS Parenting Education workshops focus on topics related to parenting, spousal relations and other family issues.

"Can a Flower Reveal Your Parenting Style?" will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on July 14th at First Presbyterian Church located at 200 east Beardsley Avenue in Elkhart. This two-hour event will focus on identifying your parenting style and potential stress "hot spots."

"Heart of a Partner," will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on July 26th at First Presbyterian. Organizers say this workshop addresses what to look for and what to avoid in a partner, as well as making the right life choices for you and your loved ones.

The fee is $20 per person per class and you must register in advance for these Parenting Education workshops. Organizers say child care may be available for some seminars and workshops so attendees should ask ahead.

To register for any of the above events, contact CAPS at 574-295-2277 and ask for Parenting.

Learn more about CAPS programs by clicking here.

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