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Aug. 21, 2013-United Way Success By 6® and Parent as Teachers have again teamed up to offer Adventures in Parenting for area parents, grandparents, foster parents, and caregivers. This free series of trainings takes place during the fall 2013 school semester and focuses on practical tips to help parents of young children increase their parenting confidence and enjoyment. Participants are encouraged to attend any or all of the sessions. 

All sessions will be held at the Keatley Center, 1202 S. 28th Street, St. Joseph, MO.

Click here to see flier that lists all Fall 2013 Adventures in Parenting trainings.

Note that the first session, Managing the Meltdown, will be held on Mon., Sept. 30 from 7 to 8 p.m.  Chelsea Howlett, who works with Noyes Home, will help participants learn how to help their children during a meltdown in addition to techniques to help prevent meltdowns from occurring. Doors will open at 6:45 p.m. Childcare will not be available.

For more information about Adventures in Parenting, contact Bobbie via email or (816) 364-2381.

United Way Success by 6 is a community-based movement of public and private partners including business, government, labor, education, child care, and parents working together to prepare children to be successful learners when they begin kindergarten.

United Way is a non-profit agency that aims to improve lives through the caring power of community by focusing on education, health, and financial stability. United Way invites the community to LIVE UNITED by giving, advocating, and volunteering. United Way of Greater St. Joseph operates seven Initiatives/ Programs and supports 19 local Partner Agencies. To learn more, click here. To stay up-to-date with news for you, like United Way of Greater St. Joseph on Facebook or follow UnitedWayStJoe on Twitter.

Parents as Teachers, a program of the St. Joseph School District, is for families who have children between birth and 5 years of age (prior to starting Kindergarten).  Parents as Teachers offers personal visits, group meetings, screenings, and a referral network.