These parenting classes are not intended for court-ordered clients.
For our court-mandated class, click here.

Classes marked with an asterisk (*) can be taken to receive an incentive. To receive both incentives, one parent can take two classes or both parents can take a class together. Incentives are designed for one baby per family. NOTE: No children are allowed in class with the exception of newborns. Please arrange adequate child care.
Incentives:
  • The “Baby Shower In a Box” with an average of $375 worth of newborn baby supplies.
  • Monthly supplemental supplies (diapers, wipes, formula etc.) through the babies first year of life.

Done With Drama*

This 6-week class covers components of a healthy and intimate couple relationship; however, the application can be applied to a variety of relationships. Class explores:

  • How to effectively handle conflict
  • Foundations of a healthy relationship
  • The 5 Love Languages (by Gary Chapman)
  • Components of healthy communication
  • Developing emotional intimacy with your partner

Upcoming available classes

Classes are 6 weeks and start on these dates:

  • Monday, January 10, 2022  5:30-7:00 PM Class Full
  • Tuesday, January 11, 2022 2:00-3:30 PM Class Full
  • Monday, February 28, 2022  5:30-7:00 PM
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2022  2:00-3:30 PM
  • Monday, April 18, 2022  5:30-7:00 PM
  • Tuesday, April 19, 2022  2:00-3:30 PM
  • Monday, June 13, 2022  (no class week of July 4) 5:30-7:00 PM
  • Tuesday, June 14, 2022 (no class week of July 4)  2:00-3:30 PM
  • Monday, August 15, 2022 (no class week of Sept 5) 5:30-7:00 PM
  • Tuesday, August 16, 2022 (no class week of Sept 5) 2:00-3:30 PM
  • Monday, Oct 10, 2022  5:30-7:00 PM
  • Tuesday, Oct 11, 2022  2:00-3:30 PM

Parenting Pays*

This 6-week class is based on research finding showing that children who acknowledge, label and work with their emotions:

  • Perform better in school
  • Demonstrate increased communication skills; and
  • Maintain higher-quality peer and family relationships

Participants will identify their parenting style, and learn key principles for emotion coaching children.

Available upcoming classes

Classes are 6 weeks and start on these dates:

  • Monday, January 10, 2022  2:00-3:30 PM Class Full
  • Tuesday, January 11, 2022  5:30-7:00 PM Class Full
  • Monday, February 28, 2022  2:00-5:30 PM
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2022  5:30-7:00 PM
  • Monday, April 18, 2022  2:00-3:30 PM
  • Tuesday, April 19, 2022 5:30-7:00 PM
  • Monday, June 13, 2022 (no class week of July 4)  2:00-3:30 PM
  • Tuesday, June 14, 2022 (no class week of July 4)  5:30-7:00 PM
  • Monday, August 15, 2022 (no class week of Sept 5) 2:00-3:30 PM
  • Tuesday, August 16, 2022 (no class week of Sept 5) 5:30-7:00 PM
  • Monday, Oct 10, 2022  2:00-3:30 PM
  • Tuesday, Oct 11, 2022  5:30-7:00 PM

Love Connections Attachment Training

BYOB (BRING YOUR OWN BABY), SIGN-UP FOR A DATE AFTER THE BABY IS BORN (& within their first year)
Love Connections is a set of 4 unique one-on-one sessions with our Marriage and Family Therapist involving hands-on training and practice with parents (or caregivers) and their babies. Each session will help baby form a secure attachment with parents. The theme of each session includes:

  • Neurological benefits
  • Attachment theory
  • Baby Massage
  • Literacy Research

Participants will receive incentive materials to be used during the session and later with attachment activities at home. This group offers research, ideas, and practical guidance to new parents who desire to have their babies form a secure, healthy attachment with them.

  • Ongoing sessions available. Please contact Raquel at 316-945-9400 to enroll.

Childbirth Education

Childbirth Education classes are a one-day class designed for first-time mothers, but anyone is welcome to attend. Class runs from 10am-4pm with a break for lunch. This is the place to get answers to common questions and information about your concerns regarding labor and delivery. We discuss:

  • Labor Anatomy and Terminology
  • The Process of Labor and Delivery
  • Pain Management During Labor – Relaxation, Breathing, Positioning, Medications
  • Cesarean Birth and Other Labor Interventions
  • Information about Your Newborn
  • Personal Care after Delivery of Your Baby
  • The Role of the Support Person in Labor and Delivery

Classes are taught by a Registered Nurse and are available eight times per year. Bring a pillow or two for labor practice. You are encouraged to bring one support person with you to class. You will need to sign them up on a separate registration.

Next available dates:

  • Jan 20, 2022 10 am – 4 pm (Due Dates Feb 16 –March 31) Class Full
  • Mar 17, 2022 10 am – 4 pm (Due Dates Apr 1 – May 31)
  • May 5, 2022 10 am – 4 pm (Due Dates Jun 1 – Jul 25)
  • June 30, 2022 10 am – 4 pm (Due Dates Jul 26 – Sept 30)
  • Aug 18, 2022 10 am – 4 pm (Due Dates Oct 1 – Nov 15)
  • Oct 13, 2022 10 am – 4 pm (Due Dates Nov 16 – Dec 31)
  • Dec 8, 2022 10 am – 4 pm (Due Dates  Jan 1, 2023 – Feb 15, 2023)

Para obtener información de clases en Español, oprima aquí.