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Being a parent is one of the most challenging jobs you will ever have. In order to provide the support and assistance that you might need Head Start offers various opportunities to parents of Head Start children to explore parenting ideas, parenting styles and discipline techniques. Head Start offers parenting information and materials, and books that can be checked out from your child's center.

A parenting program provided to parents is 1234 Active Parenting. This program offers instruction in Active Parenting techniques to promote positive parenting and help you raise happy and healthy children. Classes are customized for children of different age groups so your parent education instruction will be pertinent for raising your children. The positive parenting program created by Active Parenting Publishers will teach you how to give your children what they need to succeed in life, and it's never too early to start.

If you are interested in joining, the next class will be held in February: Active Parenting Flyer 2010

For additional information visit:  www.Active Parenting

Additional parenting support is offered through Conscious Discipline®. a comprehensive classroom management program and a social-emotional curriculum. It is based on current brain research, child development information, and developmentally appropriate practices. Conscious Discipline® has been specifically designed to make changes in the lives of adults first. The adults, in turn, change the lives of children. Oneida Head Start teachers have been trained in Conscious Discipline®   for use in the classroom and to provide support to parents.  

For additional information visit:  http://www.beckybailey.com/conscious_discipline.cfm