Parent-Child Connection (PCC)

Parent-Child Connection is a parenting class employing video-based instruction, facilitated group discussion, and peer support. Parent-Child Connection offers parents, or anyone in a parenting role, a chance to learn practical parenting techniques, enhance their communication with their children, and replace negative parenting habits with positive, productive parenting skills. PCC is available at no charge to anyone who would like to attend. Classes are held in Putnam County at the Stephens Center office there, in Overton County at The Stephens Center main office, and in Cumberland County at the Stephens Center office. Parenting Class Schedules and location information are available under Parenting Class Schedules on our Home Page.

CUMBERLAND COUNTY FALL 2021, SERIES I

Thursdays, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

“Nurturing Parenting Skills for Families”

August 5..…………………………..“Orientation, Assessing Nurturing Skills”

August 12………………………………………………“Nurturing as a Lifestyle”

August 19………..“Children’s Brain Development/Appropriate Expectations”

August 26………………………………………………………………………“Empathy”

September 2.……………………………………“Self-Worth & Personal Power”

September 9……………………………………..…..“Understanding Discipline”

September 16…………………………………….“Rewards and Punishments”

September 23………………………………….“Praising Children & Their Behavior”

September 30..…..…………………….……….…………..…Make-Up Session

Sessions are held at The Exchange Club/Stephens Center-Healthier Beginnings office in the Crossville Commons Complex located at 129 Birchwood Lane just off of West Avenue in Crossville.  Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series.  There is no charge for the classes. For more information, call (931) 484-8923 or 1-800-635-5199. Everyone welcome!

PUTNAM COUNTY FALL 2021, SERIES I

(Classes held via Zoom and in-person)

Tuesdays 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

“Nurturing Parenting Skills for Families”

August 3……………………………………“Orientation, Assessing Nurturing Skills”

August 10…..…………………….……………“Children’s Brain Development”

August 17…………………………………………………….……“Family Rules”

August 24…………………………………………………………………“Personal Power”

August 31……………………………………………………………………….“Self-Worth”

September 7………………..…………………………“Family Morals & Values”

September 14………..….“Using Rewards & Punishment to Guide Behavior”

September 21……..……………………………………………….…..“Empathy”

September 28….………….…………………………………”Make-Up Session”

Sessions are to be held at Exchange Club/Stephens Center office located at 1680 S. Jefferson Ave, Ste C, Cookeville.  For more information, call 931-823-6432.  There is no charge for PCC sessions.  Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series.  Everyone welcome!

OVERTON COUNTY FALL 2021, SERIES I

Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

“Nurturing Parenting Skills for Families”

August 4…………………………….” Orientation, Assessing Nurturing Skills”

August 11……………….…………………………………….…”Morals & Values”

August 18……….…………………………………………………………..”Praise”

August 25..…………………………..….”Discipline; Rewards, & Punishment”

September 1……………………………………………………”Personal Power”

September 8…………………..……………….……..”Choices & Consequences”

September 15….…….…………….….” Owning & Communicating Feelings “

September 22…..…..………………………………………..”Ignoring Behavior”

September 29………….……….……………………………”Make-Up Session”

Sessions are held at The Stephens Center, located at 616 N. Church Street, Livingston.  For more information, call 823-6432.  There is no charge for PCC sessions.  Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series.  Everyone is welcome!  For more information, call 823-6432.