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 II

Thursdays, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

“Nurturing Parenting Skills for Families”

October 7..…………………………..“Orientation, Assessing Nurturing Skills”

October 14………………………..…“Nurturing as a Lifestyle”

October 21……………………………..“Children’s Brain Development”

October 28..…………………………“Empathy”

November 4.……………………..…“Self-Worth”

(No Class on Nov 11 in observance of Veterans Day)

November 18………………………..“Developing Family Rules”

(No Class on November 25- Happy Thanksgiving!)

December 2………………………….“Rewards and Punishments”

December 9………………………….“Praising Children & Their Behavior”

December 16….……….…………..…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 II

Tuesdays 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

“Nurturing Parenting Skills for Families”

October 5……………………………………“Orientation, Assessing Nurturing Skills”

(No class due to fall break in Putnam County)

October 19…………………….……………“Personal Power”

October 26…………………………….……“Self-Worth”

November 2…………………………..……“Using Reward and Punishment to Guide Behavior”

November 9………………………………..“Empathy”

November 16………………..…….………“Why Do Parents Spank”

November 23………..………………………“Praising Children”

November 30……..………………………..“Recognizing Stress”

December 7….………….……………….…Make-Up Session

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

OVERTON COUNTY FALL 2021, SERIES II

Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

“Nurturing Parenting Skills for Families”

October 20…………………………….”Orientation, Assessing Nurturing Skills”

October 27……………….……………”Why Parents Spank”

November 3……….………………….”Doing This for Your Own Good”

November 10..…………………….….”This Hurts Me More Than You”

November 17…………………………”My Way or the Highway”

November 24…………………..……..”Self-Esteem”

December 1….…….……………….….”Coping with Stress “

December 8…..…..……………….…..”Supporting Your Partner”

December 15………….……….………Make-Up Session

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