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Life Skills/Parenting Workshops and Classes

Capital District "Essential Parenting" Groups
Phone: 518-383-0600

“Learn advanced parenting skills and how to create a peaceful home”
Randy Cale, Ph.D. in partnership with Kate Kaufman Burns, MSW, and Laurie Coreno Reynolds, MA

Ongoing 8 week parenting groups
New groups start on the first Tuesday of each month. Fee: $45, including one individual session, complimentary copies of “Essential Parenting” tape program or call 518-383-0600 to register 6 Chelsea Place, Clifton Park (second floor)

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Domestic Abuse Prevention Workshop
The Family Counseling Center
11-21 Broadway, Gloversville

16 week educational workshop designed to help MEN overcome violent behavior and learn communication skills. Court mandated only.

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"Kids First" Parenting Classes (Boy’s Town Parenting Skills Workshops)
518-725-4310  (ext.155)

The Family Counseling Center
11-21 Broadway, Gloversville Call for workshop times and location

A 12 week program offered by the Fulton County Domestic Violence Program. The goals of the Parenting Classes are to build confidence, improve parenting skills, encourage child development, and to enhance the well-being of the family as a whole.

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NAMI Family to Family Education Program
Phone: 518-843-3261

A free, 12 week course for persons with loved ones who suffer with severe brain disorders. Taught by NAMI-trained, volunteer family members, the curriculum focuses on schizophrenia, bipolar, clinical depression, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The course discusses the clinical treatment of these illnesses and teaches the skills that family members need to cope more effectively. Instruction and course materials are free. Over 80,000 persons have completed this program nationally. For schedules or registration, call 518-843-3261 or visit NAMI-MFH at 2414 Riverfront Center, Amsterdam, NY 12010

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Nutrition and Budgeting Education Program
518-673-5525  (fax) 518-673-5594
Cornell Cooperative Extension
50 East Main Street, Canajoharie

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Parenting Classes
HealthLink-Vitality Plus
213 Harrison Street Ext., Johnstown

Offered in the Spring and Fall. Call for details. There are 5 different topics and you may attend one or more. Fee: from $0 - $20, depending on class topic.

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Parents Count Program
Catholic Charities of Fulton & Montgomery Counties
1 Kimball Street, Amsterdam

Designed to assist the NON-CUSTODIAL PARENT achieve success in their parent-child relationship

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Women’s Empowerment Group
Catholic Charities,
1 Kimball Street, Amsterdam
Wednesday 1:30pm-3pm

Covering multiple topics including: power and control issues, co-dependency, anger management, self-esteem, and building healthy relationships.

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Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties
Janine Dykeman, Executive Director
307-309 Meadow Street
Johnstown, NY 12095
Phone: (518) 762-5332
Fax: (518) 762-6823

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