Parent Trainings

Parenting is the toughest job in the world. That's why Family Service & Guidance Center offers a range of programs and presentations designed to make raising children and teens less stressful.    

 Real World Parenting Conversations

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Parents are invited to free monthly converations that provide practical information and real-world help for raising healthier, happier children and teens. You'll even have the chance to ask your questions and get tips and advice from our presenters.

The Real-World Parenting Series is presented to parents and caregivers in the comfort and safety of their own homes viz Zoom videoconference. A link to the presentation will be sent to registered parents no later than 5 p.m. the day of the presentation. Registration for each presentation opens about two weeks prior to the event and is completed through Eventbrite.


Caring for Your Kids in a COVID-19 World
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Thursday, February 18 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT

A Parent's Survival Guide: The Elementary School Years
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Thursday, March 18 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT

A Parent's Survival Guide: The Preschool Years
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Thursday, April 15 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT

Screen Time & Social Media: How Much is too Much?
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Thursday, May 20 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT

Helping Children Cope with Traumatic Events

Thursday, June 17 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT
Goodbye, Summertime! Hello, School Time! Thursday, July 15 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT
A Parent's Survival Guide: The High School Years Thursday, August 19 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT
Suicide: Another Important "Talk" with Your Kids Thursday, September 16 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT
ADHD & Medication: Fact vs. Fiction Thursday, October 21 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT
Discipline Strategies that Actually Work with Kids Thursday, November 18 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT
A Parent's Survival Guide: The Middle School Years Thursday, December 16 6:30-7:30 p.m. CT



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Did you know?

The FSGC Foundation was formed in 2009 to ensure the agency’s long term viability, regardless of funding cuts or other economic uncertainties. Each year, the Foundation awards thousands of dollars in needed funds to improve and enhance various FSGC services and programs.