Classes are free. To register call the Parenting Project at (702) 455-5295.
The Parenting Project offers a series of free programs to help parents be more effective in raising their children. The following programs are offered at various locations throughout Clark County:
BabyCare (for expecting or new parents with children ages birth to 6 months)
- Nurturing Parents and Families
- ABCs of Parenting
- ParenTeen Solutions
- Blended Families
The BabyCare program is packed with need-to-know information for expecting or new parents. This fun and interactive program helps parents or caregivers learn and practice baby care skills including how to nurture, feed, bathe, diaper, dress, care for and play with infants. In this five-week program, parents learn about infant safety, nutrition, health, early development, behavior guidance and choosing child care.
Nurturing Parents and Families (for parents of children ages 6 months to 5 years-old)
The Nurturing Parents and Families program promotes positive, healthy and nurturing interactions between parents and their infants, toddlers and preschool children. Developmental stages of children from infancy through preschool are presented. Parents will learn stress management techniques, how to establish routines and handle anger. Problem-solving techniques and appropriate behavior management methods are presented and practiced during this six-week program. Available in Spanish.
ABCs of Parenting (for parents of children ages 5 to 10 years-old)
The ABCs of Parenting is a fun and interactive program that helps parents of school-age children gain an understanding of their childrens development and behavior. Parents learn how to communicate effectively with their children, encourage better behavior, use positive discipline techniques and teach responsibility. This five-week program shows parents how to help children succeed in school and solve problems. Parents will also learn how to manage stress and anger and talk to their children about drugs, alcohol and other issues. Available in Spanish.
ParenTeen Solutions (for parents and youth 11 to 17 years-old)
ParenTeen Solutions is designed to maximize family strengths and reduce behavioral problems in youth. Youth 11 to 17 years-old attend this six-week program with their parents to promote communication and trust. Parents learn the importance of clear rules and consistent supervision and how to practice a positive approach to discipline that teaches self-responsibility. Parents and youth participate in problem-solving, conflict resolution and asset-building activities designed to promote a nurturing and supportive family environment. Available in Spanish.
Blended Families (for parents and step parents with children of all ages)
Blended families face unique challenges. This program will assist parents and stepparents in understanding the challenges and opportunities presented when forming a blended family and will offer practical techniques to help build a healthy and nurturing stepfamily. Topics include: stepfamily myths, tackling the challenges of combining families, having realistic expectations, developing positive communication skills, establishing a behavior management plan, managing family conflict and supporting the positive growth and development of their children (whether they are his, hers or theirs). This is a four-week program.
Cambridge Community Center
3900 Cambridge St. #203
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 455-5295 Fax: (702) 455-8699