Parents Helping Parents

"A Program Offering Parent Peer Support"

The following program focuses on teaching skills on child development, health and safety, community coordination, problem-solving, decision making, personal growth and family management.  The parenting support is provided through peer parents.  Below are the different group courses and their lesson agenda. 

*For more information on signing up for this series, contact the OB Director at 830-278-6251 Ext. 1307.*

PARENTS OF CHILDREN 3 & UP  (3-12 yrs. old)

Child Development
Lesson 1: Physical & Intellectual
Lesson 2: Emotional & Social
Lesson 3: Activities & Toys 
Lesson 4: School Readiness

Child Guidance
Lesson 5: Positive Discipline
Lesson 6: Siblings
Lesson 7: Communications

Raising a Moral Child
Lesson 8: How Children Learn Values
Lesson 9: The Six Pillars of Character
Health & Safety
Lesson 10: Nutrition for parent & child
Lesson 11: Immunizations
Lesson 12: Emergencies & Home Safety
Lesson 13: Home First Aid

Parent Development
Lesson 14: Self-Esteem
Lesson 15: Setting Goals
Lesson 16: Community Resources

Family Management
Lesson 17: Budgets
Lesson 18: Children & Money
Lesson 19: Time Management
Lesson 20: Selecting Childcare

PARENTS RAISING TEENS(13-19 yrs. old)

What Every Parent Needs to Know
Lesson 1: The Goal of Adolescence
Lesson 2: Adolescent Physical Devt.
Lesson 3: Adolescent Emotional Devt.

Child Guidance
Lesson 4: Communication: Effective Listening
Lesson 5: Positive Discipline
Lesson 6: Self-Esteem
Lesson 7: Healthy Relationships

Health & Safety
Lesson 8: Drug & Alcohol Abuse
Lesson 9: Eating Disorders
Lesson 10: Depression
Raising a Moral Child
Lesson 11: Values
Lesson 12: Character
Lesson 13: Sexual Development

Managing Family Crisis
Lesson 14: Teen Pregnancy
Lesson 15: Gang Involvement
Lesson 16: Death
Lesson 17: Budgets

Family Management
Lesson 18: Divorce
Lesson 19: School & Work
Lesson 20: Conflict Resolution
TEEN MOMS
Infant Care
Lesson 1: Feeding
Lesson 2: Diapering
Lesson 3: Bathing
Lesson 4: Shaken Baby Syndrome

Child Development
Lesson 5: Physical & Intellectual
Lesson 6: Emotional & Social Development
Lesson 7: Activities & Toys to Help Baby Learn

Health & Safety
Lesson 8: Nutrition for Parent & Child
Lesson 9: Immunization
Lesson 10: Emergencies & Home Safety
Lesson 11: Home First Aid
Child Guidance
Lesson 12: Discipline
Lesson 13: Communications

Parent Development
Lesson 14: Self-Esteem
Lesson 15: Goal Setting
Lesson 16: Community Resources

Family Management
Lesson 17: Budgets
Lesson 18: Plan for Emergency Expenses
Lesson 19: Time & Stress Management
Lesson 20: Selecting Childcare