• Spring 2019 Parenting Classes


    Love and Logic Parenting

    This six-week course provides parents with positive, loving tools for raising happy and well-behaved kids. Course built around the science of developing caring, respectful relationships. Never before in history have parents faced so many challenges! That is why the Love and Logic approach provides a variety of simple and effective strategies for parenting children birth to adulthood. 

    Location: Andrus Elementary, 6100 Park Meadow Dr., Boise, ID  83713

    Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

    Class Date: Thursdays - February 14, 21, 28 and March 7, 14, 21

    Facilitator: Natalie Dalos, School Counselor

    Class Fee: $30 per person/couple (Fee covers the cost of the class workbook)

    Register by contacting Natalie Dalos, Andrus Elementary School by email dalos.natalie@westada.org

    Registration Deadline: February 6, 2019


    How to Talk So Kids Will Listen, and Listen So Kids Will Talk

    This course is based on the bestselling book “How To Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk.” The six-week course will provide parents with the know-how to be effective with communicating with children. Enthusiastically praised by parents and professionals around the world, the down-to-earth, respectful approach makes relationships with children of all ages less stressful and more rewarding. Information and a discussion will also be provided on strategies to nurture a child's developing mind based on the book “The Whole Brain Child.”

    Location: Hillsdale Elementary, 5225 S. Stockenham Way, Meridian, ID  83642

    Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

    Class Dates: Tuesdays - February 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5, 12

    Facilitator: Kerry Elder, School Counselor

    Class Fee: $10 per person/couple

    Register by emailing elder.kerry@westada.org  or by calling (208) 350-4432

    Registration Deadline: January 31, 2019


    Nurturing Fathers

    The Nurturing Fathers Program is an evidence-based parenting course designed to teach parenting and nurturing skills to men. Each class provides proven, effective skills for healthy family relationships and child development.

    Location: Discovery Elementary, 2100 E. Leighfield Dr. Meridian ID 83646

    Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

    Class Dates: Thursdays - February 14, 21, 28, and March 7, 14, 21

    Facilitator: Brandon Markham and Jeremiah Kats, School Counselors

    Class Fee: $15 per person (Fee covers the cost of the class workbook)  

    Register by emailing kats.jeremiah@westada.org  or by calling (208) 855-4092

    Registration Deadline: February 6, 2019



    **For those facing financial difficulties please inquire about the scholarships that are available when registering for the class.