Parenting Courses

Parenting Programs Family Education Centre Parent Information & Support
4 Sir Lou Drive, Suite 102, Brampton, ON, L6Y 4J7
Tel: 905-452-0332 • Fax: 905-452-0717 • Email: • Website:

Parenting Courses
The Family Education Centre is a non-profit, charitable organization striving to enrich the quality of life of families through community-based, parent-to-parent education, support and training. The following parenting courses are being offered at:

Central Public School, Recreation and Arts Centre
24 Alexander St., Brampton, ON L6E 1M7

Brampton Neighbourhood Resource Centre
50 Kennedy Rd,. S, Unit 24, Brampton,ON L6W 3R7

The cost is $189.00 per person, unless otherwise specified. A text, approximately $25 (cost is not included in the registration fee) is a necessary component of most parenting courses and may be purchased the first night of instruction. For information and to pre-register, please call the Family Education Centre at 905-452-0332, Ext. 226. For more information, please go to our web site at

Payment by VISA is now available. Subsidy is available; please inquire.

Parenting Young Children
(For parents of children ages 1 through 5) 7pm - 9pm for 8 weeks

Explore how a child's personality, social skills, belief systems and lifestyle develop. Learn the purpose of misbehaviour and how to deal with it. Learn ways to handle crying, temper tantrums, jealousy and public misbehaviour. Based on the Early Childhood STEP Program

Tuesday April 13 - June 1, 2010 - Central Public School

Raising Responsible Children
(For parents of children ages 3-12) 7pm - 9pm for 8 weeks

A practical approach to help parents: improve listening skills; help children deal with their feelings, engage co-operation. Learn alternatives to punishment, how to encourage responsibility and communicate with your kids. (Based on the popular book “How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk”)

Wednesday April 21 - June 9, 2010 - Brampton Neighbourhood Resource Centre