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FAN to lead course on Common Sense Parenting®

The Family Advocacy Network (FAN), a program of Mental Health America of the Triangle, will offer a six-class course, Common Sense Parenting® Makes Parenting a Little Easier, through the month of December.

 
PRLog - Nov. 27, 2012 - HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. -- HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. – Almost all parents can use practical tips on how to raise a child. Parents of children with mental health issues need additional support. That’s why the Family Advocacy Network (FAN), a program of Mental Health America of the Triangle, will offer a six-class course, Common Sense Parenting® Makes Parenting a Little Easier, through the month of December. The event is free but pre-registration is required. To register, contact Linda Boldin by email at linda@mhatriangle.org or by phone at 919-942-8083, ext. 2.

This series of classes is designed to help the parents of children with mental health conditions, learning disabilities, high-functioning autism (Asperger’s Syndrome), substance abuse or who are court involved. Parents will learn techniques to address issues of communication, discipline, decision-making, relationships, self-control and school success.

The first class in the sequence will be held on Monday, December 3. Subsequent classes will be held on December 5, 10, 12, 17, and 19. All classes will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Department of Social Services Adult Probation Conference Room at 110 E. King Street in Hillsborough. Participants must attend all six classes to receive a certificate of completion.

Funding for the course is provided in part by Orange, Person, Chatham Area Program System of Care, the NC Juvenile Crime Prevention Council, Orange County and the Town of Chapel Hill.

About Mental Health America of the Triangle

Mental Health America of the Triangle (MHAT) provides free services, education and support, and collaborates with other community organizations throughout the region to help those with mental health and substance abuse conditions. Established in 1966 as The Mental Health Association in Orange County, the organization affiliated with Mental Health America in 2010. MHAT is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization located at 3729 Murphy School Road in Durham, N.C., and is supported by private and corporate donations and grants. For additional information, please call 919.942.8083, email info@mhatriangle.org, or visit www.mhatriangle.org.

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For additional information:

Linda Boldin, Staff Family Advocate

Mental Health America of the Triangle

3729 Murphy School Rd.

Durham, NC 27705

linda@mhatriangle.org
919-942-808

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