Parenting

ACE’s Parenting classes are grounded in the evidence-based Nurturing Parenting Program. Our goal is to equip participants with the tools to promote their children’s physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development and well-being.

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About ACE Parenting

ACE’s Parenting program offers low-cost parenting classes to the local community. Our bilingual (English/Spanish) parenting educators are here to assist you in gaining tools and techniques to improve your parenting approach. Our goal is to help families improve their parent-child relationship(s) and to give caregivers the skills they need to nurture their children’s development with empathy, reinforcement, and positive discipline.

Safe & Strong

Alliance for Community Empowerment’s Nurturing Program for Young Parents and Their Families trains parents up to age 35 in the skills to support their children’s physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.

  • Ages and Stages of Development
  • Meeting Our Needs and Our Children’s Needs
  • Improving Children’s Self-Worth
  • Developing Family Morals and Family Rules
  • Managing Anger, Alternatives to Spanking

Who: Parents and Caregivers under Age 35
When: Thursdays from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dates: September 23 – November 4
Where: 6925 Canoga Ave. Canoga Park, CA 91303

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Safe & Strong (Spanish ZOOM)

El programa de crianza de Alliance for Community Empowerment para padres jóvenes y sus familias capacita a los padres hasta los 35 años en las habilidades para apoyar las necesidades físicas, sociales, emocionales e intelectuales de sus hijos.

  • Edades y etapas de desarrollo
  • Satisfacer nuestras necesidades y las necesidades de nuestros hijos
  • Mejorar la autoestima de los niños
  • Desarrollar la moral familiar y las reglas familiares
  • Manejo de la ira, alternativas a las nalgadas

Who: Padres y proveedores menores de 35
When: Lunes y Martes de 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Dates: Octubre 16- Noviembre 16
Where: ZOOM

English: 12-1 pm on M-F

10/18-10/29

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Safe & Strong (English ZOOM)

Alliance for Community Empowerment’s Nurturing Program for Young Parents and Their Families trains parents up to age 35 in the skills to support their children’s physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.

  • Ages and Stages of Development
  • Meeting Our Needs and Our Children’s Needs
  • Improving Children’s Self-Worth
  • Developing Family Morals and Family Rules
  • Managing Anger, Alternatives to Spanking

Who: Parents and Caregivers under Age 35
When: Monday-Friday from 12:00-1:00 pm
Dates: October 18 – October 29
Where: ZOOM

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Transformative Parenting

ACE’s Transformative Parenting classes teach families in substance use treatment and recovery how to cultivate healthy family structures and coping skills through authenticity and empathy.

  • Families and Substance Use
  • Knowing Our Values
  • Managing Stress
  • Setting Boundaries

WHO: Families in Substance Use Treatment and Recovery
When: TBA
Dates: TBA
Where: TBA

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Fatherhood

ACE’s Nurturing Father’s Group guides fathers and other male caregivers in the skills they need to promote strong family relationships and healthy child development.

  • The Power To Meet My Own Needs
  • Fathering Without Violence or Fear
  • Fathering “The Little Boy Within”
  • Fathering Sons / Fathering Daughters

Who: Fathers and Other Male Caregivers
When: TBA
Dates: TBA
Where: TBA

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Why ACE Parenting?

Our Parenting Educators have been trained to facilitate Nurturing Parenting Programs. Our classes are built upon the Five Pillars of Nurturing Parenting:

  • Appropriate Expectations
  • Empathy
  • Non-Violent Discipline
  • Appropriate Family Roles
  • Power and Independence

Disclaimer: Facilitators are not clinical therapists or psychologists, we are strictly educators with the goal of implementing the curriculum of Nurturing Parenting Programs.

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