State University's Center for Family Resilience and the Oklahoma
Cooperative Extension Service offer parenting courses for Latino
parents with children 5-12 years old beginning Wednesday.
Padres Activos de Hoy (Active Parenting Now), cover topics such as
styles of parenting, building courage and self-esteem, responsibility
and discipline, winning cooperation from children, and saying no to
the option of selecting a six-week program running on Wednesdays from
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. or a three-week program running Wednesdays
from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the OSU-Tulsa campus.
acclaimed parenting program is taught totally in Spanish using
materials culturally adapted for Latino families," said Dr. Ron
Cox, director of the Center for Family Resilience. "The course
teaches parents techniques to raise a child using encouragement and
how to build a strong parent-child relationship."
is free. Participants can buy the parent workbook for $15 or rent it
for $5. Seating is limited, so early registration is encouraged.