Parenting Classes

Positive Parenting Group

Positive Parenting Group (PPG)

Positive Parenting Groups are FREE ongoing educational support groups. The groups meet weekly, with the exception of holidays and office closures. These groups are best suited for parents who need more flexibility with scheduling.

Our Positive Parenting Groups are open to ALL parents/caregivers of children 0-17, or expecting parents wanting to learn more about parenting and a positive way of discipline in order to build healthy relationships with their children. Group facilitators will provide information that is useful in helping parents/caregivers work toward improving their parenting skills.
* All Participants are required to complete 12 classes within 4 months to receive a certificate of completion.  
*No credit will be given for duplicate topics.
*Participants may only attend 1 Open Discussion class.
*The Center will require 3 business days to complete all attendance checks & letters.
*Original Certificates must be picked up at our office or mailed.
*Duplicate Certificates or topic books will cost $5.00.
*Classes are FREE (donations are encouraged)
*Children May Not Attend, Childcare is not provided.

The locations listed are meeting sites only.

Promptness is essential, and all classes start ON TIME.

In case of severe weather only please call our office for phone alerts 205-801-5151.  You may also check our Facebook page *Exchange Club Child Abuse Prevention Center*, Twitter page @ExCCAPC or our Google Plus page. As a general rule if Birmingham City, Jefferson or Shelby County Schools are closed due to the weather only, we will also be closed. In cases when Birmingham City, Jefferson or Shelby County Schools are delayed by 2 or more hours ALL 10am classes will be cancelled. For Saturday Class Cancellation due to weather it will be important to check the Center’s Social media sites. Your safety should always come first!

If you have questions about these classes, please call the Exchange Club Child Abuse Prevention Center at (205) 801-5151.

Directions

Group Directions

These locations are meeting sites only, please call the Exchange Club Child Abuse Prevention Center at (205) 801-5151 if you have any questions.

Visit Google Maps via the links below or see detailed directions

.

Smithfield Library
1-8th Ave. W
Birmingham, AL 35204

Martin Luther King Jr. Recreactional Center
529 43rd Street North
Birmingham, AL 35222

Don Hawkins Recreational Center
8920 Roebuck Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35206

Lawson State Community College – Bessemer Campus
Center for Community Development
1094 9th Avenue SW
Bessemer, AL 35022

The Exchange Club Child Abuse Prevention Center
2300 10th Court South
Birmingham, AL 35205

PPG Workshops

PPG Workshops

PPG Workshops are opportunities for Parents & caregivers to complete 3 of their required  Positive Parenting Group (PPG) classes in one day for a low cost of $25. The topics covered in PPG Workshops will only be covered in the workshops and not regular group meetings.
• Classes are open to the public & to parents with kids 0-17 years old.
• Seating limited to 20 participants.
• No partial credit will be given; you must stay for the entire workshop.
• All fees are non-refundable and must be paid prior to the workshop. No money will be accepted the day of the workshop.

UPCOMING 2018 WORKSHOP DATES

JUNE 16, 2018 – INTERNET SAFETY

JULY 14, 2018 – CO-PARENTING 101 AND 102

 

WHERE:
Exchange Club CAP Center
2300 10th Court South, Birmingham, Al 35205

TIME:  12 noon – 3 pm (doors open at 11:45am)

2018 PPG Workshop Flyer

Online Fee Payment! Simply select the workshop you would like to register for, enter your email address, and select “Pay Now” to checkout.

Please print out your Paypal receipt and bring it with you to the workshop.

**ALL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE & CAN NOT BE TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER WORKSHOP**

07/14/2018 - PPG Workshop - Co-Parenting 101 &102 - $25
Attendee's Name & Email Address:

PPG TOPIC AND CLASS SCHEDULE:

                                                                                          January – June 2018 PPG Calendar

                                                                                          July – December 2018 PPG Calendar

                 Click link above to download our calendar

PPG GROUP LOCATIONS:

MONDAY CLASS:  Smithfield Library (11 am – 12 noon)

1-8 Avenue West
Birmingham, AL 35204
This class targets issues important to parents with children ages 0-12 only.

TUESDAY CLASS:  Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center (12 noon – 1pm)

529 43rd Street N
Birmingham, AL 35222
This class targets issues important to PARENTS WITH CHILDREN AGES 0-17.

THURSDAY CLASS: (2 CLASS LOCATIONS)

Lawson State Community College – Bessemer Campus (10am – 11am)
Center for Community Development
1094 9th Avenue SW, Bessemer, AL 35022
This class targets issues important to parents with children ages 0-12 only.

Don Hawkins Recreational Center  (1pm – 2pm)
8920 Roebuck Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35206
This class targets issues important to parents with children ages 0-12 only.

FRIDAY CLASSSUMMER BREAK:  FRIDAY CLASS SUSPENDED – HELD ON THURSDAYS; SAME LOCATION SAME TIME

SATURDAY CLASS:  Exchange Club CAP Center (10am – 11am)
2300 10th Court South
Birmingham, AL 35205
This class targets issues important to parents with children ages 0-12 only.
***This group is limited to 20 participants (first come, first serve). ***