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Tuesday evenings, September 3 – October 22, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Finger Lakes Community College Child Care Center

3325 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua, NY 14424.

Canandaigua, NY - It takes a lot of skills to be a good parent, but there are some skills that will really make a difference in how well an adult raises their children.  If you are a parent or know of a parent who is struggling to understand what works and what doesn’t with child-rearing, there is a good opportunity coming up in September 2019.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is hosting a new Parenting Skills Workshop Series, starting in late summer 2019.  The instructors will teach participants five skills that can help parents deal more effectively with difficult parent-child situations.  The skills are: Encouragement, Can-Do, Choices, Self-Control, and Respecting Feelings.  Participants will be able to practice their skills during the classes and reinforce the new techniques at home.

The Parenting Skills Workshop Series is designed specifically for parents with young children up to age 12.  The program will be held at the Finger Lakes Community College Child Care Center, 3325 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua,

NY 14424.

This eight-session series is scheduled for Tuesday evenings from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. beginning on September 3 continuing on September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15 and concluding on October 22 with a reunion.  This program is free and offered foremost to Ontario County parents working with the Ontario County Department of Social Services, Child Protective, or Probation Departments and PINS petitions.  Other Ontario County resident registrations will be accepted if space permits.

For complete registration information call 585-394-3977 x 401 or 429 or ask a social work representative or probation officer for a registration form.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required by August 26, 2019.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is a non-profit educational organization with a mission to extend new knowledge and research-based information from Cornell University to county residents.  County residents with concerns or questions related to agriculture, horticulture, water quality, youth development, parenting or family financial management can call 585-394-3977 any time or visit our website at


Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities.”


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