Council Events


Franklin County Children’s Task Force

1-2-3 Magic & More—For caregivers of children ages 2-12 — Single session

Saturday, 7/29 from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

1-2-3 Magic offers parenting solutions that are easy to learn and that WORK! This course covers STOP Behaviors- things you want your child to stop doing, such as whining, throwing tantrums, or shouting; and START Behaviors– the things you want your child to do, such as cleaning their room, going to bed, or doing homework.

 Active Parenting: First Five Years– A workshop for parents with children ages birth to five — 4 Sessions

Thursdays, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, & 6/29 from 5:30 PM -7:30 PM

No one is born knowing how to parent. It’s something we learn growing up, and sometimes we need a little support to become the parents we wish to be. This class addresses basic skills for new parents, caregivers, and early childhood staff.

 Active Parenting for Stepfamilies—A course to assist & support blending families — 6 Sessions

Mondays, 7/10, 7/24, 7/31, 8/7, 8/14, & 8/21 from 5:30 PM -7:00 PM

This video-based program aims to help couples work together to raise children in an often challenging stepfamily environment. You will learn how to use powerful communication and negotiation skills to strengthen marriage and family. Active for Stepfamilies is also useful for foster parents, adoptive parents, single parents and others affected by loss and change.