Head Start Parenting Workshops

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What are Head Start Parenting Workshops?

A family-friendly, three-session Parenting Skills Workshop is offered in Appanoose, Davis, Jefferson, Keokuk, Mahaska, Van Buren & Wapello counties.  The Workshops are open to all parents and extended family members within the area.  Local court systems and the local Department of Human Services routinely refer high-risk families to the Workshop as an intervention strategy in preventing potential abuse or neglect.

Workshop Curriculum

There are no fees or income guidelines for participation in the Parenting Skills Workshops.

Positive Discipline & Guidance

  • Parenting Skills Survey
  •  Why Children Misbehave
  • Setting Rules And Boundaries
  • Behavior Consequences
  • Using Logical Consequences
  • Time-Outs
  • Positive Guidance Techniques
  • Coping with Kids

Anger &
Stress Management

  • Anger & Stress Management
  • What Is Stress?
  • Stress Management
  • What is Anger?
  • Ways To Positively Express Anger
  • Children And Anger

Spending Quality Time With Your Child

  • What Is Quality Time?
  • Spending Enough Quality Time With Your Child
  • Barriers To Spending Quality Time
  • Taming The TV
  • Say “Yes” To Family Meals
  • Parent/Child Activities
  • Too Much TV


Parenting Workshops are available in the following counties:

Van Buren

For further information

Contact Sieda Head Start™ at (641) 682-8741 or 1-800-622-8340.