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Free Parenting Workshops

PowerParenting is now online!

Tuesday, June 8th, 6-7:30 pm
Sex, how to have a sex positive home while keeping your child safe.

We all want our kids to grow up with healthy attitudes towards their bodies and sexuality but also want to keep them safe from abusers. Come learn and talk about how to foster safe boundaries, consent, good communication about sex and know the signs when something is going awry.

Pre-registration required. Email lindas@fscss.org for the link to join the class.

Tuesday, July 13th, 6-7:30 pm
Discipline: How to Stay In Control Without Being Controlling.

Who is in charge? Or should we ask who is in charge of what? When children learn how to be their own authority they also learn how to respect the authority of others. Infants, toddlers, school children and teens all need personal authority and a parents who can carry authority for them.

Pre-registration required. Email lindas@fscss.org for the link to join the class.

Tuesday, August 10th, 6-7:30 pm
Parenting Trauma and Resilience.

What is trauma? Can we trauma proof our kids? How does trauma from the past affect our family now? Learn about parenting through the big and little traumas and how to foster resilience to help keep your family safe and sane. 

Pre-registration required. Email lindas@fscss.org for the link to join the class.

Every 2nd Tuesday of the month

PowerParenting is a free parenting class on the second Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30 pm, currently on zoom. Email lindas@fscss.org for the link to join the class.

College credit is available for all parent education programs: PlayWise, PowerParenting and Parenting with Candyce Bollinger. Earn 1 credit for every 11 hours of attendance. $36 per credit. Call (360) 956-0818 ext. 162 for more information.In partnership with South Puget Sound Community College:

Our Teachers

Linda Sisson powerparenting
Linda Sisson
Linda Sisson has been fostering children and parents for 30 years, both professionally and personally. She has worked as a parent educator, family counselor, breastfeeding consultant, birth attendant and disability coordinator, working with parents from all walks of life. She is passionate about improving the lives of families, one parent at a time. She is currently the Family Resource Coordinator at the Family Support Center.

Karen Kirsch
Karen Kirsch PowerParenting
Karen Kirsch works with children and families in creative dance and movement play. Karen has a master's degree in Somatic Psychology, is a registered somatic movement therapist, CMA certified movement analyst and CC certified counselor in Washington State. She applies movement and body awareness to help people increase sensory processing and learning. Karen and Linda have co-parented five children, surviving four teenagers at once.

In partnership with the Family Support Center.