Parental Education

The FSC utilizes STEP, an in-home parenting education course, that covers the following seven objectives;

  1. Understanding Yourself and Your Child
  2. Understanding Beliefs and Feelings
  3. Encouraging Your Child and Yourself
  4. Listening and Talking to Your Child
  5. Helping Children Learn to Cooperate
  6. Discipline that Makes Sense
  7. Choosing Your Approach

The STEP handbook for parents includes essential topics such as single parents, step families, cooperation in the family, schoolwork and homework, drugs, violence, and gangs. STEP is easy to use with chapter openers that relate the contents to a real-life situation; at-home activities that help parents apply STEP ideas; and an index to locate topics easily.