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OPS to Host Free Common Sense Parenting Workshops

The Omaha Public Schools Counseling Office, in collaboration with OPS social workers, the ESL Office, Title I Office, Office of Family, School and Community Engagement and Boys Town, will host a series of Common Sense Parenting Workshops the first Tuesday of each month beginning Tuesday, Feb. 7 through Tuesday, May 2. Meetings will be held at the Teacher Administrative Center (3215 Cuming St.) from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. To save your spot call 402-498-1059 or visit


A list of the workshops and a brief synopsis follows:

Feb. 7, 2017 I 6-7:30 p.m.

Helping Your Child Succeed in School

Advice on how to improve your child’s academic and social progress and get your child excited about learning.

March 7, 2017 I 6-7:30 p.m.

Strategies to Help You and Your Child Stay Calm

Tools for correcting challenging behaviors and creating a plan that can help your child stay calm in emotional situations.

April 4, 2017 I 6-7:30 p.m.

Teaching Your Child Self-Discipline

Strategies for using positive, effective discipline with your child and helping him or her develop the skill of self-discipline.

May 2, 2017 I 6-7:30 p.m.

Helping Your Child Make Good Decisions

A focus on teaching your child an effective, step-by-step problem-solving method (SODAS) that can empower him or her to make good decisions.

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