HUTCHINSON, Kan. – Parents of children birth to five-years-old in Reno County are invited to attend an evening training session on Conscious Discipline on one of six nights at locations across the county.
Conscious Discipline is a comprehensive approach aimed at improving the lives of parents and their children through self-awareness, brain information, developmental knowledge and useable skills necessary to create safe, connected, problem-solving homes.
The sessions will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates:
March 29 at Hutchinson High School Childcare Center, 700 E. 13th Ave., Hutchinson
April 5 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1602 N. Main St., Hutchinson
April 12 at Pretty Prairie Elementary School, 320 S. Rhodes St., Pretty Prairie
April 26 at Arlington Community Center, 900 W. Main St., Arlington
May 3 at Buhler Grade School, 808 N. Main St., Buhler
May 10 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Early Learning Center, 407 E. 12th Ave., Hutchinson
The training will be led by Shana Schmidt, LPC, owner and trainer at Unification Place, LLC. She is an infant mental health specialist, a Conscious Discipline certified instructor, and from 2011 to 2013 served as the executive director of the Kansas Association for Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health.
Free dinner and childcare will be available. Advance registration is required by visiting www.heylittlehutch.org.
Conscious Discipline training is funded by the Early Childhood Block Grant, a program of the Kansas Children’s Cabinet and Trust Fund, and administered by Hutchinson Community Foundation.