DCS Parenting Education

Parenting education is the provision of structured, parenting skill development experiences. Education is provided to parents in regard to parenting, discipline, and child development as a means to parents whose children are "at risk" or have been abused or neglected with tools to assist them in the lifelong task of disciplining, understanding, and loving their children. Parent education includes family skills training and family activities to help children and parents take advantage of concrete social supports.