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At Family & Children’s Services, you’ll find positive solutions to life’s most difficult challenges. Our classes will help you learn effective strategies, acquire new skills and develop techniques to improve parenting and relationships.

Scholarship funding is available on a limited basis for all classes. To register for a class or receive more information, please contact us at 918.560.1114.

  • Classes are not held on major holidays.
  • Do not bring children to the class.
  • Use of cell phones and pagers in class is prohibited.
  • You may begin at any time during an ongoing class, although we encourage you to start at the beginning of a series.
  • You must sign in each week or your attendance will not be counted.
  • Attend the classes in succession. If you miss a session, it will be six to eight weeks before the topic is offered again.
  • If you have not attended class for six months, you will be required to start again.
  • Make-up classes are not offered.
  • Certificates of Attendance are given at the end of each class if payment is made.
  • Certificates of Completion are awarded when the entire series is completed.
  • There is a fee for duplicate certificates at $10 per sheet.
  • Requests for records require three business days’ notice.
  • F&CS does not participate in any litigation or provide reports to the courts or any other entity for workshop attendees.

Mondays (4 sessions)
6-8 p.m. // 650 S. Peoria Ave.

Becoming a parent is a life-changing event, and life as a parent keeps changing too. This four-week program:

  • Covers the first five years of parenting, from birth up to age 5.
  • Contains a session dedicated to school readiness and parent engagement.
  • Includes topics about temperament, mindfulness, brain development, self-calming and special needs.

Fee: $20 per session ($5 for each additional family member attending); additional $20 book purchase optional

If new, please arrive 30 minutes early to register. Scholarship funding available. Questions? Call 918.560.1114

Tuesdays (6 sessions)
6-8 p.m. // 650 S. Peoria Ave.

Good family relationships and lots of positive attention are just what your child needs to learn and grow. In this six-week program, parents of 5- to 12-year-olds learn:

  • How to build cooperation.
  • Effective discipline.
  • Logical consequences.
  • How to teach responsibility.

Fee: $20 per session ($5 for each additional family member attending); additional $20 book purchase optional

If new to the class, please arrive 30 minutes early to register. Questions? Call 918.560.1114

Tuesdays, November 20 – January 15* (6 sessions)
6-8 p.m. // 650 S. Peoria Ave.

*PLEASE NOTE: Due to holidays and events, classes will not be held December 11, December 25 and January 1. 

Home life and family relationships are still the biggest influences on a teen’s development. In this six-week program, parents of children 13 and older learn about:

  • Teens and technology.
  • The latest in teen drug use prevention.
  • Teen bullying.
  • How brain development affects teen behavior and decision making.
  • Discipline and communication.
  • Teen sexuality issues.

Fee: $20 per session ($5 for each additional family member attending); additional $20 book purchase optional

If new to the class, please arrive 30 minutes early to register. Questions? Call 918.560.1114

Tuesdays, October 9 – November 13 (6 sessions)
6-8 p.m. // 650 S. Peoria Ave.

When a stepfamily is formed, it’s important – but not always easy- for everyone to build good relationships. In the six-week class, parents and stepparents will learn:

  • Realistic expectations.
  • Relationship-building skills.
  • Effective communication tools.
  • Problem solving.
  • How to merge different values and cultures.
  • How to handle kids who live in two households.

Fee: $20 per session / $25 for two people per session

If new to the class, please arrive 30 minutes early to register. Questions? Call 918.560.1114

Call 918.587.9471 to schedule an assessment appointment.

Family & Children’s Services offers a 13-week anger management course to help individuals learn skills to manage anger in a positive manner, improving personal relationships and quality of life. We teach participants how to:

  • Increase awareness of personal strengths.
  • Improve communication skills.
  • Be aware of anger triggers.
  • Identify and label feeling.
  • Reduce impulsivity.
  • Self-monitor their behavior.
  • Develop alternate responses.
  • Better understand other people’s feelings.

Assessment Fees (2-session process)
1st Session: $50 ($3 for Medicaid clients)
2nd Session: $20 ($3 for Medicaid clients)

Group Session Fees (or individual sessions if approved by therapist)
$20 per session for 12 sessions ($3 per session for Medicaid clients)

Mondays (6 sessions)
6-8 p.m. // 650 S. Peoria Ave. 

Your relationship with your partner may have ended, but it’s in your children’s best interests for you both to be involved in their lives. In this six-week class, parents (one or both) learn:

  • Strategies for cooperative parenting.
  • How to maintain important family relationships.
  • Communication skills.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • How to create safe and supportive environments in two homes.

Fee: $20 per session ($25 for two); additional $20 workbook optional

If new to the class, please arrive 30 minutes early to register. Questions? Call 918.560.1114Only parties to the case are allowed to attend; no new partners or parents of parties.

Session 1: October 4
Session 2: October 18
6-8 p.m. // 650 S. Peoria Ave.

During this two-session, interactive, web-based course, you’ll learn how to handle high conflict situations with your co-parent and develop new skills to help you:

  • Resolve conflicts.
  • Improve communication.
  • Let go of the past relationship.
  • Keep your focus on the kids.

Fee: $20 per session

If new to the class, please arrive 30 minutes early to register. Questions? Call 918.560.1114

Call for starting dates and times. 
6-8 p.m. // 650 S. Peoria Ave.

Grandparents can be important caregivers in their grandchildren’s lives. This three-week program covers both the joys and struggles in caring for children today. We address both grandparents who are daytime caregivers and grandparents who are taking over as the primary parent for their grandchildren. You’ll learn:

  • Communication principles for all ages
  • Positive parenting techniques
  • Creative ways to handle conflict
  • Practicing self-care
  • Avoiding family conflicts over childrearing

Fee: $20 per class (scholarships available on a limited basis)

If new to the class, please arrive 30 minutes early to register. Questions? Call 918.560.1114

Family & Children’s Services is the place to turn for help when parents live apart. We make difficult life transitions easier for you and your children. During our Helping Children Cope with Divorce seminar, you’ll learn how to:

  • Facilitate visitation.
  • Manage conflict.
  • Use effective parenting skills.
  • Avoid pitfalls and problems.
  • Assess if your child is having trouble.
  • Cope with financial obligations.
  • Make changes in the family structure easier for your child.
  • Understand children’s typical reactions, by developmental age, to divorce and change.
  • Talk to your child about divorce and relationship ending.

For more information about this seminar, call 918.560.0444.

CLASS CALENDAR

CLASS INFORMATION

  • WHERE TO REGISTER

    • Register online here.
    • Family & Children’s Services
      650 S. Peoria Ave. // Tulsa, OK
    • Tulsa County Courthouse
      500 S. Denver Ave. // Tulsa, OK

    Classes fill up quickly. You may pre-register until three days before a seminar; registration may close earlier if a seminar is full. Parties who wish to attend a seminar after the registration deadline may sign up at the door, space permitting.

    You may request that another person not attend the same seminar as you. Parties with protective orders may not attend together.

  • FEES

    • On-site registration: $65 per person
    • Pre-registration or online registration: $55 per person
    • Replacement certificate: $5
    • Rescheduling fee: $20
    • NO REFUNDS
  • OTHER IMPORTANT DETAILS

    • Do not bring children with you to the seminar.
    • Arrive 30 minutes early to check in and receive credit for attendance. Persons arriving late are not admitted, do not receive credit and are asked to reschedule. No exceptions.
    • Interpreter services are available for hearing-impaired individuals.
    • Each participant will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of the seminar.
    • This seminar is required for parties involved in any lawsuit involved custody, paternity, visitation or support of a minor child in these nine counties: Tulsa, Rogers, Wagoner, Mayes, Pawnee, Washington, Osage, Craig and Nowata.

Thursdays (5 sessions)
6-8 p.m. // 650 S. Peoria Ave.
FREE

In this interactive, five-week, workshop, you and/or you and your partner will learn how to:

  • Replace communication danger signs with proactive strategies for respectful talking and listening.
  • Explore sharing fun and satisfying intimate needs by working as a team to nurture and support each other.
  • Practice managing stress and reducing the negative effects of stress on a relationship.
  • Recognizing and communicating issues and expectations, including planning for the future.
  • Investigate the impact that past experiences can have on a couple’s future.
  • Acknowledge long-term satisfaction through the gift of commitment.

Questions? Call 918.560.1114

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    If you are interested in ANGER MANAGEMENT, call 918.587.9471 to schedule an assessment appointment.