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Parent Education

Parent education is an essential part of the ranch experience. While children enjoy activities at the ranch, parents will attend love-based, trauma-informed parenting classes. They will also have plenty of free time to go home or go on vacation and rejuvenate themselves!


Here is what parents are saying about these classes:


“By far the best I have experienced.”


“It was nice to hear it from someone who has been through it. It gives you a better idea of how to handle things. I am glad to have come.”


“Wonderful, personal examples, very warm presentation; I enjoyed. Great thought process for me and wonderful ideas!”

Online Parenting Classes

7:00-8:00 PM CST
Classes are open to all interested caregivers; not only those whose children are guests at the respite ranch.

Classes will be held via Zoom with 30 minutes of instruction and 30 minutes of Q&A.

To register: TBA


•    January 21, 2021: Challenging behaviors—Causes and solutions
•    January 28, 2021: Lying
•    February 4, 2021: Stress and transitions
•    February 11, 2021: Healing from trauma
•    February 18, 2021: Stealing; self-harm
•    February 25, 2021: Aggression, defiance, and chores
•    March 4, 2021: Public humiliation of parents
•    March 11, 2021: Mealtime and bedtime challenges
•    March 18, 2021: Chattering, clinging, whining, touch
•    March 25, 2021: Poor social skills; sexualized behaviors

*Topics are subject to change

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