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Parenting with Dignity-Picking up This Ball Is a Victory for All

November 28, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


G.E.A.R. Parent Network invites you to pick up the ball and run with it through a multi-part parenting education course developed by Mac Bledsoe, father of a celebrated New England Patriots’ quarterback Drew Bledsoe. Parenting with Dignity helps parents learn effective techniques for raising responsible, independent children. Topics include:

Session 1:     A Model of Human Performance and Five Rules for Parents – Tuesday, November 28, 2023 from 6-9 p.m.

Session 2:     Discipline, Deciding what you Want-Part 1 and 2 – Wednesday, November 29, 2023 from 6-9 p.m.

Session 3:     Sending a Constant Message of Love – Part 1 and 2 – Monday, December 4, 2023 from 6-9 p.m.

Session 4:     Teaching Your Values to Your Kids and Goal Setting – Wednesday, December 6, 2023 from 6-9 p.m.

Session 5:     The Reasons Punishment Doesn’t Work – Wednesday, December 13, 2023 from 6-8 p.m.


The G.E.A.R. Parent Network, a program of Crisis & Counseling Centers, is the place where Gaining Empowerment Allows Results. G.E.A.R. is run by parents for parents providing services for parents of children with emotional and behavioral health concerns.

Through parent-to-parent sharing of experiences and knowledge, G.E.A.R. Parent Network empowers parents of children with behavioral health needs to build on their family’s strengths and to advocate for their family’s needs.



November 28, 2023
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Heather Williams, CFPS, Regional Parent Support Coordinator


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