EPIC Parenting

Parenting techniques to encourage, build cooperation, and create a stable, peaceful home.

The Effective Parenting Instruction Course (EPIC) is a FREE 6-week parenting class that uses the Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) curriculum. Classes are designed to help strengthen each participant’s parenting by providing skills training. EPIC encourages a democratic parenting style by providing children choices and fostering responsibility, improving communication between parent and child, and helping children learn through natural and logical consequences. 

Class Topics

  • Understanding Children and Their Behavior
  • Encouragement and Self-Esteem
  • Improving Communication Skills
  • Building Strong Family Relationships
  • Effective Discipline
  • Shaken Baby Prevention
  • Safe Sleep
  • Smoking Cessation

Fast Facts

  1. Meets weekly for 6 consecutive weeks
  2. Morning, afternoon, or evening classes
  3. English or español
  4. Two locations: Jefferson County Family Resource Center or
    CAS Center for Youth and Families
  5. Certificate awarded after completion