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Positive Paths Parenting Program

For almost 30 years Directions for Youth & Families has provided parenting classes for parents in the community in an effort to help strengthen families.

  • The Positive Paths Parenting program provides formal class instruction at our office location and in-home parenting education, training and support. 
  • Classes are offered in many different time frame combinations. Each class series has up to 8 hours of instruction.
  • Positive Paths utilizes the Active Parenting curriculum. Class topics include:
    - positive, non-violent discipline
    - communication techniques
    - how to teach responsibility, courage, and other important character traits
    - encouraging school success in 7 steps
    - preventing future problems with drugs, alcohol and sex
    - diffusing power struggles
    - stimulating independence as your child grows older

Parenting Class Schedule
April - June 2017

All Classes are held at:
Directions for Youth & Families' east office:
3616 East Main Street
Columbus, OH 43213
 
To Register
Contact our Intake Department at 614-294-2661
 
Fees
Cost is $25 per person.
 

                 Current Class Schedule

Classes Beginning In
April
  Classes Beginning In
May
  Classes Beginning In
June

Apr 3, 5, 10, 12
11am - 1pm
(Mon & Wed)

 

May 8, 10, 15, 17
11am – 1pm
(Mon & Wed)

 

June 7, 14, 19, 21
11am – 1pm
(Mon & Wed)

Apr 24, 26, May 1, 3
11am - 1pm
(Mon & Wed)

 

May 22, 24, 31, June 5
11am – 1pm
(Mon & Wed)

 

June 15, 22, 29, July 6
5:30pm - 7:30pm
(Thursday)

Apr 27, May 4, 11, 18
5:30pm - 7:30pm
(Thursday)

 

May 25, June 1, 6
5:30pm - 7:30pm
(Thursday + 1 Tuesday)

 

June 26, 28, July 3, 5
11am – 1pm
(Mon & Wed)

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
Comments from parents who completed  Positive Paths Parenting classes:
“I usually hate sitting in a meeting.  But I really enjoyed talking and learning in this class.”
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“I’m glad I took this class.  It taught me a lot about myself, my children and relationships.”
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“This class is more than just a parenting class to me because you can learn so much.”
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“I learned I am not alone there are other parents who have parenting concerns also.”
 
 
 

MAIN OFFICE

1515 Indianola Ave.
Columbus, OH 43201
Map and Directions
(614) 294-2661
fax: (614) 294-3247

EAST OFFICE

3616 East Main St.
Whitehall, OH 43213
Map and Directions
(614) 251-0103
fax: (614) 251-1177

OHIO AVENUE CENTER

657 South Ohio Ave.
Columbus, OH 43205
Map and Directions
(614) 258-8043
fax: (614) 258-8123

CRITTENTON CENTER

3840 Kimberly Parkway
Columbus, OH 43232
Map and Directions
(614) 694-0203
fax: (614) 694-0245

DELAWARE COUNTY OFFICE

39 W Winter St.
Delaware, Ohio 43015
Map and Directions
(740) 990-0254
fax: (740) 990-0255