Active Parenting

Free online parenting classes brought to you by the ACFC

Three free unique parenting resources: an online class and access to an online video library brought to you by the ACFC in partnership with active parenting.

Three online classes:

For parents of children ages 5-12

This Active Parenting Online class combines brief videos, text, and activities as part of the class. The lessons teach you a consistent parenting style and how to overcome day-to-day struggles to teach responsibility and courage to help your child thrive.

Active Parenting's approach teaches effective, proven methods that allow your children to learn valuable lessons from their mistakes.

Click here to sign up for this 6-hour, self-paced course.

Responsibility = Choice + Consequence

Crossroads of parenting & divorce

This online seminar is designed to minimize the harm caused to children when parents are divorcing. This 4-hour class provides videos, activities, skill development, discussion, and a free Parent's Guidebook.

Click here to register for this class.

Active Parenting of Teens

In the Active Parenting of Teens online course, you will learn ways to find the confidence and courage to meet the challenges of your children's teen years. You'll also show how to monitor your teen's social media content, discuss drugs and sexuality, and promote cooperation between you and your teen.

In this six-lesson online course, you'll discover ways to:

  • Communicate effectively with teens (it can be done!)
  • Understanding a teen's goals—which is key to avoiding power struggles
  • Give your teen the tools needed to behave in a responsible way
  • Be a positive influence on your adolescent
  • Reduce the risks of the teen years, including alcohol, drugs, sexuality, and violence

Click here to register for this class.

Online video library:

Short, entertaining videos will help you navigate through all the ages of your children, grandchildren, or step-children. Each month a different video clip will be featured in the Monthly Parenting Tip. You can view the full length of the video by following the steps below.

  • Go to:
  • Enter password: ACFC150630
  • Use the search field at the top of the page or click through the pages to select the videos you'd like to view.
  • Enjoy the videos!

Active Parenting Tip of the Month

This month the ACFC brings you parenting tips on how to help your children increase their emotional intelligence.

Click here to view more Active Parenting Tips

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