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Motherhood Classes
Co Parenting Classes

 

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Private Pay Workshops & Individual Sessions

 

FAMILY BUILDERS WORKSHOPS & INDIVIDUALS

Two workshop sessions that will be four hours in length

➢ All sessions require a minimal, affordable fee

➢ 1-on-1 sessions

➢ Group sessions

For more information and details, please email: dwpdsm@gmail.com OR click the link

DWP Transformational Sober Living Homes

 

Understanding the necessity of stability and community, DWP currently provides a sober, transitional housing environment to men (and soon to be women) in their 20's to their 50's. The home in Mason City, IA can accommodate up to 8 men, all individuals who are on probation, are court ordered, or are transitioning back into society from a treatment facility or incarceration.

Within the near future, DWP will be opening an additional home in Mason City, making two homes in Mason City. Two additional homes will open in Des Moines, Iowa as of September 15th, 2019. One home for men and the other for women.

If you would like to fill out an online application, click HERE.

For more information, please contact our Housing Director,

Kevin Valentine - <kevin.dwp@gmail.com> OR Keith Meeks - <dwpdsm@gmail.com>

Parent Coaching Classes

Our Programs and Classes

 

All program facilitators are Nationally Certified Master Trainers in the areas of:

FATHERHOOD and/or MOTHERHOOD and/or CO PARENTING

Fatherhood Classes

 

Some fathers need assistance and support to make the transition from adolescence to responsible parenthood and adulthood. The activities described in this curriculum are intended to help create a supportive environment in which fathers have: 1) the opportunity to spend time with other men dealing with similar issues and problems; 2) support when feeling scared, overwhelmed or depressed— emotions that men don’t usually get “permission” to express; and 3) access to professionals who serve as counselors, advocates for them.

Motherhood Classes

Create a support group for mothers: 

  *Promote a positive identity for participants as women and mothers

  *Enable young mothers to see the importance of sharing responsibility           for the care and raising of their children

  *Increase participants’ parenting skills

  *Increase participants' ability to become effective co-parents

Co-Parenting Classes

Co-parenting (sometimes called 'shared parenting') is when both parents work cooperatively as a team in peace and harmony with the common goal of raising their children to be productive, contributing members of society. This is not a skill that most people are taught to use, much less shown how to properly co-parent. This is also for parents that are getting along well and just are wanting to grow in their parenting skills. This workshop will give you some helpful tips to start learning to co-parent, or to improve if you're already experienced.. Many parents have found it helps to take co-parenting or shared parenting classes, both to learn new skills and to hear from other parents who are going through a similar situation.

DWP'S Parenting Coach Classes are meant to help parents and guardians IN THE FIELD. This means that our certified coaches will be coming into your homes for the benefit of the entire family; not just the parents. We like to emphasis that our Parent Coaches are nationally certified in their line of work. They are professionals in every sense of the word, so things such as respecting privacy is second nature to our coaches.

For more information, please click the link below.

DWP Parent Coaching Classes

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