improving family life,  knowledge

 and understanding!


Log on and off at your convenience, on your own schedule.

Crossroads of Parenting & Divorce Online Groups is an online seminar designed to help you minimize the harm caused when, in anger and bitterness, you may lose sight of your child’s needs. Through this 4-hour class, you will become aware of how your actions may inadvertently harm your children, learn how to establish a positive co-parenting relationship, and acquire the skills you need to stay child-focused. This online seminar combines video, activities, skill development, and discussion. The easy-to-read Parent’s Guide provides vital information and gives examples and exercises to support what you have learned.
In five steps, you'll learn to:

  • Keep your child out of the middle

  • Allow your child to love both parents

  • Work on your own recovery

  • Develop new communication skills

  • Create a positive new relationship as co-parents


Active Parenting of Teens- for parents of 'tweens and teens

Learn life-changing parenting skills, anytime-anywhere!

Brought to you by the ACFC 

                                                ONLINE PARENTING CLASSES

Active Parenting 4th Edition- for parents of children ages 5-12

A joint CWA/Verizon work/life committee

Crossroads of Parenting and Divorce



Your child's first few years are so important! Learn how to make the most of them with Active Parenting: First Five Years, a program for parents and other caregivers. Written by parenting expert (and dad) Dr. Michael Popkin, this course will show you how to nurture your child with a "just right" combination of freedom and nonviolent discipline. 
In four sessions, you'll learn:

  •  Ages and stages of child deveopment

  • Ways to prevent problems

  • How to encourage positive behavior

  • Steps to school success           


Begin your journey now to become an "Active" parent!

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 learn how to monitor your teen's social media content, how to discuss drugs and sexuality, and how to 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!)

  • Understand 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                                                   


Active Parenting - First Five Years- for parents of infants to 5

You can take an Active Parenting class any time, day or night, from the comfort of your own home. Your Active Parenting 4th Edition Online Group will “meet” over the internet. This self-paced course combines entertaining video with online group discussion and activities. Each group is led by an experienced parenting educator.
In six sessions, you'll learn:

  •  Effective discipline

  • Styles of parenting

  • How to open up communication

  • How to instill courage & self-esteem

  • Ways to develop responsibility

  • Steps to school success