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September 26, 2006 > Parent Project series

Parent Project series

by Jean Arnett

Fremont Youth & Family Services, a division of Fremont's Human Services Department will be hosting a series of classes for parents of vulnerable teens and pre-teens. Course materials were developed by police, counselors and educators. Class meets for 10 weeks starting Thursday, October 5 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

- Offers parents a way to love and show affection to their kids again.

- Teaches effective ways to discipline out-of-control or strong willed kids, thereby reducing conflicts and ineffective arguing.

- Offers tips for parents to help their child improve school performance and attendance.

- Aids parents in recognizing, confronting and intervening into any substance abuse and gang involvement.

Cost of the entire 10 - week series is $150.00 for single parents and $275.00 for a couple (workbook and materials are included).

Workshop Facilitators, Jean and Ron Arnett, are a dynamic husband and wife team with a wealth of practical and professional experience. Jean is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with Fremont's Youth & Family Services. Ron is a retired police officer and FUSD educator. Together, they lead this practical, dynamic course, not only as professionals, but also as parents who understand the unique challenges of parenting.
To register, visit For more information call Youth & Family Service at (510) 574-2100; or Jean Arnett, MFT at 790-6938 or email

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