VWC Parenting Classes

STEP: Systematic Training for Effective Parenting Twelve-Week Parenting Course

  • Practical and effective help for parents.
  • Program focuses on topics important to parents today.
  • Provides valuable training to parents on how to communicate with their children.
  • Easy to understand and apply.
  • Provides video examples so parents can see how to apply the techniques.
 What STEP will help you do ·     
  • Understand yourself and your child
  • Understand beliefs and feelings
  • Encourage your child and yourself
  • Listen and talk to your child
  • Help your children learn to cooperate
  • Discipline that makes sense
  • Choosing your approach

The STEP Parent's Handbook: 

  • Covers essential topics such as single parents, stepfamilies, and cooperation in the family, schoolwork, homework, drugs, violence and gangs
  • Each chapter deals with real-life situations
  • Includes at-home activities that help parents apply the STEP techniques


Valley Women's Center
22110 Roscoe Blvd., Suite 204
Canoga Park, CA 91304
Tel: (818) 713-8700

WHEN: Wednesdays 10am to 11:30am
Wednesdays 1:30pm to 3:00pm (offered in Spanish)

FREE for CalWORKS recipients
Private Pay: $20 per session
$25 Handbook (required)
$55 Pre-registration evaluation required