Parenting Resources and Classes
Children's Home Society
Nebraska Children's Home Society offers a variety of
educational classes and support group programs for
parents, parents-to-be, and children.
8922 Cuming St. Omaha (402) 926-4373
Behav'n offers a variety of means to treat and reduce
the severity of behavioral problems of young children.
They can help treat aggression, inattentiveness, sibling
and peer rivalries, impulsivity, defiance and failure to
follow directions. The website offers information
about Behave'n Day Treatment Center, B'yond Learning
Center, Training & Workshops, Individual and Family
Therapy as well as helpful books written by founders
Janie and Roger Peterson.
Girls and Boys
Boys Town offers a course entitled "Common Sense
Parenting." Classes are offered at two locations:
and Boys Town National Headquarters Building
14100 Crawford St.
Boys Town, NE
Boys Town National Research Hospital
555 North 30th St.
Heartland Family Service
Several Area Locations and Phone
Heartland Family Service offers several major programs,
including Addictions, Child Abuse, Community Services
and Centers, Early Childhood Development, Juvenile
Delinquency, Mental Health, Poverty & Homelessness.
Omaha Home for Boys
52nd St. Omaha
“Common Sense Parenting”
is designed to help parents develop effective discipline
skills and to remain positive with their children.
Topics discussed include child development, reasonable
expectations, nurturance, consequences, giving reasons,
effective praise, social skills, preventive teaching,
time-outs, corrective teaching, staying calm, teaching
self-control, parenting plans and family traditions. A
“Common Sense Parenting” class for parents of toddlers
is also available.