Parent University


Empowering Positive Parenting


Lee’s Summit CARES has partnered with ReDiscover for 18 years to provide sound parenting resources at an affordable cost. Workshops are designed to help with parenting children ages birth to adult and are facilitated by experts on a variety of topics. In addition, Lee's Summit CARES offers the popular Becoming a Love and Logic Parent classes developed by the Cline Fay Institute.

Parenting is Hard!

Could You Use Some Love and Logic®?


Do you find parenting to be the most challenging yet rewarding responsibility? Could you use some help to establish a positive discipline foundation in your home? Lee's Summit CARES offers the popular Becoming a Love and Logic Parent classes developed by the Cline Fay Institute.

Love and Logic ® Classes

Cost: $50, Scholarships Available


Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun!

For parents of children ages 0-6

Tuesdays, Sept 10 - Oct 8
6:30pm - 8pm
Great Beginnings Early Childhood Center
905 NE Bluestem

Raising children from birth to adulthood is a remarkable undertaking, especially considering that infants do not come with operating instructions. In this class designed specifically for parents of young children (birth - 6 years), learn effective ways to establish a positive discipline foundation in your home. Common behavior issues will be addressed such as - arguing and whining, bedtime, picky eater and getting your child to listen the first time.

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Parenting the
Love and Logic Way

For parents of any age children

Fall 2019 Classes
TBA
Great Beginnings Early Childhood Center
905 NE Bluestem

Do you find parenting to be the most challenging yet rewarding responsibility? Could you use some fresh ideas to put an end to arguing, whining and backtalk? Would you like your kids to listen the first time? Be more responsible? You're not alone! Whether things are going well or you could use some help, join us to learn more practical and proven strategies for raising kids that are respectful, responsible and fun to be around.

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Parenting the
Love and Logic Way

For parents of children ages 11-18

Mondays, Nov 4 - Dec 2
6:30pm - 8pm
Pleasant Lea Middle School
63 SW Persels Rd.

When parenting youth, the focus is often on the early years. However, as youth transition through adolescence to adulthood, their parental needs change. Wise parents learn how to adapt their parenting approach to guide their teens toward a successful future. Join us and learn effective ways to communicate with your teen, set limits you can enforce, increase school motivation and much more!


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Supporting Youth
w/ Challenging Pasts

For parents and educators

Mondays, Sept 9 - Oct 7
6:30pm - 8pm
Summit Ridge Academy
2620 SW Ward Rd.

Designed for parents, educators and others who work with youth who have experienced trauma, loss or other types of pain. Join us to learn how trauma impacts behavior and effective ways to instill hope and healing. Learn effective ways to manage challenging behaviors including a lack of school motivation, defiance and how to empower youth toward success in life.


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Scholarships are available for families that meet certain criteria.

Lunch and Learn


Host a Parent University Workshop at your place of business or for your organization.