Parent Education

Sunbeam’s Parenting Education services support parents who are working hard to break the cycle of abuse and create a safe, nurturing, loving home for their children.  

Nurturing Parent Skills

Through this 12 week, 2 hour class segments that cover a total of 24 evidenced based modules parents learn how to: 

  • Manage feelings, communicate needs, be empathetic, and take charge of their own behavior. 
  • Establish nurturing routines including bedtime and mealtimes. 
  • Replace hitting and yelling with more effective discipline techniques.

This class can be customized for different audiences including parenting teens, grandparents raising their grandchildren, and parents of children with special needs.

FOR DHS WORKERS ONLY: Please use the button below to access the online referral form for Sunbeam’s parent education program. If you have any trouble completing the form please email parenteducation@sunbeamfamilyservices.org or call 405-605-7090.

Sunbeam was granted the Parent Education Classes from DHS, formerly run by Family Builders, on July 1, 2023. Family Builders was founded in 1976 with a dedication to break the cycle of abuse and violence in families and bring healing to those relationships following abuse. Their programming served over 1,500 families each year and closed June 30, 2023.