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Upcoming Parenting Classes

Circle of Security

Look for details regarding an upcoming class coming soon.

“At times all parents feel lost or without a clue about what our child might need from us. Imagine what it might feel like if you were able to make sense of what your child was really asking from you. The Circle of Security® Parenting™ program is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened.”  Learn More

Call 406.721.7690 to register.

Co-Parenting Classes

Shared Parenting

Look for details regarding an upcoming class soon.

Shared Parenting is a two class series that offers professional guidance to separating and divorcing adults. This class helps mitigate the negative impacts on children by reducing conflict, improving communication, and focusing on children’s needs.

  • What’s Best for the Kids
    Learn methods for coping, what helps kids, how to improve family communication, and maximize quality time with your kids.
  • Communicating with the Other Parent
    Building on the first class, explore how to relate to your co-parent to minimize harm to your kids and learn tips for parenting after divorce.


Class Participation Cost

Beginning November 2018 there is a cost associated to all Family Education classes and services. This cost can be determined on a sliding scale basis. Please contact us or complete and submit brief questionnaire.

Fee Schedule Questionnaire




To better meet the needs of our community, Families First Children’s Museum has joined forces with the Missoula Public Library, spectrUM Discovery Area, and MCAT to come together under a single roof in a new four-story complex centered in the heart of our city.  It is slated to open in 2020.

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Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals

Pscychopharmacology: January 11th and 12th, 2018 from 8:30-4:30 at the University of Montana

This course is an overview of psychopharmacology. There will be information about different classes of medication, their side effects, and best uses, along with case studies. This is a two-day face-to-face workshop facilitated by Olin Martin, M.A., MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC. After completing the workshop, attendees should be able to make appropriate client referrals for medication, understand how medications can interact, and what you will expect to see from clients who are on different medications.

Cost is $350

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The Department of Counselor Education at University of Montana Spring Workshop

Session I:  Friday, February 8 – Saturday, February 9, 2019, 9:00 – 5:00

Working with the Body in Trauma Counseling

Hillary Funk Welzenbach, LCPC

Session II: Friday, April 5 – Saturday, April 6, 2019, 9:00 – 5:00 

International Counseling: What is it? How is it done?

Judith C. Durham, APRN, Ph.D., N.C.C., A.C.C., LPC

Pricing is:

Session I: $300.00

Session II: $300.00

Both Sessions: $540.00

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