"Because the tougher it gets to be a kid, the tougher it gets to be a parent!"
The Palo Alto Police Department, in partnership with the Palo Alto Unified School District, presents the Parent Project. This national program was created for parents with strong-willed or at-risk teens.
How to improve children's school behavior, attendance and grades
Reduce/eliminate arguing and conflict in the home.
Create a loving and structured family life.
Understanding why teens do what they do
Recognize and prevent gang involvement
Prevent/eliminate child alcohol, drug and tobacco use.
Learn how to "out-will" a strong-willed child.
Internet, music, and media influences
Friendships, dating, and early sexual involvement.
Registration process: You can register in person at the Palo Alto Police Department located at 275 Forest Avenue. Please call Agent DuJuan Green at 650-329-2274 to sign up for the English-only class. Cost: The fee for the 12-week program is only $120.00 per parent or $155.00 per couple. The cost includes meals and child care.