La Oportunidad, Inc.
Parenting Support - Padres Program
2700 E Lake St, Ste 3100, Minneapolis, MN, 55406
Programming to help parents or potential parents succeed in the parenting role
This can include classes, workshops, information or other educational opportunities.
The Padres Program provides year-round comprehensive programming to empower Latino parents with the tools necessary to support their children. Provides positive parenting techniques that improve parenting skills and abilities.
This program provides weekly parenting education and support groups in Spanish to Latino parents.
An Early Literacy program is available for kids ages 4 - 12 who accompany their parents to the Padres Program.
Spanish speaking Latino parents in the Twin Cities Metro area
Dakota, Hennepin and Ramsey counties
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
This provider does not offer other services or resources at this location.
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PH-1400.6500-650Parent to Parent Networking Definition
Programs that link parents whose children have a specific disease, disorder, disability or other issues with other parents whose children have similar challenges for the purpose of information sharing and support. Also included are programs for parents who themselves have a disability or other problems that have an impact on their parenting ability.
PH-6100.6800Parenting Skills Classes Definition
Programs that teach skills that enable parents to deal constructively and consistently with a broad spectrum of child rearing problems which may include sibling rivalry; school behavior and performance; poor self-esteem; shyness; drug use; sexual promiscuity; and the whole range of negative, acting-out behaviors including whining, temper tantrums, disobedience, insolence and destructiveness. Some parenting skills development programs utilize a step-by-step approach for managing specific problems and may incorporate application at home of techniques that were discussed and practiced in the classroom setting. Other programs may offer participatory family workshops which provide opportunities for parents and children to learn and practice methods for dealing with one another under the guidance of a trained facilitator. Most training programs teach the parent a particular way of talking and relating to their children that reinforces positive behaviors and communication and decreases negative behaviors while supporting the development of a relationship that is built on fairness, mutual caring and respect.
PN-8100.6500-650Parent Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups for parents who share a common characteristic or circumstance such as being single parents, dual career parents, multiple birth parents, parents with children who are out of control, or parents of children with disabilities, who come together for educational and social purposes as well as for mutual support. Meeting formats may include in-person, telephone or Internet options.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YH-6000.3100Hispanic/Latino Community Definition
Americans of Spanish or Latin American descent. Latin America is a geographic and cultural region comprising 18 Spanish-speaking countries, Brazil, and Haiti, or generally the areas which Spain and Portugal colonized in the Americas.
The lawful mother and father of a person. Included are the natural mother or father of a child born to a valid marriage; the adoptive father or mother of a child jointly adopted by them; the natural mother of an illegitimate child if she is the sole guardian; the child's putative parent who has expressly acknowledged paternity and has contributed to the child's support; and any individual whose status as guardian of the child has been established by statute.