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Free Parenting Workshops

Every 2nd Tuesday of the month, 6-8 p.m.

Learn how to master those difficult parenting challenges. Parent educators facilitate discussions on specific topics as your children enjoy supervised play in the museum! 

September 2017
No Power Parenting Scheduled

In partnership with the Family Support Center.
With Support From:
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 Capital Medical Center LOGO
Pre-registration is required. 
No fee. 
Free supervised museum play for ages 3-12; Childcare is $10 per child under age 3.
(Limited childcare scholarships available.)

To register, call 360-956-0818 x103. 

College credit is available for all parent education programs:  PlayWise, PowerParenting and Parenting with Candyce Bollinger. Earn 1 credit for every 11 hours of attendance.  $36 per credit. Call (360)956-0818 x162 for more information.

In partnership with South Puget Sound Community College:

Our Teachers

Linda Sisson powerparenting
Linda Sisson
Linda Sisson has been fostering children and parents for 30 years, both professionally and personally. She has worked as a parent educator, family counselor, breastfeeding consultant, birth attendant and disability coordinator, working with parents from all walks of life. She is passionate about improving the lives of families, one parent at a time. She is currently the Family Resource Coordinator at the Family Support Center.


Karen Kirsch
Karen Kirsch PowerParenting
Karen Kirsch works with children and families in creative dance and movement play. Karen has a master's degree in Somatic Psychology, is a registered somatic movement therapist, CMA certified movement analyst and CC certified counselor in Washington State. She applies movement and body awareness to help people increase sensory processing and learning. Karen and Linda have co-parented five children, surviving four teenagers at once.

PowerParenting is a wonderful and free parenting program. Are you or your business interested in sponsoring this program? Call our Development Team at (360) 956-0818 x0 or email development(at)hocm.org.

Learn more about our other parenting classes with Candyce Bollinger by clicking here.

Learn more about our Free & Reduced Admission Programs by clicking here.