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Parenting

Cognitive Program
  • Description

    The goal of this curriculum is to enhance parent-child relationships and strengthen families. Offenders learn basic parenting skills like how to communicate more effectively, realistic expectations of children, appropriate anger and stress management, alternative discipline methods, work toward a healthy self-esteem and how to build their child’s self- esteem. Staff assist in building bridges to communication and reunification with the offenders’ children and their families.

  • Length of Program

    Eight to 12 classes

  • Eligibility

    Priority given to offenders who are parents and within five years of release

  • Locations Available

    Disclaimer: Program availability is subject to change. For the most up to date offerings, please contact facilities or offices directly.

    • Bland Correctional Center

    • Buckingham Correctional Center

    • Central Virginia Correctional Unit #13

    • Coffeewood Correctional Center

    • Deerfield Correctional Center

    • Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women

    • Green Rock Correctional Center

    • Haynesville Correctional Center

    • Indian Creek Correctional Center

    • Keen Mountain Correctional Center

    • Lunenburg Correctional Center

    • Norton

    • Radford

    • River North Correctional Center

    • St. Brides Correctional Center

    • State Farm Correctional Center

    • Tazewell

    • Virginia Correctional Center for Women

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