Free Parenting Classes Offered at The Health Department

The Public Health Department, located on 6th Street, between Lowman and Horton Streets, Fort Scott.

“Parenting the Love and Logic Way”, a free parenting class, will be conducted by Jan and Dave Elliott, with class pre-registration beginning next week.

Jan and Dave Elliott. Submitted photo.

The Elliotts are independent facilitators of the curriculum.

Classes are presented in six sessions beginning Jan. 23  at 6:00 P.M. at the Health Department. Other sessions will be Jan. 30, February 6, February 13, February 20, and February 27.

There is no charge for participation in the sessions but space can be limited.

The new site for the health department is located at 524 S. Lowman St., 6th and Lowman Streets in Fort Scott.

Please pre-register at the health department by calling 620-223-4464.  The deadline for sign up is Jan. 16th.  The target audience is individuals that have children or take care of children.


The curriculum was developed by Jim Fay, Ph.D., and Foster W. Cline, M.D. of the Love and Logic Institute Inc. in Golden, Colorado.

“The goal of the program is to provide parents the opportunity to gain practical and proven tools for raising respectful, responsible, and happy children,” Alice Maffet, RN, said.  “The program will teach responsibility and character, how to lower your stress level, have immediate and positive effects and up the odds that you will enjoy lifelong positive relationships with your children and grandchildren.”

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