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Police department offers special class for parents

CARLSBAD — The Carlsbad Police Department will be offering a series of training classes for parents of hard to handle children ages 5 through 10, in both English and Spanish.
The “Parent Project Junior/Loving Solutions” training program offers parents a concrete framework for working with highly emotional and impulsive younger children and includes one session devoted to strategies to help parents of ADD/ADHD children.
Classes will be held for seven consecutive Tuesday nights from 6 to 9 p.m. starting Jan. 26. The classes in English will be held at the Carlsbad Senior Center, 799 Pine Ave. The classes in Spanish will be held at Jefferson Elementary School, 3743 Jefferson St.
The fee for the class materials is $25 per individual or $35 per couple. To register for the class or for more information, call the Carlsbad Police Department’s Greater Understanding through Intervention, Diversion and Education, or GUIDE, office at (760) 931-2167 (English) or (760) 434-9099 (Spanish).