Parenting Classes

What is CPRT?

Child-Parent Relationship Training (CPRT) is a free 10-week class for parents and caregivers of children and teens. 


  • Classes are for parents and caregivers of kids two years old and up.
  • Classes run for ten weeks.  Missed classes cannot be made up.
  • FREE
  • Must Register to Attend.  Limited Space Available.
  • Facilitated by licensed, professional counselors.
  • Curriculum used: Child-Parent Relationship Training (CPRT), an evidence based program.
  • If needed, childcare will be provided.
  • If you live more than ten miles from Joplin and need assistance with gas to attend or have questions about our classes, please email Peggy Lentz,

Topics Covered:

  • Regaining control as a parent
  • Helping your child develop self-control
  • Effectively disciplining and limiting inappropriate behavior
  • Understanding your child’s emotional needs
  • Communicating more effectively with your child

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Contact Information

To learn about Child-Parent Relationship Training or Education, please contact Peggy Lentz at (417) 782-9899 or