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,
  • 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

Register Today:

To sign up, please scroll down and click on the blue bubble inside the calendar. If you have any trouble signing up, please call us at 417-782-9899.

Contact Information

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