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Prevention and Education

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Common Sense Parenting

Common Sense Parenting classes provide parents with a menu of proven techniques to help build  positive family relationships, prevent and correct misbehavior, use consequences to improve behavior, teach self control, and stay calm. The program also addresses potential internet dangers and how to manage problems at school.

You will receive information to help set reasonable expectations for children and create a predictable family structure—tactics that improve behavior while helping children feel safe and secure. 

Common Sense Parenting classes meet once a week for six weeks.

June to December 2024

All classes are held at Children’s Home Shelter for Family Safety, 
113 N. St Paul Avenue, Sioux Falls, on Tuesday evenings:

  • June 18–July 23, 2024, 6-8pm 
  • August 6–September 10, 2024, 6-8pm 
  • September 24–October 29, 2024, 6-8pm 
  • November 12–December 17, 2024, 6-8pm 

* Schedule is subject to change

Angela Hyde

Classes are free and are open to any parent. Pre-registration is required. Call 605-338-0116 or click the button below to email us for more information.

Community Education

We provide prevention training and educational events to schools, professionals, civic groups, church groups, law enforcement, and more. 

Examples of training and educational topics include:

  •  Dating Violence
  •  Dynamics of Domestic Violence
  •  Child Abuse and Neglect
  •  Family Violence
  •  Domestic Violence in the Workplace

Schedule an abuse prevention training or event by clicking the link below.

To schedule a prevention event, call 605-338-0116 or email us today.


Find Safe Shelter

Children’s Home Shelter for Family Safety 113 N St Paul Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57103 (605) 338-4880