Parenting Without Power Struggles

Professionally facilitated education and group support program for parents of preteens

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Parenting Without Power Struggles is a professionally facilitated education and group support program for parents of preteens.  Over 10-weeks, the program encourages parents to build on their family strengths, gain confidence in parenting an emerging teen, and discover practical ideas on how to prepare for the transition from preteen to teen. Most importantly, Parenting Without Power Struggles can help parents connect with others who are experiencing similar issues.  This is all provided in a confidential, non-judgemental group setting.



Positive Outcomes of attending:

Increased confidence as a parent

Anger management skills and a better ability to defuse conflict

Better relationships with spouse and past partners

Knowledge of issues affecting their child’s lives

Increased ability to advocate on behalf of themselves and their families

Compassion for other families

Decreased isolation and greater friendship

Access to community resources

New coping and communication skills

Increased ability to address self-care


Comox Valley – Parenting Programs Coordinator

parentingprograms@bgccvi.com – 250-338-7141.

BGCCVI Membership ($24.00 annually) is required for participation in this program. Please note that the fee can be waived based on need.

Program Resource Materials Fee- $20.00. Please note that this fee can be waived based on need.

Parenting Without Power Struggles is made possible with support from:



Comox Valley Parent Services

Office hours are by appointment
Please call 250-338-7141