Certified Family Life Educators
Kids can be baffling but the Certified Family Life Educators at Avera McKennan are here to help. Family life education can provide the information you need to get through every stage of parenthood, even the dreaded teenage years.
For more parenting information, contact the Family Life Education Office at 605-322-3660.
Online Parenting Information
View developmental newsletters for infants and toddlers and tackle issues ranging from behavior to safety and nutrition. Learn more at the parenting resources section. Learn more at the parenting resources section.
Cooperative Parenting in Divorce
This unique program is designed to help parents minimize the harmful effects of divorce on their children.
Call 605-322-3660 to visit about early childhood issues or visit with a Certified Family Life Educator in a personal consultation.
The Temperament Project
These free classes help parents learn techniques for their child’s unique temperament. Call 605-322-3662 to fill out a temperament profile.
Let's Talk Puberty Education Program
Girls ages 10-13 and their parents can learn about the changes of puberty.
Boys and girls ages 10-13 can learn the basics of babysitting.
Children's Tours of the Hospital
Schools and preschools can take an educational tour of the hospital.
Home and center-based child care professionals can attend Saturday training days. Customized, on-site training also is available.