Parenting classes are broken down in sections. The first section addresses Health and Growth. The group leader will discuss health, preventive health care, nutrition, physical growth and development, behavioral health. Group leader will discuss the importance of play and developmentally appropriate expectations for children. The group will learn about social and emotional development and language/literacy. The next section will address guidance and discipline; such as positive talk, self-esteem, and effective discipline. The group will address the importance of routines and organization within the house. Parenting classes also will address friends, family and the community to assist the client in building effective and healthy relationships. The group will address parenting styles and parental beliefs and parental support.