Every Person Influences Children (EPIC) is offering a free parenting skills workshops for parents of children under age 1 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays for eight weeks, starting Nov. 1.
The "Incredible Years Parents and Babies" workshops -- conducted at EPIC, 1000 Main St., Buffalo -- are designed to teach parents skills to enhance their children's social, emotional, physical and academic development.
Parents will learn techniques in positive parenting such as coaching, praise and limit-setting. They will also be shown how to curb negative parenting such as the use of criticism, negative commands and harsh discipline.
Participants attending seven out of the eight workshops will receive a certificate of completion plus a $30 Walmart gift card.
Registration is required and space is limited. Register online or call 716.332-4193.