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Neshoba County

Neshoba County Public Library

230 W. Beacon St., Philadelphia, MS 39350

Please call (601) 562-8565 before starting class


(Neshoba County Public Library):

NLRO- 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Work force essentials 9:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m.

Parenting 10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.

Conflict Resolution 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.



(Kemper County DHS):

2nd and 4th--  Life skills 9:00 a.m.- 10 a.m.

Parenting 10 a.m. - 11 a.m .

Conflict resolution 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.


(Winston County DHS):

Life skills 9:00 a.m.-10 a.m.

Work force essentials 10 a.m. - 11 a.m .

Parenting 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Healthy Relationships 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.


(Neshoba County DHS):

1st and 3rd-- Independent living 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

2nd and 4th-- Parenting 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Life skills 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Effective Parenting – Topics include child safety, appropriate discipline, effective communication, child development, family conflict, how to deal with a difficult child, etc.  Participants will be introduced to skills that will contribute to building a healthy family.  

Healthy Relationships – Topics include effective communication, problem-solving, family conflict, etc.  Participants will be introduced to skills and tools to build a strong and healthy relationship.  Domestic violence education is also offered during this class.

Conflict Resolution – Topics include anger triggers, healthy expression of emotions, problem-solving, etc.  Participants will be presented with tools and techniques to identify anger triggers, illustrate a healthy display of emotions and to resolve the conflict.

Workplace Essentials/Soft Skills – Topics include skills that promote good work ethic such as professional communication, goal setting, social skills, and effective coping skills, as well as resume building, dress for success and interview preparation.  Participants will receive information to help them build positive self-esteem, and learn coping skills to deal with everyday life and work situations.  

Life Skills – Practical, module-based lessons for relationships, financial literacy, time management, nutrition, and health. Multiple sessions.

Responsible Fatherhood – Classes tailor-made just for dads providing innovative strategies that encourage and strengthen fathers and families.


10 Hours required for the certificate

*Classes are offered to support the entire family to assist with everyday needs. Each participant will have an interview with a field educator to discuss concerns and an individualized plan will be tailored to fit their needs. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of 10 hours of classes.

© FFFM is a service provided by Mississippi Community Education Center & Family Resource Center of North Mississippi

Mississippi Community Education Center

2525 Lakeward Dr. Suite 200

Jackson, Mississippi 39216

O: (601) 366-6405

Family Resource Center of North Mississippi

425 Magazine St.

Tupelo, MS 38804

O: (662) 844-0013

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