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Parents of troubled kids learn disciplinary tactics

Dozens of concerned parents learned how to better handle disciplinary problems with their children Saturday, as the Wilmington Police Department hosted a Family and Juvenile Intervention Seminar. Dozens of concerned parents learned how to better handle disciplinary problems with their children Saturday, as the Wilmington Police Department hosted a Family and Juvenile Intervention Seminar.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Dozens of concerned parents learned how to better handle disciplinary problems with their children Saturday, as the Wilmington Police Department hosted a Family and Juvenile Intervention Seminar.

The event was called Help! My Child is Out of Control. The seminar was targeted toward area parents, guardians, youth educators, and leaders.

Those who attended received training and instruction on the following topics:

  • Parents and guardians rights
  • How to discipline my child legally
  • How to handle an undisciplined juvenile
  • Resources for troubled youth

The event was free and open to the public.

Parents who attended say they were happy to see the police department step up to provide public awareness and crime prevention training to the city of Wilmington.

For more information on how to handle disciplinary problems in your family, contact the WPD or visit http://www.wilmingtonnc.gov/police_department.

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