Turning Point classes will be offered at Southern Utah University winter quarter, and one of the courses will also be taught in Beaver.
The Turning Point program is designed to assist single parents and displaced homemakers. In the program, a displaced homemaker or a single parent is a person with limited job skills who must enter the workforce to support her/himself and family. The person may be widowed, separated, divorced, deserted or whose spouse is disabled or for other reasons unable to provide adequate support.Two of the classes will also be offered for college credit. "Assertiveness Training for Women," Communication 292, will be taught by Daphne Dalley Jan. 9 through March 13, meeting Wednesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Braithwaite Liberal Arts Center, Room 301. "Developing Personal Power in Women," Psychology 292, taught by Dalley and Ann Smith, will meet on Thursdays from Jan. 10 to March 14. The class will meet at Beaver High School on Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m.
A hands-on, non-credit class, "Minor Home Repairs for Women," will be part of the winter quarter Turning Point offerings. The course will cover basic carpentry, plumbing, small appliance repair, household maintenance, preventative maintenance for common household appliances. The class will be held on Tuesdays from Jan. 8 to March 11, in the Industrial Education Building, Room 106, from 7 to 9 p.m. The course will be taught by T.C. Vick.
The non-credit Turning Point Support Group will meet daily, Monday through Friday from 12 to 1 p.m. in Library 112. The Support Group is a self-help group to assist campus and community women identify community resources. Tuition is $20 per course, but there is no cost to income-eligible participants. For more information, call 586-7855.