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Circle of Security Morning Program

Circle of Security April 8 – May 27, 2020 (Wednesday) Mornings  9:30am-11:30am

Please Note: This program has been changed to a Zoom format delivered online.  Please call if you have not received your zoom link.

This is a 7 Session Program and you must attend all sessions.

The Circle of Security is a relationship based early intervention program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and children. Decades of university-based research have confirmed that secure children exhibit increased empathy, greater self-esteem, better relationships with parents and peers, enhanced school readiness, and an increased capacity to handle emotions more effectively when compared with children who are not secure.

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Childcare is available: Cost: $0./00

Dates

April 08, 2020

9:30 am - 11:30 am

April 15, 2020

9:30 am - 11:30 am

April 22, 2020

9:30 am - 11:30 am

April 29, 2020

9:30 am - 11:30 am

May 06, 2020

9:30 am - 11:30 am

May 13, 2020

9:30 am - 11:30 am

May 20, 2020

9:30 am - 11:30 am

May 27, 2020

9:30 am - 11:30 am

June 03, 2020

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Participant : 7/10

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Circle of Security Evening Program

Circle of Security April 8 – May 27, 2020 (Wednesdays)   6:30pm-8:30pm

Please Note: This program has been changed to Zoom format delivered online.

Please call if you have not received your zoom link.

This is a 8 class course. Minimum attendance at 7 classes is required for certificate of completion.

The Circle of Security is a relationship based early intervention program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and children. Decades of university-based research have confirmed that secure children exhibit increased empathy, greater self-esteem, better relationships with parents and peers, enhanced school readiness, and an increased capacity to handle emotions more effectively when compared with children who are not secure.

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Childcare is available: Cost: $0./00

Dates

April 08, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

April 15, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

April 22, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

April 29, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

May 06, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

May 13, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

May 20, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

May 27, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

June 03, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free Admission : 5/10

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Helping Your Child Learn to Recognize and Manage Their Stress and Emotions (Online Class)

May 26th, 27th and 28th  Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday   7:00pm-8:30pm * 3 consecutive classes

“Helping Your Child Learn to Recognize and Manage Their Stress and Emotions” This session is for parents of children 2-7 years old.

We know it can be tough going out there for families. You are experiencing stress, your children are experiencing stress. And we are here to help. We have two sessions of three classes each, being presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone. Space is limited to 12 participants.

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Childcare is available: Cost: $0./00

Dates

May 26, 2020

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

May 27, 2020

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

May 28, 2020

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Participant : 9/12

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Terrific Toddlers (Online Class)

May 20th-June 17th  (Wednesdays) 9:30am-11:30am

This program will be delivered online  via  ZOOM   A link to the zoom group session will be sent prior to the session.

Explores the normal developmental changes and challenges in children 18 months-4 years.  Topics such as normal developmental changes and challenges, understanding parenting styles and their effect on behaviour, learning through play, positive discipline, avoiding power struggles, effective communication and self-esteem.  Bring your questions! Certificate upon completion.

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Childcare is available: Cost: $0./00

Dates

May 20, 2020

9:30 am - 11:30 am

May 27, 2020

9:30 pm - 11:30 pm

June 03, 2020

9:30 am - 11:30 am

June 10, 2020

9:30 am - 11:30 am

June 17, 2020

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Participant : 15/15

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How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen (Online Class)

May 28th -June 25th   (Thursdays) 6:30pm -8:30pm

*This class will be presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone. Space is limited to 12 participants.

How do you respond to the toddler who won’t brush his teeth? The preschooler who pinches the baby? The child who throws everything she can reach? It’s hard to be a little kid. It’s hard to be an adult responsible for that little kid. And it’s really hard to think about effective communication when the toast is burning, the baby is crying and you’re exhausted. Help is on the way. Join us for this five week program to navigate and thrive in these important years. Ideal for parents of children ages 2 – 7 years old.

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Childcare is available: Cost: $0./00

Dates

May 28, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

June 04, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

June 11, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

June 18, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

June 25, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Registration : 12/12

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Raising Your Spirited Child-Working with Temperament (Online Class)

June 10th-June 24th  (Wednesdays ) 6:30pm-8:30pm    *3 consecutive classes

*This class will be presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone.

Space is limited to 15 participants.

Discover the best ways of helping your child reach his/her potential, by matching your parenting methods with their individual temperament traits. In this workshop we discuss security, growth and new routines, nine temperament traits, individual personality differences, and taking the power out of power struggles.

No Child Care Available

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Childcare is available: Cost: $0./00

Dates

June 10, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

June 17, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

June 24, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Participant : 14/14

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How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen (Online Class)

June 16th – July 14th   (Thursdays) 6:30pm -8:30pm

*This class will be presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone. Space is limited to 12 participants.

How do you respond to the toddler who won’t brush his teeth? The preschooler who pinches the baby? The child who throws everything she can reach? It’s hard to be a little kid. It’s hard to be an adult responsible for that little kid. And it’s really hard to think about effective communication when the toast is burning, the baby is crying and you’re exhausted. Help is on the way. Join us for this five week program to navigate and thrive in these important years. Ideal for parents of children ages 2 – 7 years old.

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Childcare is available: Cost: $0./00

Dates

June 16, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

June 23, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

June 30, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

July 07, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

July 14, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Participant : 8/12

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Fathering for the Future-Caring Dads

July 2nd-September 17th (Monday and Thursday EVENINGS)

Families Matter is offering the Caring Dads program. The program helps fathers strengthen healthy relationships with their children. The program is offered twice per week. Caring Dads is designed for fathers who want to change behaviors that can lead to violence, or are at risk of exposing their children to abusive or neglectful behaviors. Fathers participating in the program will learn strategies to cope with frustrations, develop realistic expectations and change their perspective to better understand, and meet the needs of their children. Caring Dads means safer children. Please note : upon registration you will be contacted by Mike for intake for this program. Dinner Provided. 

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

#3404 25th St. N.E., Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Childcare is available: Cost: $0./00

Dates

July 02, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

July 06, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

July 13, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

July 20, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

July 27, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

August 06, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

August 13, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

August 20, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

August 27, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

September 03, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

September 10, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

September 14, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

September 17, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Participant -July 2 - September 17 : 1/15

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Circle of Security Evening Program (Online Class)

July 2nd-August 20th  2020 (Thursdays)   6:30pm-8:30pm

*This class will be presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone.

This is a 8 class course. Minimum attendance at 7 classes is required for certificate of completion.

No Childcare Available

The Circle of Security is a relationship based early intervention program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and children. Decades of university-based research have confirmed that secure children exhibit increased empathy, greater self-esteem, better relationships with parents and peers, enhanced school readiness, and an increased capacity to handle emotions more effectively when compared with children who are not secure.

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Childcare is available: Cost: $0./00

Dates

July 02, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

July 09, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

July 16, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

July 23, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

July 30, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

August 06, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

August 13, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

August 20, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Participant : 10/10

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Postpartum Depression Education for Dads

July 8th – July 15th   (Wednesdays) 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Postpartum Information and Support for Dads

PPD affects the entire family. We invite the Dad’s to join us in order to better understand postpartum difficulties and depression.  Dads will learn strategies that can help Mom feel better. Getting better—getting through it stronger than before. Relationship and communication tools will be discussed.

This program is limited to 10 Dads and is facilitated by Jory & Amanda McMillian, who have experienced PPD and will share how to effectively move through this.

 

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

#3404 25th St. N.E., Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Childcare is available: Cost: $0./00

Dates

July 08, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

July 15, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Participant : 2/10

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