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Creating New Family Christmas Rituals 2020 (Online Class)

November 25th   (Wednesday)   10:00am-12:00pm

Managing expectations and creating new experiences for your family over the holidays

The holidays are looking very different for many of us and this can cause additional stress for you and your children as we navigate this new territory.

When we acknowledge these changes and disappointments we can then empower ourselves to prepare our children and extended families with new creative ways to connect and celebrate.

Share your concerns and creative solutions with other parents and caregivers and learn some strategies for coping with stress over the holidays  as we manage our expectations and create new  experiences for ourselves and our families.

Susanne is a certified instructor/trainer in the development and delivery of early education programs that promote mental well-being and resiliency in this interactive Zoom class.

Susanne is a Designated Trainer with “Strong Minds, Strong Kids Psychology Canada”, and delivers impactful and useful classes for parents delivered with her good humour and openness.

These classes are being presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone. Space is limited to 16 participants.

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

November 25, 2020

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Participant : 3/16

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Dad and the Law (Online Class)

November 25th (Wednesday) 6:30pm-8:30pm

Are you a dad who is in the process of separating or divorcing? Do you have questions that you would like to ask a lawyer? Join us for this dads only, information session.

This class is being presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone. Space is limited to 14 participants.

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

November 25, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Participant : 9/14

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Kids Have Stress Too - (Online Class)

November 23rd and  November 30th  (Mondays) 6:30pm-8:30pm

Learn how to recognize stress in children. Identify the key role relationships with parents and caregivers play in helping children learn to manage stress. Practice age-appropriate stress-management techniques that help teach children to relax and become more resilient.

Learn effective ways to promote positive emotional development and self-regulation in young children. For parents of children 6-12.

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

 

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

November 23, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

November 30, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Participants : 20/20

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

December 1st, 3rd, 8th, and 10th  (Tuesdays and Thursdays) 7:00 pm- 8:30 pm

These classes will give parents the tools & strategies to help their children learn to cope with stress and understand and better to express their feelings.

We will learn about stress from your child’s point of view as well as your own stress response and coping skills.  The 4th class is about self care to support you.

Based on “Kids Have Stress Too” and “Stress Lessons” programs by “Strong Minds, Strong Kids Psychology Canada” to nurture resilience in kids with the use of psychological science so they can manage, learn, and grow from the many challenges in life.

For parents & caregivers of children ages 7 to 12.

These classes are being presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone. Space is limited to 16 participants.

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

December 01, 2020

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

December 03, 2020

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

December 08, 2020

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

December 10, 2020

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Participant : 6/16

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

January 5th, 7th, 12th and 14th  (Tuesdays and Thursdays) 6:30-8:00pm

These classes will give parents the tools & strategies to help their children learn to cope with stress and understand and better to express their feelings.

We will learn about stress from your child’s point of view as well as your own stress response and coping skills.  The 4th class is about self care to support you.

Based on “Kids Have Stress Too” and “Stress Lessons” programs by “Strong Minds, Strong Kids Psychology Canada” to nurture resilience in kids with the use of psychological science so they can manage, learn, and grow from the many challenges in life.

For parents & caregivers of children ages 2 to 7.

These classes are being presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone. Space is limited to 16 participants.

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

January 05, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

January 07, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

January 12, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

January 14, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Participant : 4/16

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How to Talk So Little Kids 2-7 Will Listen (Online Class)

January 12th – February 9th  (Tuesdays) 9:30am – 11:30am

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/caregivers of children ages 2 – 7 years old.

*This class will be presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone. Space is limited to 20 participants.

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

January 12, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

January 19, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

January 26, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

February 02, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

February 09, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Participant : 8/20

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How to Talk So Little Kids 2-7 Will Listen (Online Class)

January 12th – February 9th  (Tuesdays) 6:30pm -8:30pm

*This class will be presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone. Space is limited to 18 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/caregivers of children ages 2 – 7 years old.

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

January 12, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

January 19, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

January 26, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

February 02, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

February 09, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Participant : 20/20

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Terrific Toddlers (Online Class)

January 13th-February 10th  (Wednesdays) 9:30am-11:30am

*This class will be presented through an online ZOOM platform, accessible by computer or cell phone. Space is limited to 20 participants.

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 behavior, 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

Dates

January 13, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

January 20, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

January 27, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

February 03, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

February 10, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Participant : 20/20

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Parent Tip Time: Respectful Parenting - (Online Class)

January 14th (Thursday)  9:30am- 11:00am

Parenting is tough! Let’s talk about your self respect, self image and self esteem. You are doing a better job than you think! Time to talk and share together. This class supports all parents.

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

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

January 14, 2021

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Participant : 20/20

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How To Talk So Teens Will Listen - (Online Class)

January 14th – February 11th  (Thursdays)  6:30pm-8:30pm

These are important years for deepening the trust between you and your teenager.  In this class we will explore how to:

Creating a space where you can listen and respond helpfully to your teenagers (ages 12-17) concerns.
Express your own strong feelings without being hurtful.
Take action and clarify expectations without resorting to threats and punishments.
Encourage your teen to take responsibility and be thoughtful about their choices.
Work out problems together. Talk about sex, drugs and more without preaching.

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

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

January 14, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

January 21, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

January 28, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

February 04, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

February 11, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Participant : 8/20

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