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Circle of Security Parenting For Dads- Evening Program (Online Class)

March 11th – April 29th (Thursdays)   6:30pm-8:30pm

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.

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

*This class is for Dads only!

No Childcare Available.

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

March 11, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

March 18, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

March 25, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

April 01, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

April 08, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

April 15, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

April 22, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

April 29, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Participant : 4/12

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Parent Tip Time: Discipline vs Punishment - (Online Class)

March 18th (Thursday)  9:30-am-11:00am

Positive discipline techniques to help guide parents away from punishment. For parents of children ages 1-5.

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

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

March 18, 2021

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Participant : 15/20

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

March 23rd, 25th, 30th, and April 1st  (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.

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

March 23, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

March 30, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

April 06, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

April 13, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Participant : 0/16

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Parent Tip Time: Avoiding Power Struggles - (Online Class)

March 24th (Wednesdays)  6:30pm-8:30pm

The more early prevention, the less intervention. In this workshop we discuss modern issues and concerns regarding positive discipline; examine the difference between punishment and discipline and learn positive approaches to encouraging positive behaviour. For parents of children ages 3-9.

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

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

March 24, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Participant : 2/20

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Parent Tip Time: Time In vs Time Out - (Online Class)

March 31sth (Wednesday)  6:30pm-8:30pm

Guiding children through self regulation. (Tame the tantrums!). Techniques to teach children how to calm when big emotions overwhelm them. For parents of children ages 1-5.

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

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

March 31, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Participant : 5/20

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Parent Tip Time: Respectful Parenting - (Online Class)

April 1st (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

April 01, 2021

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Participant : 2/20

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

April 1st – April 29th  (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

April 01, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

April 08, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

April 15, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

April 22, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

April 29, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Participant : 1/20

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Circle of Security Parenting - Morning Program (Online Class)

April 2nd – May 21st  (Fridays)   9:30am-11:30am

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.

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

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

April 02, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

April 09, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

April 16, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

April 23, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

April 30, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

May 07, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

May 14, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

May 21, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Participant : 0/12

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How to Talk So Kids 7-12 Will Listen (Online Class)

April 7th – May 5th  (Wednesdays)  6:30pm-8:30pm

It’s hard to be a kid. It’s hard to be an adult responsible for that 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 7-12 years old.

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

 

 

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

April 07, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

April 14, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

April 21, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

April 28, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

May 05, 2021

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Participant : 1/20

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Parent Tip Time: Avoiding Power Struggles - (Online Class)

April 8th (Thursday)  9:30am-11:00am

The more early prevention, the less intervention. In this workshop we discuss modern issues and concerns regarding positive discipline; examine the difference between punishment and discipline and learn positive approaches to encouraging positive behaviour. For parents of children ages 3-9.

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

$ Cost (CAD): No Cost, Fully Subsidized

Dates

April 08, 2021

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Participant : 0/20

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