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PARENTING IS A JOURNEY

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WORKSHOPS 2021

 

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

 

Triple P Seminar: Raising Confident, Competent Children - June 24, 8:00-9:30pm (in partnership with Jasper Place Resource Center)

Six key building blocks children need to do well in life. You can help your child become confident and successful – at school and beyond. Find out ways to encourage them to be respectful and considerate, communicate and get on well with others, feel good about themselves and become independent problem solvers. 

 

"Numbers are Everywhere!" - June 29, 6:30 - 8:00pm (in partnership with Centre for Family Literacy)

Do you need help sorting the socks, measuring for a recipe or finding Family Day on the calendar? Your toddler can help as they learn and understand numbers. This workshop is full of fun and easy ideas and activities to help your little one discover a love of numbers.

Fall 2021 workshops are to be announced.

 

Workshops are now being offered through Zoom, in the evenings. 

Everyone is welcome to register and participate!

   FCSS Edmonton, who we receive the funding from to provide our support programs and services, continues to require us to collect data regarding the outcomes of our programs.We would really appreciate your support by providing your feedback, for us to be able to report to FCSS, and to ensure we are able to continue our programming. After you participate in a workshop, please click on the posted link to complete a small survey https://www.123formbuilder.com/form-5496371/
Thank you so much. Your time, efforts and feedback are much appreciated!

   Please feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions, comments, ideas or if you just want to connect 😊

PAST WORKSHOPS

Emotion Coaching - May 27, 8:00 - 10:00pm (in partnership with Jasper Place Resource Center)

This workshop looks at 4 different parenting styles and ways we can support young children to understand and express their emotions (frustration, sadness, fear, excitement, tantrums, anger). Enrollment is limited.

 

Healthy Homes - June 3, 8:00 - 9:00pm, (in partnership with Canada Health)

A virtual Healthy Home session on environmental health in the home and how you can reduce the risk of harmful chemicals. The topics covered include mold, lead, radon, cleaning products, air quality, how to be your own risk manager and more. We would like to show you what Health Canada is doing in regards to public awareness of environmental health and share resources on environmental health that are available. 

Triple P Discussion Group "Developing Good Bedtime Routines" - June 10, 8:00 - 10:00pm (in partnership with Jasper Place Resource Center)

Explore different problems parents commonly face at bedtime. Develop strategies to prevent these problems and a plan to deal with them when they do occur. Enrollment is limited to 15 people. 

 

"Building Blocks to Literacy" - June 15, 6:00 - 7:30pm (in partnership with Centre for Family Literacy)

Can parents help their children get ready for literacy or are they already preparing them? This workshop will look at the stages children go through before they become readers and writers. Parents will be able to identify the stage their child is in and participate in fun hands-on activities with their child. 

Technology and the Early Years - May 20, 8:00 - 9:30pm (in partnership with Centre for Family Literacy)

Are toddlers and tech a good combination? 

This workshop looks at what research has to say about young children and using technology. We also look at how much time children spend with technology every day while exploring what technology is out there for young children and how it is being used.

Participants will leave this workshop with tips, tools and strategies they can use to help their family find balance in a tech heavy time!

 

Triple P Fear-Less - May 13, 8:00-10:00pm (in partnership with Jasper Place Resource Center)

Everyone feels anxious at times, including children and teenagers. Anxiety is a normal and often helpful reaction to danger and usually passes quickly. However, anxiety may cause significant distress and get in the way of everyday life. Learning to manage anxiety effectively is a vital life skill, but it's something we may not have been taught. Fear-Less Triple P:

*offers parents/caregivers key anxiety-management skills they can teach to their children

*helps understand how anxiety works

*how to help children develop coping skills, face feared situations, and manage children's anxious behavior effectively. 

 

Parenting in 2 Cultures Program - May 6, 8:00 - 9:30pm (in partnership with Catholic Social Services)

Come and join the conversation about being a parent in Canada. Get to know the program, and find out how to communicate better with your kids and strengthen family bonds.

 

Kids Have Stress Too - April 29, 8:00-10:00pm (in partnership with Jasper Place Resource Center)

Developed by The Psychology Foundation of Canada 

This program helps parents; caregivers understand childhood stress and how to provide children with the tools to deal with stress effectively. It is a broad-based primary prevention program, which provides parents, caregivers, and communities with the knowledge, awareness and skills to help young people become healthier and more resilient through learning how to manage their stress. 

Enrollment is limited to 15 people.

 

Triple P Seminar: Raising Confident, Competent Children - April 22, 8:00-9:30pm (in partnership with Jasper Place Resource Center)

Six key building blocks children need to do well in life. You can help your child become confident and successful – at school and beyond. Find out ways to encourage them to be respectful and considerate, communicate and get on well with others, feel good about themselves and become independent problem solvers. 

Triple P Discussion Group: Hassle Free Shopping with Children - April 15, 8:00-10:00pm (in partnership with Jasper Place Resource Center)

A look at this common time parents have to deal with difficult behavior in public. Discuss step by step strategies to prevent problems and help children to cooperate on shopping trips. Get practical strategies to make shopping tantrum-free (& even fun!). Enrollment is limited to 15 people.

Triple P Discussion Group: Dealing with Fighting and Aggression - April 8, 8:00-10:00pm (in partnership with Jasper Place Resource Center)

Covers skills children need to be able to cooperate, solve problems and get along with others, manage those times when children fight, become aggressive or destructive. Enrollment is limited to 15 people.

Triple P Discussion Group: Dealing with Fighting and Aggression - April 1, 8:00-10:00pm (in partnership with Jasper Place Resource Center)

Covers skills children need to be able to cooperate, solve problems and get along with others; manage those times when children fight, become aggressive or destructive. Enrollment is limited to 15 people.

Strategies for Strong Parenting - March 25, 8:00-9:15pm + time for Q&A (Presenter: Heather Gautreau) 

This seminar explores vital aspects of intentional, responsive parenting that powerfully impact the way children experience their interactions with adults. These strategies help to facilitate effective expectations, encouragement, and discipline.

Thriving Adults = Thriving Kids - March 18, 8:00-9:15pm + time for Q&A (Presenter: Heather Gautreau) 

This seminar focuses on discovering ways to go beyond ‘surviving’ everyday challenges to develop a healthy, thriving approach to life.

Uplifting Children, Part 2 - March 11, 8:00-9:15pm + time for Q&A (Presenter: Heather Gautreau) 

This workshop focuses on practical ways that parents and caregivers can create a positive environment that is based in strong relationships and supports emotional well-being, resilience, and growth across all ages and developmental stages.

Triple P: Raising Resilient Children - March 4, 8:00-9:30pm (in partnership with Jasper Place Resource Center)

How a child’s ability to manage feelings and cope with day to day stresses builds.

Uplifting Children, Part 1 - February 25, 8:00-9:00pm + time for Q&A (Presenter: Heather Gautreau) 

This workshop focuses on practical ways that parents and caregivers can create a positive environment that is based in strong relationships and supports emotional well-being, resilience, and growth across all ages and developmental stages.

Responding to Challenging Behaviours, Part 2 - February 18, 8:00-9:00pm + time for Q&A (Presenter: Heather Gautreau) 

This workshop explores some underlying reasons for challenging behaviors, including behaviors like conflict and aggression. Strategies are explored that recognize and can help to address the underlying reason for a child's behavior, facilitating efforts to move forward in a positive, collaborative manner.

Responding to Challenging Behaviours, Part 1 - February 11, 8:00-9:00pm + time for Q&A (Presenter: Heather Gautreau) 

This workshop explores some underlying reasons for challenging behaviors, including behaviors like temper tantrums and power struggles. Strategies are explored that recognize and can help to address the underlying reason for a child's behavior, facilitating efforts to move forward in a positive, collaborative manner.

Emotion Coaching - February 4, 8:00-10:00pm (in partnership with Jasper Place Resource Center)

This workshop looks at 4 different parenting styles and ways we can support young children to understand and express their emotions (frustration, sadness, fear, excitement, tantrums, anger). Enrollment is limited.

Developing Children’s Natural Potential - January 28, 8:00-9:00PM + time for Q&A (Presenter: Heather Gautreau) 

This workshop delves into the role of purposeful and responsive parenting that works alongside a child's temperament, personality development, birth order, and learning style.  

Developing Self Control - January 21, 8:00-9:00PM + time for Q&A (Presenter: Heather Gautreau) 

This workshop will define and explore the concept of self control and explore how elements such as self esteem, self-efficacy, and locus of control can impact the development of effective self control. 

Developing Self Esteem - January 14, 8:00-9:00PM + time for Q&A (Presenter: Heather Gautreau) 

This workshop will define and explore the concept of self esteem and explore how elements such as life experience, external relationships, and self-efficacy can impact the development of healthy self esteem. 

Building Healthy Relationships - January 7, 8:00-9:00PM + time for Q&A (Presenter: Heather Gautreau) 

This workshop explores strategies for balancing unconditional acceptance with accountability, with a focus on effective communication, attachment, bonding, credibility, and growth. The concepts of Gary Chapman’s Five Love Languages are also explored, along with strategies for using the love languages to build healthy relationships.