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Teaching Young Children Cooperation Skills

Young children learn skills like cooperation, taking turns and patience through play. Play also provides parents
with important opportunities to coach, model and encourage their child’s appropriate behaviour. Learn how to be
involved in your child’s play in order to reinforce these skills, increase cooperation and reduce behavioural
challenges.

The Workshop Facilitator will email registrants sign-on instructions 12-24 hours before the workshop starts.

Just for Moms

Being a mother can be very stressful, and it is important to take care of yourself! Learn how to manage stress in order to bring balance to your life, celebrate your strengths and feel good about being you!

The Workshop Facilitator will email registrants sign-on instructions 12-24 hours before the workshop starts.

Family Resilience During COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, our anxiety levels may be heightened and we are experiencing a social and physical disconnect from others. In this workshop, parents will learn how to build/maintain resilience; techniques to remain emotionally healthy through self-care; as well as how to support their children during this difficult time.

The Workshop Facilitator will email registrants sign-on instructions 12-24 hours before the workshop starts.

Strategies for ADHD (4 – 12 years)

ADHD can impact the social, emotional, behavioural and academic areas of a child’s life. Learn specific strategies to help manage the symptoms of ADHD and increase your child’s ability to be more successful in all areas of their life.

The Workshop Facilitator will email registrants sign-on instructions 12-24 hours before the workshop starts.

Parenting the Young Explosive Child (4 – 7 years)

Some children have difficulty tolerating frustration and solving problems. In this workshop you will learn how to prevent meltdowns, set realistic behavioural expectations and help your child learn to problem-solve with you to manage their emotions and behaviour.

The Workshop Facilitator will email registrants sign-on instructions 12-24 hours before the workshop starts.

Gaming & Internet Challenges

This workshop will look at what makes gaming addictive and highlight youth who are most vulnerable to becoming addicted. It will also discuss the connections between gaming addictions, excessive internet use and mental health disorders. Additionally, the workshop will also provide parents with effective strategies for parenting young people who develop a gaming addiction and who also have mental health challenges. Parents will have an opportunity to share their experiences and discuss any concerns they have regarding gaming and their children.

The Workshop Facilitator will email registrants sign-on instructions 12-24 hours before the workshop starts.

Mind, Body Spirit Harmony Through Breath Work (ages 10 – 12)

Youth will be guided through a meditation exercise that focuses on “breath-work” as a key component to re-connecting to their “inner selves” at any time. In addition to the self-affirmations and coping skills learned, youth will also learn the value of breathing and relaxing into their bodies as a way of staying connected and true to themselves.

The Workshop Facilitator will email registrants sign-on instructions 12-24 hours before the workshop starts.

Dealing with Family Conflict

Conflict happens in every family. Learn what triggers conflict in your family and how to resolve conflicts between siblings, and between parents and their children. Learn how to avoid conflicts and create a peaceful home environment.

The Workshop Facilitator will email registrants sign-on instructions 12-24 hours before the workshop starts.

Parenting Your Anxious Child (2-Part Workshop)

Learn more about what children’s emotions are telling us and how anxiety affects their feelings, bodies, thoughts and behaviours. Explore helpful and unhelpful parenting strategies to support children to manage anxiety.

Please Note: This Workshop Registration is for 2-parts, held on 2 separate dates:

  • Part One: Thursday July 9 from 10 AM to 12 PM
  • Part Two: Thursday July 16 from 10 AM to 12 PM

The Workshop Facilitator will email registrants sign-on instructions 12-24 hours before the workshop starts.

Managing Challenging Behaviours

Some childhood behaviours present significant challenges for parents to manage. This workshop will teach you how to effectively respond to noncompliant, aggressive, disruptive and disrespectful behaviour.

The Workshop Facilitator will email registrants sign-on instructions 12-24 hours before the workshop starts.

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