Parenting Education

TRIPLE P – POSITIVE PARENTING PROGRAM (SELECT SEMINAR SERIES)

For Parents of children aged 0 to 12

Learn simple and practical strategies to help confidently manage your children’s behaviour, prevent problems and build strong, healthy relationships. Triple P is a research-based parenting program with evidence to show it works.

Dates: Mondays, (for 3 weeks) May 1, May 8 and May 15
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Fee: $35.00 per person or $45.00 per couple

ANXIETY IN CHILDREN Presented by A.D.A.M.

For Parents 

Do you have a child who is anxious? Looking for ways to help? Join the Anxiety Disorders Association of Manitoba to explore the different aspects of childhood anxiety, including signs and symptoms, thought patterns, and different types of anxiety. Learn about ways to help a child who is struggling with anxiety.

Date: Tuesday, April 11
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Fee: $15.00 per person

 

TECHNOLOGY AND ETIQUETTE

For Parents of Children ages 8 and up

There are so many ways to communicate with each other in the world today, and the use of technology has made it quicker, more convenient, and easier than ever before. Each form of communication has it’s upsides and downsides. Come and explore etiquette in the world of technology, and learn what is rude or inappropriate, a better  form of communication for various situations, and how to make those judgement calls.

Date: Wednesday, May 31
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Fee: $15.00 per person 

 

PARENTING STRATEGIES AND ADHD

For Parents of Children ages 6 to 12 with ADHD

Explore parenting strategies such as effective communication, and positive approaches to discipline that will strengthen your relationship with your child. Topics include: Teaching new skills; Defining rules; Responding to challenging behaviors consistently; Planning for potentially difficult situations; Encouraging the behaviors you want to see more of; and Being a strong advocate for your child’s needs. *Families are not required to provide confirmation of diagnosis, but the program is not for families undergoing an assessment process.

Date: Thursdays, for 5 weeks from May 4 through to June 1
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fee: $55.00 per person or $65.00 per couple

 

HOW TO TEACH  YOUR KIDS ABOUT MONEY  Presented by Sharon Bain, CPA Canada

For Parents of Children of all ages

Information, tips, worksheets, tools and resources for parents to help them raise kids who are financially independent and responsible, including age appropriate teaching, dealing with contentious money issues, and more. The focus is on money-related topics appropriate for young kids, pre-teens, teenagers, and emerging adults.  This session will include a short discussion at the end about a potential new program for young adults (12 to 16 year-olds) who are preparing to enter the volunteer or paid workforce. 

Date: Wednesday, May 17
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fee: $10 per person 

 

ALPHABET SOUP

FREE 6 week Parent and Child program courtesy of The Winnipeg Foundation and Literacy for Life funding

For Parents along with their Children ages 2 to 6 

Alphabet Soup brings together the goals of encouraging a love of language and books, while expanding children’s healthy eating experiences. Families will enjoy learning together about food and healthy eating through rhymes, songs, and stories. Interactive snack time provides the chance to try new things, while providing parents with new healthy food ideas and information. parents will have te opportunity to separately engage in discussion while their children play and create art.

***Please call the office to register (204) 284-9311

Date: Wednesday mornings, for 6 weeks, from May 10 to June 14
Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am

 

PARENT EDUCATOR ONE-ON-ONE APPOINTMENTS

For Parents and Caregivers 

This individualized one-on-one service will provide you, in your role of parent, with an opportunity to focus on challenges you are experiencing with your child.

Fee: $45.00 per hour Pre-payment is required

Appointments are required. For more information, or to arrange an appointment, please contact us at 204-284-9311.