Sunday, May 5th, 2013

Celebrate the Creative Journey!

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This year, several arts and mental health agencies are hosting events across Ottawa.  Celebrate the Creative Journey to mental health and recovery with us. As part of this week, Family Services Ottawa is hosting a workshop on May 7th that will invite individuals to discover their creativity through dance.  

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Mental Health Week Workshop

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Celebrating the Creative Journey. In recognition of Mental Health Week, Family Services Ottawa is hosting a workshop that will invite individuals to discover their creativity through dance. This workshop provides participants the opportunity to explore a new medium of non-verbal expression. The open atmosphere is one that promotes authenticity, connection and communication. Each participant is […]

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Ottawa High Conflict Forum presents…

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Managing High Conflict Personalities in Divorce and Family Violence:  Clinical and Legal Perspectives. This seminar will present the different types of personalities seen in high conflict divorce and family violence situations.  Family conflict dynamics will be addressed, including how to assess the possibility of abuse, power and control dynamics and how these individuals involve their […]

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Parenting your anxious child

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How can I help my child manage their anxiety?   Is this normal behaviour? What can I do to reduce the factors that add to my child’s anxiety? Under the expert direction of Betsy Mann at Family Services à la famille Ottawa, this three-week course offers an informative and interactive exploration of the challenges and opportunities […]

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Discipline that doesn’t hurt… anyone

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 Why do my children misbehave anyway? Is it me?  What’s the difference between discipline and punishment?  How can I make discipline work for my children and for me? Under the expert direction of Susan Duke at Family Services à la famille Ottawa, this five-week course offers an informative and interactive exploration of the challenges and opportunities facing […]

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

Housing Opens Doors

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Something pretty exciting is launching in Ontario this month: the Housing Opens Doors Campaign! Can you imagine the positive change that affordable housing can make in people’s lives?  Good housing leads to good health, stable housing leads to success in school and jobs. Safe and secure housing leads to a higher quality of life at all ages.  […]

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Professional Development – Non-Violent Communication

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Featuring: Shulamit Day Berlevtov The Sexual Assault Network is offering a professional development day on Non-Violent Communication. Compassionate communication, also known as Nonviolent Communication (NVC), was developed by clinical psychologist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr. Marshall Rosenberg (www.nonviolentcommunication.com). NVC is a process and a paradigm for communication that focuses on the needs that are […]

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