Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Practical Skills for Recovery and Mental Health

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Empowering people to make everyday decisions they want to live by Topics February 2 – Building Awareness February 16 – Understanding Safety February 23 – The Science of Willpower These weekly workshops provide participants the opportunity to: Learn more about the topic Practice skills Explore one technique to take home and use today Where:  Family […]

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Parenting through HIGH CONFLICT Separation and Divorce

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  Are you worried about how parent conflict is affecting your children? Would you like to minimize your children’s exposure to conflict? Are you looking for concrete ways to deal with high stress situations between you and your co-parent?   In this six-week course you’ll: Learn the skills needed to improve communication. Learn methods to […]

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Creating Inclusive Spaces for LGBTTQ+ Families in Ottawa

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The Around the Rainbow: Creating Inclusive Spaces for LGBTTQ+ Families in Ottawa manual is now available online.  This manual tells the story of the launch of the program at Family Services Ottawa, how the program and services have evolved over the years, lessons learned and our plans for the future.  We hope that other agencies […]

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Just for Dads… parenting when you’re single

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Are you a dad parenting by yourself and feeling alone? Are you looking for concrete and practical ways to build your child’s self-esteem? Do you wonder how to set reasonable behaviour limits for your   child? Under the expert direction of Tim Paquette at Family Services Ottawa, this eight-week course offers an informative and interactive exploration […]

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Program Closures to due inclement weather

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The following programs will be closed for the evening of February 16, 2015 due to inclement weather: Walk-in Counselling – Last appointment 4:30 pm Parenting through high conflict separation and divorce Drop in Group for Parents with Gender Creative/Independent Kids    

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

You’re not the boss of me

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Map and Directions | Register Online positive discipline for 0-12 yr olds What is “typical” behaviour for children in this age group? How can I help my child build self-esteem? How can I set reasonable behaviour limits for my child? Under the expert direction of Joanne Boyd at Family Services Ottawa, this five-week course offers […]

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Employment Opportunity

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The Family Services Ottawa Employee Assistance Program is currently accepting applications for the following position: EAP Intake Worker/Admin Support The Employee Assistance Program Intake Worker answers all EAP calls, responding to requests for services as the initial point of contact in the EAP. The EAP Intake Worker serves as a triage point, screening for appropriate […]

Saturday, February 27th, 2016

LGBTTQ+ Around the Rainbow Youth Group (ongoing)

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This group is for youth between the ages of 12 – 16 (10 or 11 year old youth may be invited, please speak with Beck first) For youth who identify as gender fluid, trans, two-spirit, gender queer, non-binary, gender diverse (etc) The group is a social space led by trans and non-binary facilitators. The youth […]

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Tree of Life Group

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for children and their mothers who have experienced storms of violence and hardship in their lives. These workshops will help children and their mothers: To recognize and build on their unique personal strengths, culture, skills and history through the use of the image of the tree of life To talk about their experiences and build […]

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