Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

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 manage upset […]

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Just for Dads…the nuts and bolts of parenting

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Are you looking for ways to build a strong relationship with your child? 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 […]

Monday, February 27th, 2017

You’re not the boss of me… positive discipline for 0-12 year olds

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positive discipline for 0-12 year 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 an informative and interactive exploration […]

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Parenting your anxious child – SEMINAR

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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 Ottawa, this one-night introductory workshop will provide you with an overview of anxiety in children. You’ll […]

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Anger Management… especially for parents

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How can I avoid “blowing my top” at my children? How can I channel my anger into effective discipline? Are there any “good” ways to express my anger? Under the expert direction of facilitators at Family Services Ottawa, this six-week course offers an informative and interactive exploration of the challenges and opportunities for parents when […]

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

FRIENDS for Life (anxiety prevention program for children 7 – 9 years old)

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An Anxiety Prevention Program for children 7-9 years with mild to moderate anxiety FRIENDS for Life is an evidence-based prevention program proven to be effective in building emotional resilience and teaching strategies that are practical and useful for coping with times of worry and change. These are important skills that can help children cope with […]

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Teens… the great parenting challenge – SEMINAR

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  What is “typical” teen behaviour?                                                              How can I keep the lines of communication open with my teen? How can I set reasonable behaviour limits for my teen?   Join Joanne Boyd for a one-night workshop at Family Services Ottawa.  This seminar offers an informative and interactive exploration of the challenges and opportunities facing […]

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Parenting with Confidence for parents of children 6-16

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Family Services Ottawa presents another series of parenting workshops for clients of the Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa.  This 10-week course explores the challenges and opportunities of parenting children who are between the ages of 6 and 16 years old.  The workshops are highly interactive.  Parents will have an opportunity to learn concrete techniques while […]

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Discipline that Doesn’t Hurt… anyone

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Description: 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 Ottawa, this five-week course offers an informative and interactive exploration of the challenges and opportunities facing […]

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

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 Ottawa, this three-week course offers an informative and interactive exploration of the challenges and opportunities facing parents of […]

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