Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

On middle ground… parenting 6 to 12 year olds

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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 à la famille Ottawa, this five-week course offers an informative and interactive exploration of the challenges and […]

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Gathering Strength Group

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An 8 week group for Women 55+ who have experienced controlling and/or other abusive behaviour by their partner and /or children. Gathering Strength gives women an opportunity to learn from one another in a safe, supportive environment about: possible effects of these experiences on mind, body and spirit how our responses to this mistreatment can […]

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

National Stress Awareness Month

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April is National Stress Awareness Month.  We all have stress.  The amount and the type varies from person to person and from time to time.  Often stress sneaks up on us when we don’t expect it, and other times, even though we can see it coming, it is like our hands are tied and we […]

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

FRIENDS for Life – An Anxiety Prevention Program for children 8-10 years with mild to moderate anxiety

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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 stress which they can use throughout their life. The FRIENDS program was developed […]

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Law Day Run

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The Ottawa law community is running to support the Supervised Access Program.  On Friday April 26 over 300 lawyers will participate in the annual Ottawa Law Day Run. In doing so they will raise funds to support a program that provides a neutral and safe space for children to visit with their non-custodial parent.  Each […]


April 2013



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