Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

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 […]

Monday, November 18th, 2019

CAS Parenting with Confidence

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For parents of children 6-16 yrs Family Services Ottawa presents another series of parenting workshops for clients of the Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa.  This 9-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 and the participants will […]

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

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

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

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 […]

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

Parenting through High Conflict separation and divorce (Wednesdays)

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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, October 2nd, 2019

FRIENDS for Life

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anxiety prevention program for children 10-12 yrs 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 […]

Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Parenting Through High Conflict Separation and Divorce (Thursdays)

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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 […]

Monday, September 16th, 2019

You’re not the boss of me

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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 an informative and interactive exploration of […]

Thursday, September 5th, 2019

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 six-week course offers an informative […]

Monday, August 26th, 2019

Transcend Drop – In Trans Youth Group

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For gender diverse, transgender and non-binary youth. Make friends, get support, do projects or just have fun! In the group you can hang out, talk, eat snacks, play games, make buttons, make art, share information and sometimes we head over to a nearby park. The monthly activities and topics are planned by the group. Guest […]

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