Thursday, June 11th, 2020

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 parents with teenagers. […]

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

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, May 13th, 2020

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 […]

Monday, April 20th, 2020

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 […]

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

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, 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 […]

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

FRIENDS for Life (anxiety prevention program for children 7-9 yrs.)

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anxiety prevention program for children 7-9 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, February 6th, 2020

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 […]

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

Effective Parenting through Positive Discipline SEMINAR

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Are you looking for ways to reduce battles and increase cooperation in your home? Are you looking for ways to build on your parenting skills and knowledge? Join JOANNE BOYD for a one-night parenting workshop that can change the atmosphere in your home! “We’ll explore the role of sleep, healthy nutrition, predictable daily routines and […]

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

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 […]

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