Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

Support Group for parents & caregivers of gender creative, trans, transgender children, youth or young adults

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Do you have a child, teen or young adult who is gender diverse, transgender or non-binary? Are you interested in meeting with other parents & caregivers? When: The third Tuesday of every month Where: Family Services Ottawa, 312 Parkdale Avenue For more information contact the Around the Rainbow Trainer and Public Education worker at 613-725-3601 […]

Monday, October 19th, 2020

Beyond the Baby Blues

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Beyond the Baby Blues Are you experiencing postpartum distress, depression and/or anxious moods after the birth or adoption of your baby? Would you like an opportunity to share with other women experiencing similar challenges? Information Session for partners and supporters   In this eight-week group you’ll: Discuss postpartum depression and/or anxiety symptoms in a safe […]

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

FRIENDS for Life – An Anxiety Prevention Program

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for children 10-12 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 stress which they can […]

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

The Art Studio

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Talking about Art – Special Topics via video conference. We will be using Zoom Talking about Art -This week the talk will be about east coast Canadian artist Alex Colville Part I. Coleville is a towering figure in the history of Canadian contemporary art .This artist stands quite alone, beyond category. Behind the   realistic imagery […]

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

The Art Studio

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Special Topics via group teleconference or video conference. We will be using Zoom “Ideas – On and About Art “This is a type of discussion gathering that will open with a Topic introduced by the coordinator on an art related question. This will then lead into a peer led interaction. This week’s topic is “WHAT […]

Tuesday, October 6th, 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 […]

Saturday, October 3rd, 2020

LGBTTQ+ Rainbow Families Art and Play Group

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For LGBTTQ+ families and their young children and families with young gender creative children. Join us in art & play activities while connecting with other families. When:  The first Saturday of every month (excluding long weekends), 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Where:  Andrew Fleck Childcare Services, 2330 Don Reid Drive #101 For more information contact […]

Thursday, October 1st, 2020

The Art Studio

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Artwork Assessment via group teleconference or video conference. We will be using Zoom We will discuss works of art that have been submitted in advance to the coordinator.  To join, or request that your work be reviewed, please email the Art Studio Coordinator at artstudio@familyservicesottawa.org

Monday, September 28th, 2020

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 […]

Thursday, September 24th, 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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