Intended for parents who are thinking
about beginning to toilet train their
young children. Prepare your family
for success by establishing your
child’s readiness skills, collecting
data, and creating a plan. Focusing
on motivation and reinforcement
to help support successful learning
opportunities. Additional strategies
and recommendations to help support
children with speech and language or
developmental delays.

A good night’s sleep is important to
healthy growth and development of
young children. This workshop will
help review how you can ensure your
family is getting the rest they need.
Helping you establish a good bedtime
routine, understanding sleep hygiene
and how to create healthy sleep habits
in your home. We will help identify
where your child’s sleep problems may
be occurring within the routine and
provide practical strategies to help.

Learn how to identify and understand
what your child is trying to
communicate to you thorough their
behaviour. Families will learn how to
identify the function of your child’s
negative behaviour and teach practical
strategies to help you and your child
prepare for, plan, and teach new skills
to increase positive behaviour.. You will
learn positive parenting strategies, to
help establishing boundaries, routines
and clear expectations to set both you
and your child up for success.

Learn how to identify and understand
what your child is trying to
communicate to you thorough their
behaviour. Families will learn how to
identify the function of your child’s
negative behaviour and teach practical
strategies to help you and your child
prepare for, plan, and teach new skills
to increase positive behaviour.. You will
learn positive parenting strategies, to
help establishing boundaries, routines
and clear expectations to set both you
and your child up for success.

Intended for parents who are thinking
about beginning to toilet train their
young children. Prepare your family
for success by establishing your
child’s readiness skills, collecting
data, and creating a plan. Focusing
on motivation and reinforcement
to help support successful learning
opportunities. Additional strategies
and recommendations to help support
children with speech and language or
developmental delays.

Help your child overcome their fear of dentists, doctors, needles and medical appointments. Family members and caregivers will gain a better understanding of how to prepare and educate children for doctor, dentist and hospital visits. Coping strategies and practical tips will be shared.

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In this educational workshop parents and caregivers we will review strategies to increase your child's cooperation and improve listening to parental requests. You will learn why children may be acting out, and how to best support them with their strong emotions.

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Creating Meaningful Social Routines With Your Toddler at Home

Learn the importance of shared smiling between you and your toddler, how social routines can increase interaction and promote communication and, get ideas and strategies to try out with your toddler. Workshop format provides opportunities to ask questions and receive resources.

This 8-session workshop is for moms, dads and caregivers of children up to 6 years of age.  Participants will watch video clips, learn strategies to enhance the parent-child attachment relationship and improve child behaviour, and discuss these issues with the leaders and other participants. Course is in-person . Limited on-site childcare and transportation assistance available.

Dealing with constant fighting between your children at home? Understand why they don't get along, how you can build positive relationship between them and how to respond differently to their bickering.

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Learn how to manage the emotional waves your children experience by using mindfulness based strategies to reduce the intensity of big emotions. Mindfulness techniques encourage children to learn how to be present with their emotions rather than overcome by them. These techniques provide an opportunity for caregivers to connect and model them with their children by adding them into daily practice.

 

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Learn ways to help your child or youth handle their emotions with positive choices and calming practices.

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1 hour session: This workshop provides ideas for helping re-build connection with your child or teen, working together, strengthening the parent-child relationship and improving cooperation and communication.

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An educational workshop for caregivers explaining the basics of emotional regulation. You will learn how to help your child deal with their emotions in a helpful way. Teach your child and youth how to talk it out instead of act it out.

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Inviting you to learn about your child or youths mental health journey and how you can best support them. We will explore topics to help you gain insight into the stigma and effects of mental health, develop a deeper understanding and discover various types of help available.

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Creating Meaningful Social Routines With Your Toddler at Home

Learn the importance of shared smiling between you and your toddler, how social routines can increase interaction and promote communication and, get ideas and strategies to try out with your toddler. Workshop format provides opportunities to ask questions and receive resources.

In this 8-session workshop for moms and dads of children 6 months to 6 years, participants watch video clips, learn strategies to enhance the parent-child attachment relationship and improve child behaviour, and discuss these issues with the leaders and other parents.

Location: Ron Joyce Children's Center - 325 Wellington St. N. Hamilton, ON

This is a virtual educational session for parents and caregivers. Our focus will be on introducing effective everyday practical parenting solutions.  These strategies are well known to reduce conflict, gain compliance and increase your parenting confidence.

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This is a virtual educational 3 session program. It will provide a brief overview of  variety of childhood anxiety disorders, why children are anxious, and how it affects them. Parents and caregivers will learn strategies for coping,  improving communication and managing anxious and sometimes disruptive behavior that gets in the way of everyday living.

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Dates May 30, June 6, 13

Time: 5:30-6:30 pm

This is an introductory educational workshop to help parents and caregivers learn how to identify and understand impulsive behaviour(s). We will explore strategies caregivers can use to support re-directing impulsive behaviour.

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A virtual educational session for caregivers.  Explore what causes anxiety in their young child and how it effects their child's daily life. Caregivers are introduced to some basic child coping strategies for anxiety.

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This is a virtual educational session for parents and caregivers.

After the age of two we expect our children to stop having temper tantrums. However, you may have a child that is well beyond toddler years who still has a hard time controlling their emotions. In this workshop we will explore the difference between tantrums and meltdowns and identify some strategies for managing these behaviours.

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This workshop will help parents understand how to raise resilient children. Children respond differently to the challenges in life. With our guidance we will show you how to empower your child and nurture these skills so they can learn to bounce back with confidence.

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Join is for this parent and caregiver educational workshop. Validation is a powerful tool for parents. It helps you connect with your child/teen and it can diffuse difficult behavior. They will feel heard and open up more. This will give you the skills to get you started.

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An educational workshop for parents and caregivers explaining the basics of emotional regulation. You will learn how to help your child deal with their emotions in a helpful way. Teach your child and youth how to talk it out instead of act it out.

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This one session workshop will review the basics and benefits of developing consistent routines and how to best manage bedtime, homework and everyday routines.  Visuals, organizational skills, pre-planning and transitions will be discussed.

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Join us for this introductory educational opportunity to explore more about childhood anxiety, triggers and the effects on your child and teen. We will also introduce coping strategies to help you empower your child and youth.

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"Adapted from Managing Meltdowns, Collaborative Problem Solving"

This four session virtual course focuses on collaborative problem solving to help defuse behaviours and improve communication. Whether you are dealing with explosive behaviours or a child that shuts down it can make parenting more difficult. Spirited temperaments, understanding what is behind the child’s behavior, coping strategies and two-way problem solving/communication will be reviewed.

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Dates: July 6,13, 20, 27

 

This 3 session course for parents and caregivers will review ADHD, how it effects children and teens and strategies for supporting your adhd child/teen. We will review why they act the way they do, how to give them the tools they need to succeed and ways to support them. Topics discussed: evidence based parenting strategies, emotional regulation, executive functioning, and social skills.

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Dates  May 3, 10, 17 2023

Time: 5:30-6:30 pm

An introductory educational workshop for parents and caregivers that will introduce some of the issues or concerns with shy, anxious behaviours. Strategies and supports available for your child will be discussed and provided.

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This educational workshop provides ideas for helping parents and caregivers build resiliency in your child and teen. We explore potential obstacles, and strategies that can increase and build your child's potential for resilience.

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This workshop is for parents /caregivers of children and youth 8-14  years of age. Social skills are learned and some children/youth struggle more than others. We are going to focus on how social skills are developed and how you can help strengthen their social development.

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This is a series of 3 weekly VIRTUAL sessions for parents/caregivers to have an opportunity to regain a sense of balance by developing self care and self compassion strategies.  We explore techniques to help you regain a sense of calm and confidence in becoming  in-control, positive parent. This is a personal development/education course.

Topics include self-care, self-compassion, life wheel balance, meditation, time and stress management, managing moods and anger, gratitude and mindfulness.

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This is an introductory educational session for parents and caregivers. We will focus on presenting information to help parents gain  a better understanding of ADHD and the inattentive subtype of ADHD.

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Do you struggle to communicate your child’s needs at school? It can be hard to know how to work as a team with your child’s school, daycare, and community supports. This workshop will help you to take the positive steps to get you there.

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Give your child the skills and tools they need to do well. Time management, routines, habits, charts and more.

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This is an educational opportunity for Parents and caregivers. Participants will be introduced to a variety of simple every day techniques and strategies for reducing stress, clearing the mind, improving focus and decision making. A big benefit is that parents and caregivers will be able to help teach their children these skills and improve their emotional regulation.

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Parenting is hard work. Add difficult behaviour, multiple children with different needs, homework, chores and meal prep and there is little time left for you! We understand and we are here to support you. We will talk about how to get rid of the guilt of taking care of yourself, brain storm ideas and how to make it happen. Because you matter.

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This is a 1 hour VIRTUAL educational session. Co-Parenting is refining your working relationship when it comes to parenting your child. This session will help you understand how to move forward.

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This is an introductory educational session for parents and caregivers. We will focus on presenting information to help parents gain  a better understanding of ADHD and the inattentive subtype of ADHD.

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A 3 session educational series for parents and caregivers. Topics will explore: understanding your child's disruptive behaviours, reducing conflict, dealing with emotions, improving communication and problem solving.

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This 6 session virtual Educational program is designed to reduce anxious behaviour's. We focus on targeting specific anxieties with weekly exposure steps/goal setting for their target anxiety. We will also focus on skill building, developing helpful thinking, managing emotions , body talk awareness(physical reactions), weekly practice with coping skills and relaxation.

In the program you and your child will work on specific worries and fears such as:

Getting through recess, math, etc. with confidence
Talking to friends/meeting new people
Joining in with friends
Doing a presentation in front of the class
Participating in a new activity or a current one (dance, sports, art class, scouts etc.)
Order their own drink or food item at the store/restaurant/coffee shop
Talk to adults
Try something new
Have a sleepover

This group is not appropriate for children under 8 years of age or children with trauma, abuse, OCD, divorce & separation or selective mutism related worries and fears. 

Caregivers need to be engaged in the weekly practice to help transfer the skills learned in the group to have the best possible outcomes.

 

6 weekly VIRTUAL sessions

1st Session - Parent Only Orientation

5 Remaining sessions include parent & child attending together.

Child & Parent Need to be camera ready.

Please Note REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE MAY 10/2023 for this CLASS

Parent session May 24 5:30- 6:30 pm Materials and zoom link will be sent in advance

Child/Parent Sessions -May 31 June 7, 14, 21, 28 5:30- 6:30 pm - Zoom links and work book sections will be sent in advance to download

You will receive an email from us before the program start date to confirm your spot and course overview to make sure this is a good fit for you and your child. 

***Limited Enrollment

 

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