Upcoming Parenting Classes

Fall 2016 parenting courses are now open for registration!

SPACE IS VERY LIMITED. DON’T DELAY! Just click on the title of the workshop or course below for more information and to register.

Nurturing the Sibling Relationship
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 – presented by Gillian Frise
Swansea Town Hall

Put your kids on the same team so you can live in peace! Learn simple but effective techniques to promote cooperation instead of competition. This workshop also touches on how to prepare your child for a new sibling so is suitable for parents with children of any age.

2-Week Positive Parenting
Thursday, November 3 & 10, 2016, presented by Pamela Smith
Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga

In this 2-hour intensive workshop, you will learn how to help your child develop self-discipline, responsibility, cooperation & problem solving skills. Our passionate facilitator will provide you with the tools you need to restore peace in your parent-child relationship or to pre-empt any struggles you may have coming up around the corner.

Raising Confident Children
Monday, November 7, 2016, presented by Meghan Cox
KaZa Family Centre – Toronto East

In this intensive 2-hour workshop, learn practical tools that will allow you to nurture your child’s self-confidence and pave the way for healthy decision-making. Appropriate for parents of elementary school-aged children.

How to Talk so Your Kids will Listen
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, presented by Elaine Lenehan
Swansea Town Hall

Good communication is an important parenting skill.  Whether you are parenting a toddler or a teenager, good communication is the key to building self-esteem as well as mutual respect. In this workshop you will learn practical communication strategies to help build bridges and strengthen relationships in your family.

Raising a Confident Child
Wednesday, November 23, 2016, presented by Pamela Smith
Swansea Town Hall

In this intensive 2-hour workshop, our parenting experts will share practical tips that will nurture your child’s self-confidence which will pave the way for healthy decision-making as the turbulent teen years approach.

Parenting For Sexual Health
Monday, November 28, 2016, presented by Liz Berholz and Stephanie Baptist
KaZa Family Centre – Toronto East

Sexual health doesn’t start in Sex Ed. It starts at home. In PEN’s brand new workshop, facilitated by a parent coach and a sexual health educator, parents will build their capacity to talk about a variety of sexual health topics with children of any age. Participants will leave with tools and resources for continuing this courageous conversation at home.

Strengthening your Child’s Social Skills *NEW*
Wednesday, December 7, 2016, presented by Vivian Pengelly
Swansea Town Hall

Join us for one of our exciting new workshops in 2016! Learn to support your children as they develop as social beings. Help them meet the challenges of recess and find their comfortable place within their peer group.

4-Week Positive Parenting
Mondays, January 16 – February 6, 2017, Meghan Cox
KaZa Family Centre – Toronto East

Each age and stage of your child’s development is full of wonderful milestones and new challenges! This four week course will focus on tools and techniques to help you navigate those difficult times while fostering the development of self-discipline, responsibility, cooperation and problem-solving skills in your child. With ample time to discuss participants’ specific needs and challenges, this course will offer insight into a positive approach to discipline and address issues such as power struggles, effective communication, dealing with tantrums … and more! Appropriate for parents of elementary school-aged children.
(Note: This workshops runs every Monday night from 7 pm – 9 pmJanuary 16, 23, 30 and February 6)


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