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"Parents often talk about the younger generation as if they didn't have anything to do with it."  Haim Ginott

 

FREE!!!

Cape Cod Children’s Place Family Roadshows and

Parenting Workshops and Support Groups:

 

Funded by a grant from Children's Trust , administered by Cape Cod Children's Place.

Check out the current newsletter posted on our website for more detailed information.

             

"Parenting Differences "

This workshop was canceled due to the weather.  We antisipate re-scheduling in the Spring.  Please check back or give us a call.


With Cindy Horgan, Executive Director and Family Support Coordinator at Cape Cod Children's Place.  This workshop focuses on effective communication, rules for fair fighting, handling the stesses of life, elements of teamwork, and how to handle outside influences.  Participants come away with a different perspective of the other person as well as how their reactions or non-reactions can play a role in the behavior of their parenting partner, whether parenting in the same home or separate homes. 

This program is funded by the Cahn Funds for Social Change, through the Children's Trust, administered by Cape Cod Children's Place.

 

 

"Raising Healthy Families"

Tuesday, March 11, 18, 25, and April 1,8,15  5:30-7:30 pm at the Truro Community Center, 7 Standish Way, N. Truro

A six-week parenting series facilitated by Cindy Horgan, Executive Director and Family Support Coordinator, that will provide skills to support parents with some of the challenges that make this job so difficult.  Topics to be discussed are: discipline without yelling, how to handle tantrums, understanding temperament and why our children do what they do, the value of routines, setting limits and boundaries, and much more.  You'll have a chance to ask questions, share ideas and go home with education & resource materials.  Free, dinner and childcare included.  Pre- resgistration is required.  Call us at 508-240-3310 to register.  Please indicate if you are in need of trasportation.

This program is funded by a grant from the Bilezekian Family Foundation with additional funding provoided by a Family Centers grant throught the Children's Trust, administered by the Cape Cod Children's Place.

 

Toilet Training 101
Everything you wanted to know about potty training and More!

Thursday, March 27th  5:30-7:30 at Brewster Ladies' Library - Auditorium,  1822 Main St, Brewster

With Cindy Horgan, Executive Director & Family Support Coordinator for Cape Cod Children's Place.  Come join us for a workshop that covers signs of rediness, individual child temperaments, and how to support your child through the potty training process.  Free dinner and child care will be provided. 
Please register by calling the library:  508-896-3913

Funding support provided by the Brewster Ladies' Library.

 

Baby's 1st Year   group, funded by a Family Centers grant through the Children's Trust and a Coordinated Family & Community Engagement grant through the Mass. Dept. of Early Education & Care, meets every Tuesday from 11 am-12:30 pm (beginning September 17th through June) at the Snow Library's Craine room. This drop-in group provides support/education/fun and play for new moms, dads or caregivers and their babies. No pre-registration is required. Call Monica Keefe-Hess at 508-240-3310 or email at mkeefe@capecodchildrensplace.com. for more information. This group follows the Nauset School Schedule, if school is cancelled due to inclement weather, group will also be cancelled.

Lower Cape Dads' Talk   at Harwich Community Center,
100 Oak St.;  6:00-7:30pm:  This group meets the first Wednesday of each month. With Paul Melville, Family Support Specialist. A safe, non-therapeutic group providing an opportunity for dads of kids and teens to talk about the issues of being a father in today's world. Come gain support & share experiences & strategies to help you in the important job of being a father. Free pizza and child care with registration; 508-771-4338 or paul@capecoalition.com
Sponsored by the Cape Cod Neighborhood Support Coalition with additional support from Cape Cod Children's Place & Harwich Early Childhood Advisory Council.

Grandparents:    "Then and Now" at Wellfleet Public Library, 55 W. Main St. Thursdays, Jan. 16-Feb. 6, 2014 from 2-3:30 pm.
This free series is geared to grandparents, whose experience of raising a family may be very different from what it is for today's parents.  Topics will include new stresses parents live with, the influence of technology, the changing look of today's famlies and the evolving world in which children are growing up. Call the Wellfleet Library at 508-349-0310 to register.  There is no childcare for this sereis.

 


 

 

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Call Cape Cod Children’s Place 508-240-3310 to inquire about programs offered.

 

Some of the "Roadshow" topics that have been presented:

  • Is my Child Ready for Kindergarten?
  • Families Dealing with Divorce or Separation
  • Talking about Touching- a personal safety curriculum
  • Dealing with Challenging Behaviors
  • Pediatric First Aid & Intro. to CPR
  • Avoiding the Overscheduled Family Trap
  • Communication
  • What you need to know about your babysitters and
         what they need to know about you
  • Understanding Temperament
  • Positive Discipline
  • Potty Training 101
  • Bullying
      
    If you have a particular topic that you would like to hear more about, please contact us.

As in the past, most of the "Roadshow" events will have FREE childcare and pizza.

 

A portion of these programs are funded by a Mass. Family Centers grant through Children's Trust, and grants from the Mass. Department of Early Education and Care.  Administered by Cape Cod Children’s Place, North Eastham, Mass.



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