Parenting Workshops

Schedule of Roadshows

“Raising Healthy Families”

Tuesdays, January 13, 20, 27 & February 3, 10, 24 & March 3, 10, 2015.   5:30-7:30 pm at the Eastham Elementary School, 200 Schoolhouse Rd., Eastham

An eight-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-registration is required. Call us at 508-240-3310 to register. Please indicate if you are in need of transportation.

This program is funded by a grant from the Bilezekian Family Foundation with additional funding provided by a grant from the Cahn Funds for Social Change, administered by the Cape Cod Children’s Place.

“Raising Healthy Boys”  The date has changed

Monday March 30, 2015. 5:30-7:30 pm at Stony Brook Elementary School, 384 Underpass Road, Brewster. Join Cindy Horgan, Executive Director & Family Support Coordinator for Cape Cod Children’s Place and discover the unique needs of boys as they grow and develop. Learn to promote skills that support their healthy emotional development and how to recognize the impact of media, culture and technology on boys and the messages they take from these influences. Become aware of current trends that affect boys and learn to support our boys as they make sense of the process of growing up. Free. Dinner and childcare will be provided. Pre-registration is required; call 508-240-3310. Please indicate if you are in need of transportation.

Funding provided by a Family Centers grant through the Children’s Trust and a Coordinated Community & Family Engagement (CFCE) grant through the MA Dept. of Early Education & Care, administered by Cape Cod Children’s Place.

“Dads’ Group”

Wednesday evenings, February 25 and March 4, 11, 18, 25, 2015. 5:30-7:30 pm at Harwich Elementary School, Activity Room, 263 South St., Harwich. Studies show that children grow up happier and healthier with nurturing fathers in their lives. At this group you will have the opportunity to hear other dads experiences and share your own. Create your own “toolbox” for effective parenting by gaining skills for handling challenging behaviors, effective communication & positive discipline. Facilitated by Cindy Horgan, Executive Director & Family Support Coordinator at Cape Cod Children’s Place and Adam Pettengill, Early Childhood professional and Dad. Free. Dinner and childcare will be provided. Pre-registration is required. Call CCCP to register: 508-240-3310. Please indicate if you are in need of transportation.

Funding support provided by a Family Centers grant through the Children’s Trust and a Coordinated Community & Family Engagement grant, administered by Cape Cod Children’s Place.

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

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 Over scheduled 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.

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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