Parenting Workshops

Schedule of Roadshows  This page will be updated regularly as programs are added to our calendar.  Please call us for more information.

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Call Cape Cod Children’s Place at 508-240-3310 with your name, email address, telephone number, number of adults and names and ages of children who will attend. Please indicate if you are in need of transportation.

These programs are funded by a Family Centers grant through the Children’s Trust and a Coordinated Community and Family Engagement (CFCE) grant from the MA Dept. of Early Education and Care, administered by the Cape Cod Children’s Place.


  • “Positive Discipline”
    Tuesdays, Jan 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, 2020  5:30-7:30 pm  @ Eastham Public Library, 190 Samoset Rd, Eastham
    Join Leah Dower, mother of four, experienced teacher of special needs and inner-city experiential learning methods, and Family Resource Specialist for Cape Cod Children’s Place, for a six-week parenting series which 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 and resource materials.
    Free.  Dinner & childcare included
    Pre-registration is required.  Call 508-240-3310   Let us know if you need transportation.
  • “Parenting with Presence, Persistence, and Possibility”
    Thursdays, Jan 16, 23, 30, 2020  5:30-7:30 P.M. at Chatham Elementary School,  147 Depot Rd., Chatham
    How does being present make us more resilient to stress?  Can persistence of mindfulness practice open the door to greater personal and parenting possibility?  Together, we explore what it means to cultivate a personal practice of mindful awareness and how that impacts our parenting.  We will aso include ways to practice mindfulness with your family.  
    Join us for a 3-week workshop series that provides skills and to support personal stress management and emotional health and well-being.  Current research studies show the benefits of using mindfulness practices to settle the mind, create clarity, attention, and focus, and widen perspective, all leading to a greater sense of well being.
    You’ll have a chance to ask question, share ideas and go home with education ad resource materials.
    Free.  Dinner and Childcare included.
    Pre-registration is required.  Call 508-240-3310   Let us know if you need transportation.
  • “Grandparents Raising Grandchildren”
    Third Thursday of each month,  5:30-7 pm  @Cape Cod Children’s Place 10 Ballwic Rd., North Eastham
    This free group provides resources and support for grandparents who are raising grandchildren in families impacted by trauma (substance abuse/recovery/ domestic violence etc.) Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the Cape and Islands United Way
    Please call to register.  508-240-3310
  • “Parenting On The Other Side”
    Wednesdays, March 4, 11, 18, 25, 2020  5:30-7:30 at Cape Cod Children’s Place, 10 Ballwic Rd., N. Eastham
    A free four-week session group focused on assisting parents on increasing insight to support healing along with your desire to strengthen your parenting. The focus is to supply parents & caregivers with information regarding how trauma (substance abuse/recovery/domestic violence/partner difficulties, etc.) can impact how we parent and what skills can be utilized to increase confidence and competence in parenting. The group will provide education about the adult developmental process, trauma, self-care, triggers and supporting an emotional understanding of what it means to be a family in recovery. The sessions are designed to create an environment of safety, trust, and respect where you can share your feelings and experiences while gaining information and support.  Free dinner & childcare included.
    For information & details and to sign up, please call Cindy Horgan, Executive Director & Family Support Coordinator or Christina Russell at  Cape Cod Children’s Place;  508-240-3310. Please indicate if you are in need of transportation.
    Funding support for this program is provided by The Cape and Islands United Way, Cape Cod Health Care, Kelley Foundation, Roesnner Foundation, Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office and a Family Centers grant through the Children’s Trust, administered by Cape Cod Children’s Place.





 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
What you need to know about your babysitters and
what they need to know about you
Understanding Temperament
Positive Discipline
Potty Training 101

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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