Parenting Workshops

Schedule of Roadshows

“Parenting Differences: a 2-part series”

Tuesdays, May 5 & 12, 2015 5:30-7:30 pm at Truro Public Library, 7 Standish Way, Truro. With Cindy Horgan, Executive Director & Family Support Coordinator for Cape Cod Children’s Place. This workshop focuses on effective communication, rules for fair fighting, handling stresses 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. Free. Dinner and childcare will be provided. Pre-registration is required; call 508-240-3310. Please indicate if your 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.

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.

“Pediatric CPR”

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5:30 pm at Cape Cod Children’s Place, 10 Ballwic Rd., Eastham. Learn lifesaving skills with Cape and Islands EMS “Friends and Family” Pediatric CPR program. Participants will learn the basic skills of how to handle a choking emergency and give CPR (this is not a certificate program). Pre-registration is required. Please register by calling Cape Cod Children’s Place: 508-240-3310. 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 Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) grant through the MA Dept. of Early Education & Care, administered by Cape Cod Children’s Place.

“Parent Café: Brain Building in Progress”

Thursday, June 18, 2015 5:30-7:30 pm at Cape Cod Children’s Place, 10 Ballwic Rd., Eastham. Join us for dinner and conversation about the important role that parents and caregivers play in building the brains of their young children and preparing them for learning and success! Caregivers will gain an understanding of their children’s developing brain, understand how every-day activities and interactions are learning (or Brain Building) moments, and learn more about resources in the community to support children’s brain development. 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 Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) grant through the MA Dept. of Early Education & Care, 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
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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