Parenting Workshops

Schedule of Roadshows

“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.

“Parent Café; Remembering Play”

Thursday, April 2, 2015 5:30-7:30 pm at Cape Cod Children’s Place, 10 Ballwic Rd., Eastham. With Cindy Horgan, Executive Director & Family Support Coordinator at Cape Cod Children’s Place. What memories do you have of childhood play? What kind of meaningful experiences do our children enjoy through play? Come join us for a relaxing evening of dinner and conversation among friends. 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 Family Centers grant through the Children’s Trust and a Coordinated Community & Family Engagement grant, administered by Cape Cod Children’s Place.

“Temperament & Positive Discipline: a 2-Part series”

Wednesday April 8, 2015 & Thursday April 16, 2015 5:30-7:30 pm at Veteran’s Memorial Elementary School, 2 Mayflower St., Provincetown. Join Cindy Horgan, Executive Director & Family Support Coordinator for Cape Cod Children’s Place for this program. You will explore the types of temperament that exist and the challenges of having a different temperament than your child. Learn how to prevent behavior problems by understanding temperament, and take home strategies to use with each temperament trait. Free. Dinner and childcare will be provided. Pre-registration is required (register for one or both evenings); 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.

“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.

 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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