Parenting Workshops

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

“Parenting On The Other Side”

Wednesdays, April 4, 11, 25, May 2, 9, 23, 2018 – @Harwich Elementary School,  263 South St. Harwich

A free six-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.

 

“Raising Healthy Families”  a six-week parenting series 

Tuesdays, March 13, 20, 27, & April 3 & 10 – 5:30 – 7:30 pm  

Join Leah Dower, mother of four, experienced teacher of special needs and inner-city experiential learning methods, and playgroup leader for Cape Cod Children’s Place, for a five-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.

Stony Brook Elementary School, 384 Under Pass Rd., Brewster

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 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.

This program is 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.

 

“Parenting On The Other Side” Support Group

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month

February 21, 2018,  5:30 – 7:30 pm – @Cape Cod Children’s Place, 10 Ballwic Rd. (off Nauset Rd.), Eastham

This is an on-going support group for parents and caregivers impacted by trauma (substance abuse/recovery/domestic violence/partner difficulties, etc.). It is designed to provide a consistent forum to seek out support, gain access to resources and provide the opportunity to benefit from the sense of community. 

Open to all. Participants must register by 12 pm on the day of the support group meeting. For information & details, please call Cindy Horgan, Executive Director & Family Support Coordinator or Christina Russell, Family Support Specialist at Cape Cod Children’s Place, 508.240.3310. Please indicate if you are in need of transportation.  

 

 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.

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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