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Help Children Make Friends in a Social Skills Grou...

Social Skills Group (Kindergarten/First Grade) Tuesdays, October 3 through December 5, 3:30 to 4:30 PM Making and keeping friends doesn’t always come easily… but social skills can be learned. It takes modeling, guided play, and practice. And we can help! Our Social Skills Groups are for children who are experiencing difficulties in social settings such as play dates, school, or the playground. Experienced group leaders...

Music Classes for Parents and Children Ages 0 R...

  Music Together Fall Sessions Are Starting! Join the musical experience with singing, dancing, and instrument play. (For parents/caregivers and children aged 0 – 4 years) Thursday Mornings, September 7 through November 16 9:30 to 10:15 AM or 10:30 to 11:15 AM   (No classes on 9/21 or 10/5) OR Thursday Afternoons, September 7 through November 16 3:30 to 4:15 PM or 4:30 to 5:15 PM (No classes on 9/21 or 10/5) Fee:...

Parent Ed Class: Teaching Cooperation – base...

Teaching Cooperation without Stickers, Snacks or Screens (Preschool/Elementary)  Thursday, August 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM Referencing Alfie Kohn’s Punished by Rewards, we will explore how consequences and rewards can get in the way of children’s growth and ability to learn. We will also look at how to use encouragement and praise to motivate your child to behave and cooperate. With Lori Longo, MA. $45; $30...

Parent Ed Class: Healthy Brain – August 23, ...

Supporting Healthy Brain Development: What Every Parent Needs to Know (0 – 5 years) Wednesday, August 23 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM In this workshop parents will learn the basics of brain development and why early experiences are so important. Learn about the crucial role parents play in building their child’s brain and fun, easy activities to try at home. With Kelley Abrams, Ph.D. $45; $30 additional parenting partner....

Media Rules for Kids from Challenge Success at Sta...

Media Rules This article is from the Challenge Success website in the section for parents. These are the main points made at the parent education event that they mention below. Do you feel that media is all-consuming and rules your family life? Our Fall 2016 parent education event, Media Rules: Healthy Connections in the Digital Age, explored how adults and kids can maintain balance, safety, and positive relationships in the...

Parenting the Positive Discipline Way Aug. 3 &...

Parenting the Positive Discipline Way (Preschool/Elementary) 2 Sessions Thursday, August 3 and August 10, from 6:30 to 8:00 PM Based on Jane Nelsen’s Positive Discipline books and interactive activities, discover how better to understand your child’s behavior; discipline with friendship, love, and respect; and find common-sense solutions to everyday challenges. With Bridget Bertrand, MFT. Fee $90; $65 additional parenting...