November Workshop for Parents & Caregivers – Free! All Welcome! Your Input Needed!
Our school received the Parents Reaching Out (PRO) Grant from the Ministry of Education for this school year. Using these funds, we will be hosting a workshop for parents and caregivers scheduled for November. We need your input to make this as successful as possible and to finalize the date from among 2 options. This survey should take you no more than 2 minutes to complete – thanks! http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/RL6XM5R
Workshop Description: Teaching techniques used by therapists, Connected Parenting empowers parents to use mirroring and empathy to attune to their child’s feelings. This helps to set limits, shift negative behaviours and avoid ugly power struggles. Parents learn to help their children and teenagers organize and control their emotions – so they become more confident and emotionally resilient.
This workshop will be conducted by Cindy Smolkin, M.S.W, R.S.W., associate with Connected Parenting is a therapist who has been helping children, teens and families for 18 years. Cindy has conducted similar workshops at Maurice Cody and Allenby public schools.