Millwoods Family Resource Centre Society

FAMILY SUPPORT & PARENT EDUCATION

Family Support and Parent Education Programs help parents build their skills and confidence in providing a nurturing environment for their children. 

These programs offer information, education, and support to families in the community, through: structured groups; child care (children’s programming provided while parents attend selected adult programs); as well as over-the-phone and drop-in support.

ADHD Parent Support Group

All ages

As part of our relationship with the ADHD Association of Greater Edmonton, FFRN is pleased to host their monthly parent support group meetings. This meeting is a time for meaningful dialogue and to share deeply about issues related to ADHD that affect your lives and the lives of your children. Whether itís a chance to discuss struggles with school or the pre-diagnostic/treatment process, or an opportunity to share successes your kids have had, we want to hear about your experiences. This is a roundtable discussion, in a welcoming, non-judgmental setting.  For more information please visit: adhdedmonton.com

DROP IN

DATES

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LOCATION

WEDNESDAY July 3

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Westbrook

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Brand New Mamas

For moms and babies: prenatal to 13 months | register at any time | 6 week program

Are you a first time mom or expecting a baby within in the next three months? Do you want to connect with other moms, share experiences, and discuss topics related to being a new mom in a safe and supportive environment? Then this is the group for you. Brand New Mama is a weekly program that fosters social connections, explores topics related to motherhood, relationships, babies and child development. As well as the opportunity for new moms to share  ideas, ask questions, and learn from each other.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - REGISTER AT ANY TIME! Call 780-413-4521, Registration Start Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

DATES

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LOCATION

WEDNESDAYS July 10 - August 14

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Summerside

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Health for Two Group

All Ages | No childcare provided, but parents are welcome to bring their children to this program.

Health for Two is a free program for pregnant women who need extra support to have a healthy pregnancy. The Health for Two group provides information and support on a variety of health topics related to pregnancy and infant care in a safe and welcoming environment. You can also receive resources such as prenatal vitamins, and milk coupons. Join our nurse and other exciting facilitators to learn, ask questions and meet other expectant moms.

DROP-IN

DATES

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LOCATION

July 2 - Aug 27 (WEEKLY)

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Westbrook

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Handle With Care

For parents & children ages 0-8 years

Did you know that supporting your childís social-emotional development when they are young is one of the best investments you can make in their future? Skills such as the ability to manage emotions, build positive self-esteem, and develop healthy relationships do not come naturally and need to be taught.  In this interactive 4 week program, you will learn easy and simple ways to promote positive mental health and well-being through basic strategies and everyday interactions.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - REGISTER AT ANY TIME! Call 780-413-4521, Registration Start Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

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LOCATION

FRIDAYS July 19 - Aug 9

1:30 - 3:30 p.m

Summerside

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Count-to-Ten Anger Management

For adults | Registration Required. $25 program fee | 6 week program

This 6-week adult education group will cover topics such as; understanding anger as a normal emotion, how anger affects your body and mind, healthy ways to express anger, identifying your anger triggers, and exploring a variety anger management strategies including communication skills, and self-care. This program is designed to support the participant in understanding how anger is affecting their life, and to provide tools to manage anger and allow them to develop a personal Anger Management Plan.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - REGISTER AT ANY TIME! Call 780-413-4521, Registration Start Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

DATES

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LOCATION

THURSDAYS July 18 - August 22

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Knottwood

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Triple P Group

For parents of children ages 0-12 years

The Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) aims to foster strong parent-child relationships by empowering parents with tips, tools and strategies that encourage appropriate behaviour in their children.  Join us for a variety of 2-hour workshops where we will explore helpful strategies for some common challenges parents face. These workshops are aimed at parents of children birth to 12 years.Join one or join them all.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - REGISTER AT ANY TIME! Call 780-413-4521, Registration Start Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

TOPIC

DATES

TIMES

LOCATION

Hassle Free Shopping

July 8

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Westbrook

Managing Fighting and Aggression

July 15

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Westbrook

Developing Good Bedtime Routines

July 22

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Westbrook

Dealing with Disobedience

July 29

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Westbrook

The Power of Positive Parenting

August 8

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Ellerslie Road Baptist Church

Raising Resilient Children

August 15

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Ellerslie Road Baptist Church

Raising Confident, Competent Children

August 22

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Ellerslie Road Baptist Church