Workshops and resources for parents and caregivers

Junior High Journey

Like you, your teenager experiences stress from significant life changes like transitioning from elementary to junior high school. How can you support your teenager?

Free educational workshop – learn more and register online.

Resources for caregivers

Are you a parent or caregiver wanting to:

  • learn strategies to support children and youth in their learning and social interactions
  • help children develop healthy emotions and behaviours
  • figure out how to establish respectful boundaries with teenagers

Transitions to Junior High - A Parents Guide:  Transitions to Junior High - A Parents Guide (1.4 MB)

Presentations and workshops for parents and caregivers

Parent education events

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  • 1. Skill Building for Parents • Weekly Parent Group Permanent link to Skill Building for Parents • Weekly Parent Group

    Learn and practice strategies with other parents around various parenting challenges. Build on your strengths and learn new skills to support you, your children and your family and continue to enhance your connections. 

    Topics offered:

    • Anxiety & stress
    • Boundaries and setting limits
    • Connecting with your child
    • Emotional regulation
    • Healthy Relationships
    • Navigating change
    DATE: Fall 2019 dates coming soon.
    TIME: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (please arrive 10 minutes prior to starting)
    LOCATION: Family and Community Services
    FOR: Parents and caregivers of school aged children
    COST: Free
  • 2. Connect Parent - Starting in the fall of 2019 Permanent link to Connect Parent - Starting in the fall of 2019

    WHEN

    Wednesdays September 25 to November 27, 2019 (no session November 13)

    6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Tuesday 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

     

    WHERE

    Ardrossan Recreation Centre

    FOR: Parents, caregivers of pre-teens to teenagers (Grades 4 to 9)

    COST: Free

    • To register call 780-464-4044.

  • 3. Junior High Journey - Starting June 11 OR August 27, 2019 Permanent link to Junior High Journey - Starting June 11 OR August 27, 2019

    Like you, your teenager experiences stress from significant life changes like transitioning from elementary to junior high school. How can you support your teenager? Join other parents/caregivers to discuss, share and learn about:
    • How to support the transition from elementary to junior high school
    • Healthy adolescent brain development
    • Social and emotional learning
    • Developing healthy relationships
    DATETuesday, August 27 
    TIME: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    WHERE: Community Centre, Meeting Room 2
    FOR: Parents/caregivers of teenagers
    COST: Free
    • To register call 780-464-4044 or go to the events calendar page.
  • 4. Additional Parent/Caregiver Presentations in Edmonton Permanent link to Additional Parent/Caregiver Presentations in Edmonton

    For more information, visit the AHS Parent/Caregiver Education Series Spring 2019 Edmonton.

     

     

Online mental health guides, websites and information

For more information:

Family and Community Services
Address: 200, 501 Festival Avenue
Phone: 780-464-4044
Fax: 780-449-1220
Email: FamilyandCommunity@strathcona.ca

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Last updated: Monday, July 08, 2019
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