Providing Real World Information to Help with Parenting a Child with a Disability

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Pacekids is excited to be offering three Triple P seminars at no charge to Calgary & region families. These sessions will provide real world information to help in parenting a child with a disability. (You can attend any seminar that is of interest to you, or even attend all three!)

Seminars will be held at Cardel Theatre in Quarry Park.  Space is limited, so please register soon!

Seminar 1: Positive Parenting for Children with a Disability

May 18th; 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Practitioners introduce parents to the five key principles of positive parenting that form the basis of Triple P. These principles are:

• Ensuring a safe engaging environment

• Creating a positive learning environment

• Using assertive discipline

• Having reasonable expectations

• Looking after yourself as a parent

 

 

Seminar 2: Helping Your Child Reach Their Potential

May 25th; 6:30pm – 8:00pm

In this seminar, parents are introduced to six core building blocks for children to become confident and successful at school and beyond. These competencies are:

• Showing respect to others

• Being considerate

• Having good communication and social skills

• Having healthy self-esteem

• Being a good problem solver

• Becoming independent

 

 

Seminar 3: Changing Problem Behaviour into Positive Behaviour

June 1st; 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Parents are introduced to six core building blocks for children to manage their feelings and become resilient in dealing with life stress. These competencies are:

• Recognizing and accepting feelings

• Expressing feelings appropriately

• Building a positive outlook

• Developing coping skills

• Dealing with negative feelings

• Dealing with stressful life events

 

 

All seminars will be held at Cardel Theater in Quarry Park (180 Quarry Park Blvd SE, Calgary). Parents or caregivers who have children with a disability up to the age of 12 years are welcome to attend one or all seminars at no charge. No childcare will be provided.

Registration is limited; please register via Eventbrite, by calling 403.234.7876 ext 124 or emailing rsvp@pacekids.ca.

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