Family Focus

Family Focus - "Parents Helping Parents"

Family Focus workshops support and share information and resources in areas of childcare and parenting issues.

Infant/Child CPR

A four hour course delivered in partnership with St. John’s Ambulance. Participants who complete the course will receive certification in Infant / Child CPR.

How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk

This educational program includes topics such as helping children deal with their feelings, engaging in cooperation, alternatives to punishment, encouraging autonomy, praise and self-esteem, and free children from playing roles.


This workshop looks at various aspects of bullying. What is it? What are the roles of the bully, the bullied, and the bystander.

How to Talk to Teens

An educational series of workshops that covers the following topics:

  • Teenagers - What’s Normal? Are the expectations for your teen realistic?

  • An Emotional Nightmare - This session will focus on the seven “goals of misbehaviour”.

  • Setting Limits on Teen Behaviour - Learn how to help teens take charge of their own lives, make decisions, and learn from the consequences of those decisions.

  • Growing Up Too Fast - Are you aware of choices teens have to make about sex and drugs? How approachable are you?

Siblings Without Rivalry

The goal of the Siblings Without Rivalry workshops is to assist you in helping your children to learn to get along.

An educational series of workshops that covers the following topics:

  • Helping Siblings Deal With Their Feelings About Each Other

  • Keeping Children Separate and Unequal

  • Siblings in Roles

  • When the Kids Fight

  • Problem Solving

Triple P - Positive Parenting Program

There is often a high level of stress involved in parenting.  Triple P suggests simple routines and small changes that can make a big difference to your family. This series of three seminars will leave you feeling more confident and competent, and ready to deal with common child behavioural and emotional issues.

  • The Power of Positive Parenting

  • Raising Confident, Competent Children

  • Raising Resilient Children

Baby Sign

Our babies are trying to communicate with us even before they have the words to tell us what they want. Our children’s inability to get us to understand them can often lead to frustration and crying.

Intro to Baby Sign will talk about how to use sign language with your child and learn some basic signs to get you started. Babies exposed to sign language will typically begin to use the signs themselves around six months of age. Better communication can mean a less fussy baby and a less frustrated child.

Back to Programs & Services