Huron-Perth Children's Aid Society

Site: Stratford - 639 Lorne Ave E

Service: Parenting Skills Classes

Description (Service) Structured program sessions offered in the fall, winter and spring to educate parents throughout the community at various locations and times (pending enrollment). Childcare available for day programs only.

Programs available include:
  • Raising a Digital Generation - four-week program with detailed information regarding todays' digital generation and the challenges children and youth face. Includes information on social media, online safety and cyber bullying
  • Well Rounded Parenting with Self-Care - four-week program focusing on identifying harmful patterns and implementing healthy nutrition and lifestyle habits. Uses wellness perspectives to gain more insight into controlling everyday stressors and becoming a more "well-rounded" parent
  • Smart Sense - six-week program focusing on awareness in making wiser and healthier choices in daily life activities. Topics covered include healthy eating/living, personal wellness, stress management, shopping on a budget, organizational/cleaning skills and communication
  • Behavior at Its Best (2 to 10 years) - four-week program focusing on behavior management and relationship building. Topics covered include understanding the relationship between the parent and the child, repairing the relationship, understanding emerging behaviors and managing emotional regulation
  • Scream Free Parenting - four-week program to educate parents to be aware of their behavior and how to calm their personal emotional reactions. Teaches parents how to create and enjoy calm, mutually respectful and loving relationships with their children.
  • Raising Your Spirited Child - four-week program to educate parents on the temperamental traits of children who are more intense, sensitive, perceptive, persistent and energetic
  • Making the Connection (Teens) - six-week program to educate parents on how to provide guidance and encourage independence in children 12-18 years.
  • For the Sake of My Kids (Single and Co-parenting) - four-week program linked to separation and the impact on children and youth. Offers insight on how children and youth process separation and the effects negative dialogue between parents can have on self-esteem and self-worth. Learn a variety of personal coping methods to better prepare to be single parents and helpful tools to create a positive and mature relationship as a co-parent.
  • Mindful Parenting - four-week program focusing on a mindful approach to discipline without yelling, shame, blame or pain. Promote a deeper understanding of parents themselves, their triggers and how to manage them. Learn how to connect with children in simple, playful ways.
Service Details
Hours Please call 519-271-5290 for dates/times/locations or check website HERE
Areas Served Huron County ; Perth County
Eligibility Parents
Application Call to register or for additional information
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Various locations call for details
Located In Community Stratford
Address & Map
Parent/Child Resource Centre
639 Lorne Ave
Stratford, ON N5A 4M1
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Intersection Downie St and Lorne Ave E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-271-5290 ext 2249
Fax 519-272-0953
Primary Contact Heather Brick, Program Manager

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