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Parents Place. Community Family Center 1570 E. Moreland Blvd. Waukesha, WI 53186 262-549-5575 Fall 2006. Please call to register for a class. Small fees may apply. Complimentary child care. Space limited. Please do not let the cost of classes keep you from inquiring. Thank you!.

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Parents Place

Community Family Center

1570 E. Moreland Blvd. Waukesha, WI 53186

262-549-5575 Fall 2006

  • Please call to register for a class.

  • Small fees may apply.

  • Complimentary child care. Space limited.

  • Please do not let the cost of classes keep you from inquiring.

  • Thank you!

Anger Management

for Parents

Parenting can be the most stressful job in the world. Here is an

opportunity to learn

strategies that will help you

de-stress, get control of your anger and enjoy being a parent.

Wednesdays

September 20-October 11

6-7:30 p.m.

Parenting Your

Challenging Teenager

Teen age rebellion is normal:

arguing, talking back, and trying to bend the rules in their favor. Conflict is expected but you can limit your stress and increase your

effectiveness by trying several proven

approaches. Also learn from other parents who deal with the same issues.

Tuesdays, October 3-31

6:00-8:00 p.m.

Bullying

Help your child develop skills that can prevent them from becoming a victim. Learn who the bully is and why they bully. For Parents Only.

Complimentary child care available.

Wednesday, September 13

5:30 p.m.

Self-Esteem, Social Skills

Struggles with self-esteem and social skills can be traumatic for a child. Help your child by learning the 10 important “gifts” you can give to him. The children’s class will

include activities that will enhance their

self-esteem and social skills.

Mondays, September 18 & 25

5:30 p.m.


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Stress

INSIDE STRESS:September 11 & 25

Mondays at 6 p.m.

Daily we face stress within our own families. Learn new skills that will help you cope with the stresses of raising a family.

OUTSIDE STRESS:October 23 & 30

Mondays at 6 p.m.

The stress level heightens when outside circumstances surround you. Other family members such as in-laws, former spouses and significant others that have opinions on how you should raise your

children. Learn how to stand for your beliefs and yet be respectful.

COMMUNITY STRESS:November 13 & 27

Mondays at 6 p.m.

What do you do when the doctors, teachers and neighbors expect you to educate and discipline your children a certain way? Or you can’t get a straight answer from doctors or attorneys? The community around us has their own expectations for our children. Learn how to cope with stress from our society.

Call for details.

Complimentary child care.

Defiant Child

This class focuses on managing child

behavior problems, particularly

noncompliance, by educating parents and providing skills necessary to increase

family harmony.

FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN AGES 2-12

Mondays

December 4 & 11 5:30 p.m.

Kids Managing Anger

FOR KIDS AND PARENTS

For children ages 5-12 and their parents.

What do you do with your frustrations? When does your anger become hurtful

to you and others? Learn to deal with

anger and frustrations before hurting

ourselves or another person. Parents

will meet with a facilitator while the

children are in their sessions.

Adults may participate without child attending.

Mondays

October 2-23

5:30-7 p.m.

Parenting Piece by Piece

By recognizing personal strengths, parents will develop the skills necessary to be effective,

nurturing parents. Topics will include building nurturing relationships, positive discipline and understanding yourself and your child better.

Mondays, November 6-27 5:30 p.m.

Parenting Class in Spanish

Do you have a family member who would

enjoy a parenting class but are unable to

understand or communicate well in English?

Carla, an expert on parenting skills and an

employee of Waukesha County Health and

Human Resources, will be teaching a parent class in Spanish. Come join us.

September 13-November 15

Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Child care available.

The Undisciplined Child

Chuck, a therapist within our community, will guide you by teaching helpful skills that will create successful relationships for you and your child. Develop new skills by actually practicing new techniques. During the first and final classes, your children will attend the parent class.

October 12-9, Thursdays at 6 p.m.


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Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is common and treatable. Having postpartum depression does not mean that you’re not a good mom.

Come join us as we discuss topics such as:

*feeling overwhelmed, crying a lot

*doubting your ability to be a good mother

*afraid of hurting the baby or oneself

*not having an interest in the baby

*withdrawal from friends and family

*no energy

*changed eating habits

Wednesdays, November 1 & 8 at 6 p.m.

ADD/ADHD

Educational/Support Group with

Child’s Component Class

You will gain support, skills taught by experts and

lessons from other parents who are going through

similar experiences. Come join us once a month for enriched groups.

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Featured Topics

CESA: An expert from CESA will show you how to be an advocate for your child within the school system. CESA supports the parents and has many resources available.

Thursday, September 21, 6:00

STRATEGIES: A therapist from Family Services will provide strategies and effective discipline for home and other environments.

Wednesday, October 18, 6:00 p.m.

MEDICATION: Listen to an expert on the benefits and side effects of stimulant medication.

Thursday, November 16, 6:30 p.m.

NUTRITION: Listen to an expert discuss the benefits and options in diet plans for your child.

Thursday, December 7, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Survival Guide

for Parents of Infants and Toddlers

The early years can be the most demanding. Join experts in the area of social, physical, medical and emotional development. Learn the latest on bed-time routine, potty training, SIDS, tantrums, discipline and how to make the best of this stage. Also sharing time with other young parents.

Wednesdays, October 4-18

5:30 p.m.

A different professional is scheduled for each Wednesday night to discuss a

variety of topics.

Tuesday/Wednesday Playgroup

Parents, Grandparents and primary

caretakers are

welcome to join us!

9:30-11 a.m.

Call for registration.

Calming the Volcano in the Explosive Child

Why do our children’s behaviors erupt in an

explosive fashion when we least expect it?

Trying to understand what is beneath the surface of the explosions can be complicated. Learn skills by understanding the “Volcano Theory” that can help your child manage the volcano within.

Tuesdays, November 7-28, 6:00 p.m.

The Challenging Child

Are you frustrated because your discipline

techniques aren’t working, the family friction is

increasing and your child’s self-esteem is

plummeting? Discover a fresh start at the most

important role in your life-that of a parent. Learn skills that work on virtually every behavior when used consistently.

Tuesday, December 5, 6:00 p.m.


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Parents Place

Fall 2006

Parents Place

1570 E Moreland Blvd.

Waukesha, WI 53186

262.549.5575

Non-Profit Org.

US Postage PAID

Permit No. 0232

Waukesha, WI

Please call 262.549-5575 to be removed from this mailing list

Parents Place, Waukesha County Family Resource Center, is a

program of PPAC and

supported by United Way,

Waukesha County Department of Health and

Human Services, Waukesha County Community

Foundation, and CAP Fund

“A Colonial Evening”

Our 6th annual auction and fundraiser is scheduled for

Friday, November 10, 2006.

Held at the new Delafield Hotel, we are excited by the invitation from Andy Ruggeri to hold our fundraiser within this elegant hotel. The hotel received the coveted rating of the Small Luxury

Hotels of the World group, an

organization of 268 high class hotels worldwide. Delafield Hotel is the only one in the Midwest to receive this rating and one of about 47 nationwide.

Please join us at this elegant hotel for

a night of fundraising and festivities. Call Parents Place for ticket prices

and reservations.

Help us keep our children safe.

Parenting Through Depression

A Free Program for Parents and Children

Join us the

2nd and 4th Thursday of each month

at 5:30-7:30 p.m.

for a family meal and a safe place to share your

concerns on parenting. Explore successful parenting techniques and the resources available to parents

coping with depression and other mental health issues.

THE CHILD’S COMPONENT

Children, ages 5 and up, have the opportunity to

meet in a separate group the second and fourth

Thursday of each month and share experiences, make new friends and gain new coping skills through art and play therapy.

Child care is available for children under 5 years old.

  • Parents Place Wish List

  • Juice and snack items

  • Paper products

  • Craft supplies

  • Hygiene supplies

  • Toys and Games

  • Office supplies


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