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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Community Family Center
1570 E. Moreland Blvd. Waukesha, WI 53186
262-549-5575 Fall 2006
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.
September 20-October 11
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
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
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
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.
This class focuses on managing child
behavior problems, particularly
noncompliance, by educating parents and providing skills necessary to increase
FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN AGES 2-12
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.
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.
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
*changed eating habits
Wednesdays, November 1 & 8 at 6 p.m.
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.
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.
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
A different professional is scheduled for each Wednesday night to discuss a
variety of topics.
Parents, Grandparents and primary
welcome to join us!
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.
1570 E Moreland Blvd.
Waukesha, WI 53186
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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
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.