Parent Support and Skills Training Group (Via Zoom)

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Parent support groups provide healthy parenting skills, an increased sense of empowerment, and a feeling of belonging. Moreover, parenting support groups can be particularly helpful for parents of clients who are coping with anxiety, depression, or other mental health issues.

Presenter: Melissa Doney, LAC, NCC, SAC

Dates: Saturdays from 9:30 – 10:45 am (PT) /12:30 -1:45 pm (ET)
1/16, 2/20, 3/20, 4/17, 5/22, 6/19

Focus: This group will help parents learn self-care, self-monitoring and other skills needed for effective parenting; it will complement the behavior meetings designed to help parents understand and shape their child’s behavior. This group will be held to provide a venue for parents to gain support from one another. This venue will also enable the sharing of resources as well as a strong emphasis on parent self-care.

The participants will learn:

  • Short-term strategies designed to help cope during moments of overwhelming distress
  • How to increase positive emotions and decrease negative ones for effective problem-solving
  • Assertiveness and communication skills to improve relationships and set appropriate limits

All workshops will be held via Zoom. Please be sure to RSVP via email to your local SFCC.