Parent Support and Skills Training Group

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:
Assertiveness and communication skills to improve relationships and set appropriate limits.

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