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Parenting Education
Find a class developed with your child's age in mind:
 Prenatal-5 Years  5-12 Years  13-18 Years

Find a class geared toward:
 Fathers
 Co-Parenting/Blended Families
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 Families with Children with Special Needs or Health Challenges

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Dates and times subject to change. Contact your local Council to confirm the event details.

Nurturing Parenting: Through Recovery

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 8/25/2021    End Date: 12/15/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesdays

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Audience: Waldo county parents and caregivers, and this program is open to Knox and Sagadahoc parents, too.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http:// https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMkdeiuqjotG9GCg_zwBFPXyltrH46E38MP

Additional Information: This parenting enrichment program focuses on the effects substance use has on the family, parenting style, and the caregiver/child relationship. This program is open to parents, guardians, partners, extended family members, and any other adult who cares for a child. Those adults in a parenting role who are working on recovery are especially encouraged to attend. All are welcome! -Explore, discover, and build on family member's strengths -Strengthen your connection with your child -Learn new skills and parenting strategies to create a healthy, confident family Join us for this supportive and non-judgmental enrichment program with other parents and caregivers who share similar experiences.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963, x 230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- Active Parenting 4th Edition (ages 5-12)

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 10/7/2021    End Date: 11/4/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 6-8PM

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children from 5-12 years old

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http:// https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsdO-upz8iHdBt9clOpOV7l7_2iVKypcKH

Additional Information: This workshop is geared towards children from 5-12 years old and will show you effective ways to: -Use discipline that really works -Open up lines of communication-before they get clogged -Defuse power struggles with your children -Family fun and bonding- building closer relationships

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963, x 230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- Crossroads (Co-Parenting)

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 10/18/2021    End Date: 11/1/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 6-8PM

Audience: Parents and caregivers who have separated or are in the process of separating.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMlcuGurzoiGt32O7nxSnk-GYmLtxa9pxze

Additional Information: Parenting Apart: Effective Co-Parenting. You will learn: -How to keep your child out of the middle -Allow your child to love both parents -Work on your own recovery -Develop new communication skills -Create a positive new relationship as co-parents

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963, x 230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Safe Sleep

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 10/25/2021   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 12-1pm

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children under 1

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vcO2uqjorH9DDTJhYxPLL07k0dZKkwrtp

Additional Information: This training reviews the most up to date information on reducing the risk of sleep related deaths

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963, x 230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Purple Crying

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 11/1/2021   

Day(s) of the Week: Monday

Time: 12-1pm

Audience: Parents and caregivers who take care of children under 1

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vcO2uqjorH9DDTJhYxPLL07k0dZKkwrtp

Additional Information: This training presents information and tools to help parents understand and cope with the period in their baby's life when prolonged and intense crying is common

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963, x 230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 11/15/2021    End Date: 11/29/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

Time: 10am- 12pm

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers under 5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqdOCsqT4oHtyTuCDQUl2DIhIHcY9cbtfq

Additional Information: First Five Years discusses: What a baby's cry means Ages and stages of development Building a strong bond Your child's growing brain Using mindfulness to keep your cool Effective discipline young children can understand

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963, x 230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Active Parenting- First Five Years

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

Start Date: 11/16/2021    End Date: 11/30/2021

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 6-8pm

Town: Via Zoom

Audience: Parents and caregivers under 5

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: http:// https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrdO2prT4jHdOv-4krGKDPEGnF-0lvcscf

Additional Information: First Five Years discusses: What a baby's cry means Ages and stages of development Building a strong bond Your child's growing brain Using mindfulness to keep your cool Effective discipline young children can understand

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963, x 230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org