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

Circle of Security

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Knox)

Start Date: 2/16/2023    End Date: 4/6/2023

Day(s) of the Week: Every Thursday for 8 weeks

Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Audience: General audience

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZItfuygpz4tHdx-tZ86Z4eaOhVoh9ZWJUfU

Additional Information: In this 8 session relationship-based program, parents and caregivers learn how to identify their children's emotional needs and respond to their behaviors in ways that result in greater resilience, fewer behavior problems, and healthier relationships.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963 x230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Circle of Security

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Knox)

Start Date: 2/28/2023    End Date: 4/25/2023

Day(s) of the Week: Tuesdays

Time: 9-11AM

Audience: Parents and caregivers with children under 6

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pcOGvqjoiHtzUyhglVpf_Yg7a_2g0GXgo

Additional Information: At times all parents feel lost or without a clue about what our child might need from us. Imagine what it might feel like if you were able to make sense of what your child was really asking from you. This program is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened. Circle of Security will help you: Understand your child’s emotional world by learning to read emotional needs Support your child’s ability to successfully manage emotions Enhance the development of your child's self esteem Honor the innate wisdom and desire for your child to be secure

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963 x230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


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

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Knox)

Start Date: 4/13/2023    End Date: 5/18/2023

Day(s) of the Week: Every Thursday for 6 weeks

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Audience: General audience

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwof-qqrTgqHtYRApb1mH7OdHyGDyQMh7Dv

Additional Information: Active Parenting helps parents and caregivers of children ages 5 to 12 raise responsible, cooperative children who are able to resist negative peer pressure and thrive. Topics include: brain development and its impact on behavior and decision making, communication and cooperation, responsibility and positive discipline, building courage and self-esteem, and parenting for school success.

Contact: Dawn Flagg   Phone: 207-442-7963 x230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org