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Parenting Education
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 Prenatal-5 Years  5-12 Years  13-18 Years

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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: 1/25/2023    End Date: 4/26/2023

Day(s) of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 6-8PM

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: Yes

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rdeirqDIqHtQ9k0TElzvTjPOr-Zk8pQVo

Additional Information: This parenting enrichment program focuses on the effects of 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! You will: 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

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: 2/13/2023    End Date: 3/6/2023

Day(s) of the Week: Mondays

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

Audience: Parents and Caregivers who are separating, divorcing, or co-parenting for other reasons.

In Person or Virtual: Zoom

Registration Required: No

Link to Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZckce-rpzgsH9U2hwdcH_yjcDHMuHesD25A

Additional Information: This co-parenting program gives divorcing or separating caregivers the power to make positive changes that shield their children from parental conflict and helps children establish healthy lifetime relationships with both parents.

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

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Circle of Security

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

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

Day(s) of the Week: Thursday

Time: 6:00-8:00 pm

Audience: General audience: parents and caregivers

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, x 230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


Circle of Security

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

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, x 230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org


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

Council: Midcoast Maine Community Action Program (Waldo)

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

Day(s) of the Week: Thursdays

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

Audience: General public-parents and caregivers with children aged 5-12

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, x 230

Website: http://midcoastmainecommunityaction.org