Dads are Parents Too! - Sydney

Jun. 20, 2017

  • 6:00pm — 8:30pm

The program location is Family Place, 714 Alexandra Street, Sydney.

A weekly parenting program for fathers, expectant fathers, and stepfathers.  The program is designed to allow fathers to:

·         Enhance their parenting skills

·         Encourage positive interactions between fathers and their children

·         Promote father involvement within the family unit

·         Increase confidence in fathers’ abilities to be a positive influence in their child’s life

·         Increase communication skills

·         Increase understanding of the importance of fathers in the lives of their children

·         Increase understanding of child development and milestones

·         Increase father’s understanding of their influence as a role model for their children

Dads choose topics related to parenting, based on their interests. Sessions could include but are not limited to topics such as: 

Discipline                                Sibling rivalry                                                         Nutrition                    

Co-parenting                           Bullying                                                                 Communication

Stress management                Child development                                                Attachment and bonding

Toilet training                           Attention Deficit Disorder                                      Self-Esteem

Stranger danger                       Helping kids deal with stress Child safety    

Common Illnesses in children

Importance of play in children’s development

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Pre-registration is required.  Please contact Lisa Carr at 562-5616 extension 223 to register.