Sign up now for great March workshops at The Parents Place in San Rafael. The Parents Place has a team of clinicians and parenting specialists to answer your questions. Contact them at 415-491-7959 or ParentsPlaceMarin@jfcs.org.
Wednesday, March 16 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM
The activity level of boys often requires a different approach for discipline. This interactive class will explore problem-solving strategies that will communicate both clear limits and love. Discover how setting effective limits can be an opportunity for both you and your son to grow, learn, and thrive. With Tom Limbert, MA, Parent Educator. $45 per individual; $75 per couple.
Thursday, March 17 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM
Learn all about what to expect from Kindergarten and what teachers will expect of you and your child. Discussion will include ways you can help your child be ready both academically and emotionally for this exciting transition. $10.
Infant and Child CPR (for expectant parents, parents, grandparents, and caregivers of children up to onset of puberty)
Thursday, March 17 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Learn to recognize an infant or child in distress, rescue measures for choking, CPR techniques, and infant sleep safety. Includes hands-on practice with mannequins. One-year certification provided. Pre-crawling babies welcome. $45.
Sunday, March 20 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Are you getting worn down by homework battles, constant arguments, moodiness, lack of cooperation, thoughtlessness, or other typical t(w)een behaviors? Join us for this experiential, engaging workshop and learn concrete skills you can use immediately to make a positive difference in your relationship with your t(w)een. This stand-alone Part One workshop will cover the first skills from the multi-week "How to Talk" series, which receives consistently great reviews from participants: "The skills are great, and sharing how we actually used them with our kids was so helpful." Usually a four-week series, this workshop is being offered as a one-day intensive for those who can't attend for four weeks. $199 per individual; $299 per couple.
Wednesday, March 23 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM
We all know what it's like to face that moment when our children just don't do as they're told. This discussion group gives positive strategies to help you face obedience problems. You will discuss the types of disobedience you find yourself dealing with and some of the reasons children don't do as they're told. You'll learn how to keep track of disobedience problems to better understand them and strategies for preventing them. Finally, you'll learn effective ways to set limits and manage disobedience. With these tools, your child will be more successful in accepting limits. $45 per individual; $75 per couple.