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Fall 2023 Parenting Programs

Stepping Stones

(for parents and caregivers of children with additional needs, ages 0 to 12)  

Date: Thursday, Oct 5 - Nov 9, 2023 (3 sessions)

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm (on ZOOM)

Fees: $75.00 per person or $95.00 per couple

Learn how to: build positive relationships with your child, teach new skills, set rules and give clear instructions, respond to misbehaviour consistently and decisively, use positive discipline strategies, plan to avoid or manage potentially difficult situations. Stepping Stones is a Triple P Positive Parenting Program.

For families with children who have developmental delay, sensory or physical disabilities. A diagnosis is not required to participate.

Circle of Security

(for parents an caregivers of children ages 0 to 12)   

Date: Mondays, Oct. 16 - Dec 4, 2023 (8  sessions)

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm (on ZOOM)

Fees: $25.00 per individual or $45.00 per couple

Learn practical strategies to help confidently manage your child's behaviour, prevent problems, and build strong, healthy relationships. Triple P is a research-based parenting program with evidence to show it works.

My Tween and Me

(for parents along with their child ages 7 to 12)

Dates: Mondays, Oct. 23 - Nov. 27, 2023 (6 sessions)

Time: 5:30 - 7:00 PM (in PERSON @ 800 Point Rd)

Fee: FREE! (Funding provided by the WRHA and Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living)

My Tween & Me is a facilitated group program that provides parents and their tweens with the knowledge, tools and support they need during the child's transition to adolescence. This parent/child program will help you build lasting connections with your child and will help them make safe, healthy choices now and during the teen years.

Preschool and Toddler Series

(for parents and caregivers of children ages 0 to 5)

Thurs, Nov. 2: Encouraging Language Development
Thurs, Nov. 7: How to Raise a Reader
Thurs, Nov. 14: The Impact of Social Media on Parents
Thurs, Nov. 23: Power of Routines
Thurs, Nov. 30: Positive Redirection

*Feel free to register for one session or as many as you like!

Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am (on ZOOM)

Fees: FREE, courtesy of the Fort Garry / St. Norbert Healthy Child Coalition.

These 2 hour workshops will help you navigate the common challenges parents face when parenting a toddler. Learn valuable tips, strategies and communication tools to help your toddler manage their emotions and behaviour.

Safety Skills for Parents/Caregivers

(for parents, caregivers, grandparents,  and expectant parents)

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023

Time: 7:00 to 9:00 pm (in person)

Fees: $30.00 per individual

This workshop will cover common hazards for babies and toddlers. Using the idea that “if you can predict it, you can prevent it,” we will talk about ways to be better prepared both at home and out in the world to keep our precious little one safe. Topics included are falls, choking, and car seat safety. You will learn infant choking rescue and CPR.

Participants will receive a Home Safety booklet. Come with your safety questions.

*This is not a certified class.   

Parent Educator 1-on-1 Appointments

(for parents and caregivers)

Date: By appointment only

1 hour

Fee: $45.00 per 1 hour appointment only

This individual one-to-one appointment with Lori Chrol, SWFIC Parent Educator, will provide you with an opportunity to focus on challenges you are experiencing with your child.

Lori Chrol is a parent educator with over 30 years of experience leading parenting workshops at South Winnipeg Family Information Centre. Beginning as a parent participant herself, Lori has been trained and certified to lead a variety of programs including many forms of Triple P Positive Parenting, How to Talk so Kids will Listen, Nobody's Perfect Parenting, Positive Discipline, and Circle of Security.

Annually through her work at South Winnipeg Family Information Centre Lori provides guidance to over 400 parents/caregivers to help them improve communication, manage difficult behaviours and strengthen relationships within their families.

To request an appointment, please email: [email protected]

Please use the registration link above to complete registration information and provide payment after your appointment time has been confirmed.

Please Note:
All in person programs will be held at South Winnipeg Family Information Centre - 800 Point Rd, unless specified otherwise.

All online programs will be held on ZOOM, unless specified otherwise. A ZOOM account is not needed to participate. The facilitator will send you a ZOOM link via email, a couple of days prior to the course start date.