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Parenting Programs

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Ages & Stages Developmental & Social/Emotional Questionnaire

Are you curious about how your child is developing or growing emotionally? With the support of a trained Families First staff member, complete a
family-friendly screening for developmental or social/emotional milestones in young children.

Please call 780-998-5595 ext 221 for more information.

Participants: Parents/Caregivers with children ages one month to 5 1/2 years old

Kids Have Stress Too

Fort Saskatchewan and Sturgeon County

This is a workshop that helps parents and caregivers better understand childhood stress and how to provide children with the tools to deal with stress more effectively. We talk about the signs, symptoms and strategies to help
our children deal with stress.

Please call 780-998-5595 ext. 221 to register.

Participants: Parents/Caregivers

Parenting Together

Fort Saskatchewan

A group for parents who want to improve their relationship with each other and with their children.  While parents are in their group, their children will benefit from programming of their own.  Free supper!

Please call 780-998-5595 ext. 227 for more information and to register.

Participants: Adults

Triple P: Positive Parenting Programs

Fort Saskatchewan and Sturgeon County

Triple P Seminar Series

Come out to this 2 hour workshop and take away some practical parenting ideas. Seminar topics are:

  • The Power of Positive Parenting
  • Raising Confident and Competent Children
  • Raising Resilient Children

Triple P Discussion Group

Discussion groups are 2 hour sessions that offer practical advice to parents dealing with specific behaviors. The sessions available are:

  • Dealing with Disobedience
  • Bedtime Routines
  • Managing Fighting and Aggression
  • Hassle Free Shopping with Children

Triple P Tip Sheets

Tip Sheets are for parents who would like to focus on one area of parenting. See the list of “Tip Sheet” topics we have available. 

Triple P Group

This group is 8 weeks long, 5 in-class and 3 telephone sessions. Parents are asked to set specific goals for their family and learn practical tools to reach those goals.

Please call 780-998-5595 ext. 221 for more information.

Handle With Care

Fort Saskatchewan and Sturgeon County

Join us for a simple, interactive program that helps parents and caregivers support the mental health of young children from 0 to 6 years.

The program will cover the four building blocks of:

  • Building trust and attachment
  • Promoting and enhancing self-esteem
  • Expressing emotions
  • Relationships with others

Please call 780-998-5595 ext. 221 to register.

Participants: Parents/caregivers & children 0 to 6 years