FCSS staff offer parenting programs and support based on the community needs. The parenting program is designed to bring quality parenting information and support to families in their communities in a variety of ways.
This program will be focusing on art through the ages. Parents/Caregivers are required to be present for the duration of the program.
Triple P Seminar 3 - Raising Resilient Children
How can you help your child manage their emotions so they cope well with disappointment and in stressful situations? Get the strategies that will allow them to recognize positive and negative emotions - and deal with them in a healthy way.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families
This program is designed to help families gain the tools, insights and practices they need to strengthen their family in the face of many modern day changes and challenges.
Tax Return Clinic
Trained volunteers offering FREE assistance with tax returns to individuals, families, seniors with modest income and simple tax situations, who meet the income criteria.
A Facebook Live video with support and resources to assist you with your loss of a loved one.
Support Group Facilitation
Support Groups provides the opportunity to receive support and strategies from an FCSS counsellor as well as from others experiencing similar struggles.
Making Mindfulness Moments Remote/Online
Learn to better manage stress by focusing your awareness on the present and developing a different way of relating to your experiences. Participants complete activities and discuss them in a secure online forum at their leisure.
Bullying & Harassment Awareness
This discussion focuses on identifying bullying and harassment: the various types, negative ways to use power, emotions and feelings, 5 basic emotional needs, the cycle of hurt and self-care.
Triple P Discussion Group - Bedtime Routines
Do you have a child who won't go to bed? Are you experiencing a never-ending struggle at bedtime?
Family Nutrition & Picky Eating
Registered Dietitian from Alberta Health Services will present ideas on how to use the New Alberta Food Guide, offer tips to guide children through picky eating, and ways to make mealtimes more peaceful and nutritious.
Family Literacy Day Celebration
Family Literacy Day Celebrations are for the whole family to try fun, interactive activities together.
Triple P - Teen Group
Teen Triple P Group that gives tips and suggestions to suit the needs of your family.
Triple P Discussion Group - Hassle Free Shopping with Kids
Do you have a child who melts down while shopping? This discussion topic uses shopping trips as an example of one of the most common times parents have to deal with difficult behaviour in public.
Infant Massage Remote/Online
In this course, parents learn massage and how it can calm their baby, promote strong parent-child attachment, stimulate circulatory and digestive systems, improve sleep and more, all from the comfort of your home.
Triple P Seminar 2 - Raising Confident, Competent Children
You can help your child become confident and successful - at school and beyond. Find out ways to encourage them to be respectful and considerate, communicate and get on well with others, feel good about themselves and become independent problem solvers.
Rainbows For All Children
A 12 week program that helps children who are grieving the loss of a parent or guardian due to death, divorce, deployment, or trauma.
This program offers a perfect opportunity for parents and caregivers to get to know each other, while introducing children, 0-5 years of age the joys of shared play.
Triple P Seminar - Raising Competent Teenagers
Help your child become confident and successful at school and beyond. Set your teenager up for life with the strategies in this seminar which focuses on helping your child get the most out of their school years. Find out how to help them communicate well, develop self-discipline and good routines, follow rules and solve problems.
The Brains Response to Stress
We will be discussing the topic of stress and some of the biological components that contribute to the experience of stress. As well as, exploring strategies for effectively managing moments of stress.
The Importance of Father Involvement
This program focuses on what father involvement can look like, the impact on family members, creating a balance between mother and father roles, and the various situations where these apply.
An after-school program for ages 6 and up, to come and build with Lego, allowing them to work on creativity, problem solving and social skills.
Family Violence Awareness
The discussion includes 'myths and facts' about family violence and intimate partner violence. Encouraging participants to define abuse and looking at signs and ways to help through open discussion.
Triple P - Positive Parenting Program ONLINE
Triple P – Positive Parenting Program is one of the world’s best. Raising kids should be fun. With Triple P, it is! Triple P courses available online. Click for more information.
Personal Directives & Power of Attorney
This presentation will address the importance of having personal directives and appointing power of attorney for ourselves and our aging parents.
Triple P Seminar 1 - The Power of Positive Parenting
For every parent who ever wondered: "Why does my child do that?" This seminar helps you understand the reasons kids do what they do, so you can guide their behaviour - and see more of the behaviour you like, and less of the behaviour you don't like.
Triple P Discussion Group - Managing Fighting and Aggression
Do you have a child who hits, bites or fights? This course will also help prepare plans to manage times when fighting and aggression do occur.
Information and Referral
Information regarding services is provided. Presentations, individual consultation and referrals can be made on a variety of topics and services can be arranged.
Please help us to stop the spread of cold & flu germs by staying home if you are sick.
Open Discussion is a time for parents and individuals to share their successes and frustrations on a variety of topics that are common to all parents.
Move it! Move it!
This program inspires movement and gross motor skill development through activities and play.
Caregiver Café Remote/Online
This online/virtual class is for parents/caregivers to connect with other adults. A time to talk about your challenges and concerns as well as share your successes during these unusual times.
In this class parents and caregivers will learn about self-care; what it means to each individual, how to make it a priority and some simple strategies to fit it in to any schedule.
Roots of Empathy (ROE)
This internationally recognized program brings infants into classrooms to introduce students to the various stages of early human development. To learn more click.
Could It Be ADHD?
Healthy children can be full of energy, have trouble focusing, struggle to regulate their emotions, and bounce from activity to activity. So how do we know when it's ADHD rather than just a kid being a kid? In this session we will explore where ADHD comes from, what it looks like, and where do we go from here.
Kids Have Stress Too!
Research shows that even very young children can learn to manage their stress effectively.
Baby Gym Time is for parents and their children 0-18 months of age. Join us for a fun session of baby friendly activities and self-directed play.
Self Esteem and Personal Growth
This discussion focuses on our own emotions and feelings, our 5 basic emotional needs, how we avoid the cycle of hurt, how to practice self-compassion versus being self-critical, challenge societal messaging about who we should be and brainstorming about self-care and resiliency.
Making Sense of Our Emotions
Learning about the variety of emotions that families face and how to deal with them in appropriate ways.
How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex
What do I tell my kids about Sex? How much should they know, how do I go about telling them, and when is it appropriate for them to know?
Family Night Live
Activities focused on children ages 3-12 years Family activities, Snacks, Time together. Parents must attend with children.
Car Seat Clinic
Come have your car seat inspected and properly installed. Receive answers to any questions you may have. Enforcement tickets will NOT be issued.
This community recycling program event offers families the opportunity to both share and benefit with other families within the community.
Triple P Seminar - Raising Responsible Teenagers
Find out what makes teenagers tick! You'll come away with new ideas to encourage your teenager to make good decisions, be respectful, considerate, reliable and involved in family life.
Presentations and Workshops
Presentations offered by the FCSS Counselling team strengthen and enrich individual and family well-being. Topics may include: marriage education, parenting skills, anger and stress management and more.
Triple P Seminar - Getting Teenagers Connected
Help your teenager develop good, supportive friendships. You;ll learn ways to build their confidence, encourage their social skills, help them to plan and meet commitments and encourage them to take care of others.