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Parenting Workshops to Focus on Positive Solutions for Families

Release Date: 9/23/2011 10:00:08 AM

Do you sometimes wish your kids came with a manual? Do you feel out of control? Are your child’s challenging behaviors interfering with family life? A series of free parenting workshops will be held on October 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2011, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Carroll Springs School in Westminster. The workshops, entitled Positive Solutions for Families, will offer a positive approach to behavior intervention and parenting in general.
The theory and techniques are based on fostering a child’s social emotional development. During the four consecutive weeks, the workshops will provide ideas for helping children feel safe, loved and special; feel competent and confident; and build relationships and develop friendships. The workshops will also give ideas to parents on how to help children learn to follow directions, manage their emotions, let others know what their behavior is trying to communicate, and learn new skills to replace challenging behavior.
To register, please call Cindy Senseney at 410-751-3955. Please note that these workshops are for adults only and childcare will not be available. A light dinner will be provided.
The Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS) is firmly committed to creating equal employment and educational opportunities for all persons with regard to its employment practices and in the provision of services, programs, and activities. The CCPS does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, ancestry or national origin, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. The CCPS provides non-discriminatory access to school facilities in accordance with its policies and regulations regarding the community use of schools (including, but not limited to, the Boy Scouts). The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Gregory J. Bricca, Director of Research and Accountability, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157, (410) 751-3068.
The Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of disability in employment or the provision of services, programs or activities. Persons needing auxiliary aids and services for communication should contact the Office of Community and Media Relations at 410-751-3020 or, or write to Carroll County Public Schools, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157. Persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, may use Relay or 7-1-1. Please contact the school system at least one (1) week in advance of the date the special accommodation is needed. Information concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act is available from the Director of Facilities or the Supervisor of Community and Media Relations: Raymond Prokop, Director of Facilities, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157, (410) 751-3177, or Carey Gaddis, Supervisor of Community and Media Relations, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157, (410) 751-3020.

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