South Winnipeg Family Information Centre

FALL 2022 Parenting / Adult Program Schedule

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PLEASE NOTE: Program description will state if it is in-person or online.

 For virtual classes:

  • Online programs will be held on Zoom. 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. 
  • Individual Rate: Registration is for one person on one device (computer, tablet or phone) 
  • Couples Rate: Up to two people can attend by sharing the screen on one device

TRIPLE P SELECT - POSITIVE PARENTING PROGRAM - ONLINE

(for parents of children ages 0 to 12) 

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.

Date: Thursdays, September 29, October 6, October 13, 2022 (3 sessions)

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on ZOOM

Fee: $35.00 per person or $55.00 per couple

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RENT SMART BASICS - IN PERSON

(for adults) 

Rent Smart Basics is a course designed to help you learn important skills to build your knowledge and confidence to find and keep housing. You'll learn important tools to understand what it means to have a successful tenancy: paying your rent, peaceful enjoyment, and looking after your home.

This workshop will be held in person, in South Winnipeg Family Information Centre at 800 Point Road.

Date: Saturday, November 19, 2022

Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Fee: FREE

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PARENTING STRATEGIES AND ADHD - ONLINE

(for parents of children ages 5 to 12 with ADHD*) 

Explore parenting strategies such as effective communication, and positive approaches to discipline to strengthen your relationship with your child. Topics include: teaching new skills, defining rules, responding to challenging behaviour consistently, planning for potentially difficult situations, encouraging positive behaviour, and being an advocate for your child's needs.

*No proof of diagnosis is required. The program is not intended for assessment.

Dates: Mondays, November 7 to December 5, 2022 (5 sessions)

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on ZOOM

Fee: $55 per person or $75 per couple

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CIRCLE OF SECURITY PARENTING - ONLINE

(for parents of children ages 0 to 6) 

This relationship-based parenting program, provides ideas to encourage a stronger connection between parent and child. Learn new ways to understand, and respond to your child's needs and behaviours, that help to increase the emotional security of your children. Children who feel more secure have: increased empathy, healthy self-esteem, positive relationships, and a greater ability to manage their emotions more effectively.

Date: Thursdays, October 27 to December 15, 2022 (8 sessions)

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on ZOOM

Fee: $20 or contact us to request a fee waiver

PLEASE NOTE: Manuals will be required for this program. Manuals can either be picked up on from our office or sent to you via courier for a fee. 

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The following programs are FREE, courtesy of grants, community partners and generous donors.
Please do not register for these programs if you do not plan to attend. There are limited spaces available and we would like to offer these programs to as many parents as possible who are committed to taking the program.

MY TWEEN & ME - IN PERSON

 (for parents, along with their child ages 7 to 11

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 program will help build lasting connections and help your tween make safe, healthy choices now and during their teen years.

This program will be held in person, in South Winnipeg Family Information Centre at 800 Point Road.

Date: Wednesdays, October 12 to November 16, 2022 (6 sessions)

Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Fee: FREE - supported by the Healthy Child Coalition

PLEASE NOTE: Registration is for 1 parent and 1 child together.

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NOBODY'S PERFECT - IN PERSON

(for parents, along with their child ages 0 to 6) 

Meet with other parents of young children, share questions, concerns and ideas about being a parent, learn about child development, safety, health & behaviour, discuss real-life parenting solutions, and discover positive ways of parenting. Childminding provided. 

This program will be held in person, in South Winnipeg Family Information Centre at 800 Point Road.

Date: Tuesdays, November 1 to December 6, 2022 (6 sessions)

Time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Fee: FREE - Funding provided by the WRHA and Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living

PLEASE NOTE: Registration is for 1 parent and 1 child together.

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PARENT EDUCATOR 1 to 1 APPOINTMENTS - ONLINE

(for parents and caregivers) 

This individualized one on one service will provide you, in your role as parent, with an opportunity to focus on challenges you are experiencing with your child.

Date: By appointment only

Time: 1 hour

Fee: $45.00 per 1 hour appointment only

To request an appointment, please email: registrar@swfic.org

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

 

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Winnipeg, MB R3T 3L8
 

 
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CANCELLATION POLICY & TERMS OF AGREEMENT: 

CANCELLATION POLICY FOR PAID PROGRAMS:

If you withdraw from a program more than seven days prior to the start date, you may receive a refund of your course fee, less a $5.00 administration fee. After this time, or once the program has started no refunds will be made. Full refunds will be issued if we cancel a course.

TERMS OF AGREEMENT: 

For Zoom programs:

  • Please review the Zoom privacy policy: https://zoom.us/privacy
  • I understand SWFIC will not record any sessions on ZOOM, and recording the class is also prohibited for participants.
  • Participants must attend on time or may not be admitted to the Zoom program.
  • Sharing Zoom links is strictly prohibited. All participants must register in order to attend the program.
  • SWFIC reserves the right to remove participants from a course for abusive or disruptive behaviour.

For all SWFIC programs in person or online:

I hereby understand that injuries can arise from the very nature of the program's activities, and hereby release and waive all rights to any claim or action against South Winnipeg Family Information Centre, Inc. and/or its representatives arising from injury, loss, or damage to me or my child's person or property, except where such injury, loss, or damage is caused by the negligence of South Winnipeg Family Information Centre, Inc. and/or its representatives.

SWFIC Mask Policy: Masks are optional for participants, SWFIC staff and volunteers. If you have any questions or concerns about this policy, please contact the office at 204-284-9311.