Child Focus Programs
SFRS offers the following Early Learning Parent and Child Programs.
Please phone SFRS at 250-642-5152 to register and to inquire about upcoming dates of programs.
Parent-Child Mother Goose Program (Call 250-642-5152 for Westshore dates)
Come have fun learning songs, rhymes and stories with your child to promote attachment, increase attention span and support early literacy development. This program is supported by Success by 6.
Program is offered for Ages: birth – 18 month olds and 18 months – 3 years old
Head Start Music Program
Music based activities – singing, moving, listening and instrument playing to help children learn. This program is provided by the Victoria Conservatory of Music and supported by School District 62.
Program is offered for Ages: 2-3 year olds and 4-5 year olds
Triple P: Positive Parenting Program
Triple P is a Positive Parenting Program that promotes good communication and strong relationships between parents and children. This positive approach to parenting helps parents promote their children’s development and manage their children’s behaviour in a constructive and caring way. Triple P helps parents recognize causes of common child behaviour problems and encourage desirable behaviour in their children.
Triple P offers suggestions and ideas to help parents:
build positive relationships with their children
praise and encourage behaviour they like
teach children new skills
set rules and give instructions their children will follow
respond to misbehaviour immediately, consistently and decisively
use discipline strategies that work
take care of themselves as parents
For additional Workshops and Courses for adults to attend with focus on child development and/or parenting, please look through our CCRR Workshop/Training Schedule 2014-2015 <
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