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October 2019

Parent Recharge

Thursday, Oct 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Parent Recharge meets the first and third Thursday mornings featuring unstructured conversation with other parents and caregivers. On the second, fourth and fifth Thursdays, there are focused discussions around a specific topic. Join us to learn, laugh, ask questions, and enjoy a morning out while your children socialize in our playroom. Coming up: October 10: Special Education and Individualized Education Plans. What’s an IEP? How do I know if my child needs one? Does last year’s IEP still fit? Join this discussion…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Coping with Worry and Anxiety

Thursday, Oct 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Feeling  “stressed out” can impact children’s  self-esteem, academic functioning, social relationships, and family life. This talk will provide you with an understanding of how anxiety impacts children and adolescents and practical ways to improve coping skills. Dr. Laura Rubin will address the following key points: 1) Identify signs of stress/anxiety in your child 2) Learn strategies for helping to decrease your child’s stress/anxiety 3) Become more aware of how parent stress contributes to child stress Dr. Rubin is a neuropsychologist…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Kids in the Kitchen

Thursday, Oct 31 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Cooking with children is a great way to learn, connect and create together. This workshop offers helpful tips for involving children in the process of planning and preparing healthy snacks and meals. Facilitated by Donna Onacki, M.Ed, co-owner of The Healthy Home Chef, which offers cooking classes and pantry makeovers.

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November 2019

Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Sober Parenting Journey

Wednesday, Nov 6 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, happening 14 times

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Sober Parenting Journey is a 14-week group, for parents in recovery. This program helps parents explore past family patterns, begin to heal past wounds, and seize the opportunity to take a new path that involves personal responsibility, sobriety, and the mobilization of hope through focused action. Sober Parenting Journey will help you to: Identify strengths and increase your resiliency. Build greater trust and connections to others. Become more confident in your recovery, and more hopeful and optimistic about the future.…

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Parent Recharge

Thursday, Nov 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Parent Recharge meets the first and third Thursday mornings featuring unstructured conversation with other parents and caregivers. On the second, fourth and fifth Thursdays, there are focused discussions around a specific topic. Join us to learn, laugh, ask questions, and enjoy a morning out while your children socialize in our playroom. Coming up: October 10: Special Education and Individualized Education Plans. What’s an IEP? How do I know if my child needs one? Does last year’s IEP still fit? Join this discussion…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Sober Parenting Journey

Wednesday, Nov 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, happening 14 times

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Sober Parenting Journey is a 14-week group, for parents in recovery. This program helps parents explore past family patterns, begin to heal past wounds, and seize the opportunity to take a new path that involves personal responsibility, sobriety, and the mobilization of hope through focused action. Sober Parenting Journey will help you to: Identify strengths and increase your resiliency. Build greater trust and connections to others. Become more confident in your recovery, and more hopeful and optimistic about the future.…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Building Language Skills

Thursday, Nov 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Learn about typical speech development and how to enhance language learning in your everyday play and interactions with your child. Facilitated by Amy Mangano, MA,  Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Sober Parenting Journey

Wednesday, Nov 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, happening 14 times

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Sober Parenting Journey is a 14-week group, for parents in recovery. This program helps parents explore past family patterns, begin to heal past wounds, and seize the opportunity to take a new path that involves personal responsibility, sobriety, and the mobilization of hope through focused action. Sober Parenting Journey will help you to: Identify strengths and increase your resiliency. Build greater trust and connections to others. Become more confident in your recovery, and more hopeful and optimistic about the future.…

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Parent Recharge

Thursday, Nov 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Parent Recharge meets the first and third Thursday mornings featuring unstructured conversation with other parents and caregivers. On the second, fourth and fifth Thursdays, there are focused discussions around a specific topic. Join us to learn, laugh, ask questions, and enjoy a morning out while your children socialize in our playroom. Coming up: October 10: Special Education and Individualized Education Plans. What’s an IEP? How do I know if my child needs one? Does last year’s IEP still fit? Join this discussion…

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Closed for Thanksgiving

Thursday, Nov 28
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 28 of November, repeating indefinitely

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

December 2019

Free (includes child care with advance signup)

A Toolbox for Challenging Behaviors

Tuesday, Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Why do some children seem to challenge us more than others? Why can we cope with some misbehaviors while others cause us to lose our cool?  The place to start is knowing who we are and using self-reflection to understand our limits and strengths.  This discussion will help parents identify personal hot buttons and learn strategies for calming ourselves and our children. This is part 1 of a two-week series. Presented by Megg Thompson, who is a Certified Behavioral Consultant…

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Free (includes child care with advance signup)

Sober Parenting Journey

Wednesday, Dec 4 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, happening 14 times

Families First Health & Support Center,
100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth

Sober Parenting Journey is a 14-week group, for parents in recovery. This program helps parents explore past family patterns, begin to heal past wounds, and seize the opportunity to take a new path that involves personal responsibility, sobriety, and the mobilization of hope through focused action. Sober Parenting Journey will help you to: Identify strengths and increase your resiliency. Build greater trust and connections to others. Become more confident in your recovery, and more hopeful and optimistic about the future.…

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