Parent Education

KARA Family Resource Centre


Description
Provides programs and workshops on child development and parenting.

Service offers:

  • programs and workshops on child development and parenting

Includes:

  • Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) - a parent completed questionnaire that screens 5 key categories: communication, problem solving, fine motor, gross motor, and social; as follow-up, staff provide tips and activities to try at home or refer participants to helpful programs
  • Kids Have Stress Too - children are facing an increasing amount of stress and anxiety which can have a negative effect on their physical and emotional health; this program is a research-based preventative program designed to help parents build the knowledge and skills required to help their children become more resilient and learn strategies to effectively manage their stress; childcare offered
  • Triple P Parenting Program - a Positive Parenting Program based on evidence and research that is designed to help parents develop a toolbox of strategies and gain an understanding of why their children behave the way they do; 8 sessions will be offered over the course of 4 weeks; attend in-person or online
  • Lunch and Learn - gives caregivers an opportunity to connect with others while learning positive parenting strategies to deal with common parenting concerns such as: raising resilient children, dealing with challenging behaviours, developing successful routines, and more; gain confidence, parenting skills, and new friendships; program uses the Triple P Curriculum; a light lunch will be provided; childcare will be provided
  • Nobody's Perfect - helps parents and caregivers connect with others who are wanting to talk about real-life parenting experiences and learn methods for positive parenting; participants decide what topics they want to learn about and are provided a safe and judgment-free space to share; provides strategies, support, and helps to build on all the positive things parents are already doing
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • parents and caregivers
Eligibility varies by program:
  • Triple P Parenting Program - parents and caregivers of children 3 to 12 years
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • contact for details
Some programs are offered in-person and online.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-478-5396
Fax
780-478-1979
Web Site
http://kara-frc.com
Email
info@kara-frc.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: No - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
April 21, 2017
Address
6717 132 Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5C 2A4
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