ASSIST Community Services Centre

Multicultural Parent Education

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Description
Provides a continuum parenting education to newcomer and refugee families with children 0 to 18 years old.

Service provides:

  • a 4-component continuum parenting education to empower caregivers' knowledge and capacity of parenting¬†

Components include:

  • Nobody's Perfect Parenting Program - information on child development from 0 to 6 years and positive parenting skills; topics include creating a safe environment and the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on children's brain and later development
  • Fatherhood Initiative Program - information and skills that focus on the dad's role as caregiver of children 0 to 6 years of age; topics include body, mind, safety, behaviour, and the impact of ACEs on children's brain and later development
  • Pre-teen Parenting - information on popular parental concerns in raising preteens, parenting strategies to stay connected with teenagers, and fostering stronger family relationships
  • Youth Parenting - information to prepare parents / caregivers for challenges in terms of bullying, gender diversity, sexual consents, and emotional support, followed by a brief overview of the Canadian Justice System to protect them from possible criminal acts
Affiliation: Funded by Government of Alberta - Ministry of Children's Services (Edmonton Region).Key Provider: community educators
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • newcomer and refugee families
  • with children 0 to 18 years
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • contact for dates and times and / or to register
All ASSIST locations are closed to the public and services are being offered virtually and in-person.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-429-3111
Web Site
http://www.assistcsc.org
Email
info@assistcsc.org
Languages
English -

Parent education workshops are offered in the language of the participants from the designated ethno-cultural community. Contact for more information.

Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

Memberships available to individuals and families. Services are available to members and non-members.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
May 20, 2021
Address
810 Saddleback Road NW
Edmonton, AB, T6J 4W4
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