INSPIRE is a FREE 6-week Parent Support Group Program for parents/grandparents of children with special needs (4-9 years old).
Held Monday mornings, from 9:30 AM to 11 AM starting October 15th until November 26, 2018 (we skip Mon Nov 12, Veteran’s Day) it is offered in a convenient Concord location. Please go to registration link below for details on location, how to sign up. (Due to space limits, PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!)
Members of this group will meet other parents who can offer immediate empathy for the unique challenges they face on a daily basis and over the long haul. Topics covered:
Learn strategies to feel more emotionally balanced on a daily basis.
Nurture their individual identity beyond their parenting identity.
Cope and reduce the stress of relentless advocacy for their child.
Restore trust and hope in their lives by creating positive connections with others.
Gain new perspectives on having more satisfying interactions with their child.
The 8 members of the group are asked to make a 6 week commitment to the series.
Facilitated by Patricia Marquis, a seasoned LICSW social worker in private practice in Concord, who counsels individuals, couples and families. She has been a parent educator and leader of parent groups since 1977. Patty brings her solid knowledge of child development, her counseling experience and her mindfulness mindset to inspire parents to deepen their empathy for themselves and their child.
Go to https://inspiresupportgroupforparentsfall2018.eventbrite.com
or go to www.centerforparentsandteachers.org and click on “Parents” and then on “INSPIRE”. You can register by clicking on a link at that page.
You can also contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (978) 202-1143