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“I needed a reminder of how much of a difference I can make.”
– Parent at Parenting Workshop

Parent Education and Prevention Outreach Services: We offer programs designed to equip individuals, families, and youth leaders with the tools necessary to help navigate young people successfully through childhood and adolescence. Small group workshops, professional trainings for educators and youth leaders, community presentations, parent support groups and parent coaching are among our offerings.  Call Mandy Jabbour at 412-366-1300 ex. 121 to learn more. Click here for a flyer.


You may also be interested in our Be Strong Parent Café and SPIN for Single Moms.


Upcoming Parent Workshops that are Open to the Public:


  • Managing Screens and Technology in Your Home
    Hosted by New Life Community Church & A Welcome Break Pre-School
    Saturday, January 27 from 10:00 am -Noon
    45 N Fremont Ave, Bellevue, PA 15202
    (GPS: 28 N Howard Ave, 15202, for parking and main entrance)
    Are you worried about raising your children in this digitally-addicted world? Mandy Jabbour, LSW, of Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry will lead a discussion for families on effective strategies for a maintaining a healthy relationship with technology. This event is free and complimentary child care is provided. There will also be a lunch provided afterwards. RSVP required for both. To Registration contact: New Life Office – 412-761-1600/newlifepittsburgh@gmail.com or A Welcome Break Preschool – Mary Jane Sibic 412-761-2917
  • Teen Brain: Danger and Opportunity
    Hosted by St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
    1965 Ferguson Rd Allison Park, PA 15101
    Sunday, January 28 from 9:15-10:15 am
    Cassy Wimmer, LSW, of Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry will lead this discussion. Childcare provided through the Sunday School program and nursery for children 4 and under. To register, contact Carla at 412-486-7006.
  • Fostering Family Connection & Managing Conflict
    Hosted by Sharpsburg Family Worship Center
    Wednesday, January 31 from 6:30 pm -8:00 pm
    200 Eight Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    Mandy Jabbour, LSW, of Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry will lead a discussion for families on how to be emotionally-connected as a family as well as strategies for resolving the inevitable conflicts that arise in family life. This event is free and complimentary child care is provided. Register by calling the church office at (412) 799-0701 or online at www.sfwc.org.
  • Who’s in Charge: Boundaries with Teens
    Hosted by St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
    1965 Ferguson Rd Allison Park, PA 15101
    Sunday, February 25 from 9:15-10:15 am
    Cassy Wimmer, LSW, of Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry will lead this discussion. Childcare provided through the Sunday School program and nursery for children 4 and under. To register, contact Carla at 412-486-7006.
  • The Eight Building Blocks for Raising Good Kids
    Hosted by St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
    1965 Ferguson Rd Allison Park, PA 15101
    Sunday, March 18 from 9:15-10:15 am
    Cassy Wimmer, LSW, of Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry will lead this discussion. Childcare provided through the Sunday School program and nursery for children 4 and under. To register, contact Carla at 412-486-7006.

Additional workshops can be scheduled at YOUR location.


Parenting Success Workshops

Raising a child can sometimes be difficult. We can help. Parents will make connections, share strategies on what is and is not working for them, and learn new skills to support positive parent-child relationships. Hosting one of these workshops is a wonderful opportunity for parent groups, churches, schools, scouts and youth leaders to equip families to journey through life’s parenting pressures and transitions. Featured topics (Can be adapted to various age groups):

  • Raising Responsible Kids
  • Combating Overindulgence with Gratitude
  • Bully-Proofing Your Kids
  • Key Developmental Building Blocks for Children
  • Blocks for Raising Resilient Children
  • Selling Kids Out: Body Image and the Media
  • The Family Connection & Managing Conflict
  • Understanding the Social Life of 10-15 Year olds
  • The Teen Brain: Dangers and Opportunities
  • Who’s in Charge? Boundaries with Teens
  • Managing Screens & Technology in your Home
  • The Family Economy: Chores & Allowances
  • Supporting Kids with ADHD

 

Call Mandy Jabbour at 412-366-1300 ex. 121 to learn more. Click here for a flyer.

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