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Lets Learn Together Conference, 50 people, breakout, "Brain Development 101: Toddlers and Technology"


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Parenting Today's Child - 6 Week Summer Session Course in Calgary

For parents of all children ages 1-20 years

Happy Family

This course has neurobiological informed content based on parenting recommendations from Alberta Health Services, Canadian Pediatric Society, and P.E.T. Parent Effectiveness Training. It focuses on non-punitive, respectful, relationship-building parenting.

Provided by Professional Parenting Canada. Instructor is Judy Arnall, BA, Certified Canadian Family Life Educator, Certified in the Brain Story course, and parent of 5 kids.

Wednesdays July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, and 9th, 2017. 6-8 PM

Calgary Coop Community Room,8818 Macleod Trail S.W. Calgary. (Yes, it is upstairs in the grocery store!)

$219.00 sale! Includes 2 printed textbooks and a pdf workbook package. No charge for 1 extra parenting partner to attend.

Certificates available if 4 out of 6 sessions attended.

Please Register below

"Thank you again for the great class. I learned a lot and feel excited and empowered again. We all need a little boost once in a while to help us continue to be great parents!" Muriel, Online participant

Parenting Today's Child Course Printable Description

Parenting the digital generation can be challenging and exciting. In this course, we will explore best parenting practices of raising today's child:

Week One: Parenting Styles, Temperament Traits, Picky Eating, Oral Health, Parent Self-Care

Week Two: Developmental Milestones and Stages, Attachment Theory, Separation Anxiety, Sleep Challenges, Toilet Training

Week Three: Brain Development, Stress, Play, Healthy Self-esteem, Communication, Safety

Week Four: Feelings, Temper Tantrums, Anger Management, Behaviour and Guidance

Week Five: Multiple Intelligences, Homework, Chores, Digital Citizenship

Week Six: Peer Pressure, Bullying, Talking to Kids about Sex and Drugs, Preparation for Adulthood


New 4 Week Course!

Parenting the Three Pound Computer: A neurobiological informed course on raising babies to teens

Child development 101

This class compiles information from multiple sources and is presented by Professional Parenting. Instructors are Brain Core Story Certified.

Thursdays September 7, 14, 21, 28th, 2017 6-8 PM

$219.00 plus GST. Investment includes materials and textbook. Bonus! Each participant can bring 1 parenting partner for no extra charge!

The following concepts will be covered:


Caring Family Communication Skills Practice - In Person Course

4 Wednesdays, September 27, October 4, (No class Oct 11, 18) October 25, November 1, 2017, 6-8 pm

Banbury Crossroads School, #201-2451 Dieppe Ave S.W. $219.00 per person. Bonus! Each participant can bring one parenting partner for no charge. Textbook and workbook included. Instructor: Judy Arnall, Certified P.E.T. Instructor and CCFE Canadian Family Life Educator. Please call 403-714-6766 for more information.

For parents of children ages 2 - 30 years

Suitable for graduates of communication-based parenting courses such as "How to Talk so Kids Will Listen," "P.E.T. Parent Effectiveness Training," "Terrific Toddlers," "Positive Discipline in Everyday Parenting," "Gordon Neufeld Training," and "Non-Violent Communication". If you haven't taken these courses, register anyways and we will catch you up on the basic communication skills.

Developed and presented by Professional Parenting Canada

This session's location is generously sponsored by Banbury Crossroads School

Printable Poster of Family Communication Skills Practice Course

"I just wanted to say thank you so much for the class. I will be attending the next one you have. The knowledge you have given me and the extra skills are priceless and I have started implementing them and will continue to use them and grow with them in both my sons life and everyday life." Lynn

Communication skills are ever more important for family relationships in our increasingly digital world. The PET course builds such skills. Learn how to open up conversations with your children, especially teenagers and young adults. Practice ways to build links, and to respectfully assert your parental needs, with school-aged kids and even toddlers. Learn helpful approaches for conflict resolution in the family environment. When parents take this course, all members of the family will benefit from improved communication practice. For parents of all children ages 2 to adulthood.

The following skills will be covered:


PACT - Parents and Children Together

Voted Calgary's best playgroup/preschool for the past 16 years

Thursday Mornings, September 21 to Nov 23, 2017, 9-11:30 am, Southwood United Church, 10690 Elbow Drive S.W. Playroom Teacher: Val Ritter, Parent Discussion Room Faciliator: Judy Arnall

For parents of children ages 0-6 years. One low registration fee for the whole family. Fall registrations now open!

More information and registration here at the PACT website


P.E.T. Parent Effectiveness Training: A neuro-developmental approach

Provided by The University of Calgary, Continuing Education

4 Classes Tuesdays, February 27, March 6, 13th, and 20th 2018, 6-9 pm In-person class. University of Calgary Main NW Campus, for parents of ages 2 - 30, Please register below

University of Calgary, Continuing Education

NEWS FLASH: Bill Gate's Parents Took P.E.T. Parent Effectiveness Training! You can take it too at Continuing Education, University of Calgary

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NEW Location!

P.E.T. Parent Effectiveness Training: A neuro-developmental approach

Provided by The University of Calgary, Continuing Education

4 Classes Tuesdays, October 17, 24, and November 7, and 14, 2017, 6-9 pm (No class October 31). In-person class. South Health Campus (Seton Hospital) YMCA Wellness Centre, for parents of ages 2 - 30, Please register below

University of Calgary, Continuing Education

NEWS FLASH: Bill Gate's Parents Took P.E.T. Parent Effectiveness Training! You can take it too at Continuing Education, University of Calgary

Read More About the P.E.T. Course


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