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Tuesday, July 08, 2014 06:30 PM

Help! My Teen is Driving Me Nuts!!

Join an eight week facilitated discussion group on improving your relationship with your teen, ideas on encouraging personal responsibility, self-respect, respectfulness, age appropriate discipline, and methods to help your teen find their way through the issues that they face.
Closing date: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 06:00 PM

Wednesday, July 09, 2014 06:30 PM

Parenting for Positive Outcomes

Parenting School Age Children workshops provide real solutions for real parents by offering educational information focused on building solid relationships with others. Children and adults can learn ways to effectively solve their own problems.
Closing date: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 06:00 PM

Monday, September 15, 2014 06:30 PM

Wellness with Jill Wrubel

Aromatherapy, journaling, healing arts, wellness practices, imagery and more. Classes held at St. Clair Shores and L'anse Cruese Community Education locations.
Closing date: Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:00 PM

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 05:30 PM

Mental Health First Aid Training

This FREE 8 hour training (two - 4 hour sessions) is dedicated to providing adult participants with basic tools to assist others in case of a developing mental illness or mental health crisis situation.
Closing date: Monday, September 15, 2014 05:00 PM

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 05:30 PM

Mental Health First Aid Training - Focus on Youth

This FREE 8 hour training (two - 4 hour sessions) is specifically tailored for adults working with young people in order to provide participants with basic tools to assist youth in case of a developing mental illness or mental health crisis situation.
Closing date: Monday, September 15, 2014 05:00 PM

Friday, September 19, 2014 09:30 AM

Detroit Waldorf School Parent-Child Classes

An opportunity for children ages 12 months to three years and their parents to enjoy a morning of songs, movement, circle time, crafts, stories, snack, and conversation.
Closing date: Monday, January 07, 2013 09:00 AM

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 06:30 PM

Parenting Young Children

An 8 week facilitated discussion group will discuss development, behavior, communication, building self-esteem, and discipline that works. Based on the Systematic Training for Effective Parenting program.
Closing date: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:00 PM

Thursday, October 02, 2014 06:30 AM

Parenting School Aged Children

Parenting School Age Children workshops provide real solutions for real parents by offering educational information focused on building solid relationships with others. Children and adults can learn ways to effectively solve their own problems.
Closing date: Thursday, October 02, 2014 12:00 PM

Thursday, October 02, 2014 09:00 AM

Meet & Greet: A Gathering for School, Mental Health and Other Professionals Working with F

Community Professionals: Meet and share information with other community professionals working with youth and families (educators, therapists, physicians, attorneys, dentists, clergy, etc.). Assumption Cultural Center, 21800 Marter Road, St. Clair Shores.
Closing date: Thursday, October 02, 2014 09:00 AM

Thursday, October 02, 2014 06:30 PM

Parenting Teenagers

Join an eight (8) week facilitated discussion group on improving your relationship with your teen, ideas on encouraging personal responsibility, self-respect, respectfulness, age appropriate discipline, and methods to help your teen find their way through the issues that they face. Based on the Systematic Training for Effective Parenting program.
Closing date: Thursday, October 02, 2014 12:00 PM

Thursday, October 09, 2014 07:00 PM

Understanding Loss, Grief and the Healing Process for Families

All families are touched by grief - whether it’s a family illness or death, the loss of a beloved pet, coping with a new reality, or a tragedy within our community. We will explore the process of grief and how to help ourselves and our loved ones grieve in a healthy way, find hope and begin to heal.
Closing date: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 05:00 PM

Thursday, October 16, 2014 06:30 PM

Dementia: Time to Take Away the Keys?

Families have difficulty deciding when a person should stop driving. This presentation will discuss when that decision should be made and how to have that conversation.
Closing date: Thursday, October 16, 2014 05:00 PM

Thursday, October 16, 2014 06:30 PM

Our Toxic Stuff

We will explore the chemicals in our everyday products, their health effects, and how you can reduce your exposures.
Closing date: Thursday, October 16, 2014 05:00 PM

Thursday, October 16, 2014 06:30 PM

Becoming a "Love and Logic" Parent

You will learn to build adult-child relationships with humor and empathy, respect and dignity; how to provide real limits in a loving way; how to promote healthy decision-making; and how kids learn from the consequences of their actions.
Closing date: Thursday, October 16, 2014 05:00 PM

Thursday, October 16, 2014 07:00 PM

Finding Normal in the Middle School Years

Enjoy an evening of three 30-minute talks plus a Q&A session, featuring: "The Middle School Years: Brain Matters", "What is Considered a Normal Middle School Student?" and "Executive Functioning: What is it & What Can I do to Help?"
Closing date: Thursday, October 16, 2014 07:00 PM

Saturday, October 18, 2014 09:30 AM

Steeping Into Your Harmony - a Women's Only Retreat

In taking this time, you will leave with clarity on happiness, balance and peace. Discussion, experiential exercises and practices introduced.
Closing date: Friday, October 10, 2014 01:00 PM

Thursday, November 06, 2014 06:30 PM

Tips for Getting Ready for Kindergarten

This special presentation will help to clarify what children need academically, socially and emotionally in order to be prepared for Kindergarten. We will present our Top Ten tips that help parents make learning a joyful experience and promote a journey of life-long learning for their children.
Closing date: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 05:00 PM

Thursday, November 06, 2014 06:30 PM

Reading Development During the School Years

Comprehensive set of three 30-minute talks, plus a Q&A session that will help students of all ages improve reading and spelling skills, increase vocabulary and reading comprehension. Special teaching strategies for dyslexic and ADHD students will also be presented.
Closing date: Tuesday, November 04, 2014 05:00 PM

Thursday, November 13, 2014 07:00 PM

The College Selection Process: Keeping it Real and Making it Yours

Learn how to successfully navigate and manage the stressors of the college selection process in a "Race to Nowhere" culture. Be proactive; plan early and set realistic goals! For Parents and Students (Grades 9-11)
Closing date: Thursday, November 13, 2014 07:00 PM

Friday, November 21, 2014 06:00 PM

HOLLYFEST 2014

HOLLYFEST is our popular holiday benefit. You'll enjoy time for socializing while bidding on silent auction items at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club.
Closing date: Friday, November 21, 2014 12:00 PM