For families of children with challenging behaviors: Developing our Children’s Skills

Join us for this six-week parenting class for families and caregivers of children with special needs. Instructor Stephanie Montgomery has twelve years of experience working with families with children who experience special health needs, is Tier 2 trained in Collaborative Problem Solving and is trained in HOT DOCS*, a program developed by the University Of Southern Florida’s Department of Pediatrics to help parents address difficult behaviors in children with special needs, including autism spectrum disorders. The program provides parenting strategies in a highly interactive group setting.

Class topics include:

  • Early childhood development
  • Routines, rituals and development
  • Development and behavior
  • Prevention tools for challenging behaviors
  • New parenting skills and stress reduction techniques

*For more information on HOT DOCS, please see their website.

Classes occur every Wednesday, Sept 14 to Oct 19

Class size is limited and pre-registration is required. Register by phone at 503-215-2429 or toll free; 800-833-8899 ext 52429.

This class is free thanks to the generosity of the Newberg Medical Center Foundation.