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 Tamara Bakewell has twenty years of experience working with families with children who experience special health needs, is a member of the National Parenting Educators Network, and is trained in HOT DOCS.

This program was 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. It 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
  • Stress reduction techniques

Download a printable PDF flyer for this class.

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 Salem Hospital Foundation. For information about this class in Spanish, please contact Swindells Resource Center.