Events

Developing Our Children's Skills

6-Week 2019 Parenting Class Series

For families experiencing challenging behaviors with children who have special needs, including autism spectrum disorders.

Class sessions include:

  • Solving everyday behavior challenges
  • Teaching positive social behavior
  • Developing the best solutions for your child

Suggested donation of $50 to cover class materials.

Thursdays, July 11 - August 15, 2019
9:30-11:30a.m. at St. Vincent Medical Center*

Mondays, July 15 - August 19
9:30-11:30a.m. at Providence Portland Medical Center*

*specific room will be given after registration

Registration

Register by phone at 503-215-2429 or toll free at 800-833-8899 ext. 52429 or email.


Back to School Tips and Tools - Portland

Please join Cori Mielke, program coordinator with FACT Oregon, sharing ways to support your child as the school year begins, including:

  • Developing a "one-page profile"
  • Identifying key information to best help your child in the classroom and other environments
  • Using social stories to help with school expectations
  • Establishing and maintaining bedtime routines and other tips

This is a free event, but registration is required.

Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Souther Auditorium, East Pavilion, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, 9135 SW Barnes Road, Portland, OR 97225

Registration

Contact us at 503-215-2429 or 800-833-8899 ext. 52429 for more information or to register.


Back to School Tips and Tools - Medford

Please join Heather Olivier, program coordinator with FACT Oregon, sharing ways for a seamless transition back to school for your child, including:

  • Developing a "one-page profile"
  • Identifying key information to best support your child in the classroom and other environments
  • Using social stories to prepare for school
  • Starting bedtime routines and other tips

This is a free event, but registration is required.

Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019
6 - 8 p.m. at the Lucille Tremblay Hall, Providence Nursing Education Center, 840 Royal Ave, Suite 2, Medford, OR 97504.

Registration

Contact us at 541-732-5958 or by email.


Sibshops: Sibling group for brothers and sisters, ages 5-12, of children with special developmental needs

Siblings can share stories, give and receive support as well as have fun with children who have similar experiences.

Group size is limited. Please register to reserve a spot for your child.

Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019
For children ages 8-12
Providence Portland Child Center, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019
For children ages 5-7
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019
For children ages 8-12
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019
For children ages 5-12
Providence Portland Child Center, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Registration

Contact us at 503-215-2429 or 503-833-8899 ext. 52429 or by email


BraveBrains: Help, Hope & Healing for Children

You already know and love her therapeutic children’s book Riley the Brave, so now is your chance to attend a FULL DAY of training with consultant, author and educator Jessica Sinarski! Jessica has extensive training in and widely utilizes approaches such as brain-based parenting, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, mindfulness and neurofeedback. Riley the Brave and Jessica’s training focus on improving outcomes for those affected by adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and trauma, empowering parents, teachers and community professionals with brain-based knowledge and resources worldwide. We are thrilled to have Jessica come train in Oregon and hope you’ll be to join us!

Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Providence Willamette Falls Community Center Auditorium, 519 15th Street, Oregon City, OR 97045.

Friday, Sept. 27, 2019
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Providence Portland Medical Center, Cancer Center Amphitheater, 4805 NE Glisan Street, Portland, OR 97213

Registration

Continuing Education Credits through NASW Oregon Chapter are available for $20.00. Please request credits when registering.