February 5, 2019
Ithaca Friends Quaker Meeting House
120 3rd St, Ithaca, NY 14850
AGAPE – Central New York
FREE workshop series for adoptive and guardianship parents raising children with adverse childhood experiences or difficult past histories.
DURING THIS SIX WEEK SERIES WE WILL EXPLORE:
- Building connections with your child before correcting their misbehaviors by using an attitude of play, acceptance, curiosity, and empathy.
- Supporting your child through their sometimes difficult behavior to get them back on track to more socially acceptable behavior.
- Concepts of self-care, figure out where your relationship with your child is blocked and how to deepen connections with them.
Open to all adoptive parents and relative caregivers who have guardianship of the child in their care. Foster parents and relatives with custody also welcome depending on space.
Light dinner and refreshments provided. Childcare available with advanced registration.
Tuesdays from 5:30 to 8:30 PM on 2/5, 2/19, 2/26, 13/5, 3/12 and 3/19 at the Ithaca Friends Quaker Meeting House located at 120 Third Street in Ithaca. (please note: program time frame has been extended due to winter weather)