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Free Parent Education Series

All Sioux Falls Free Parent Education Series are held at the Children’s Care Rehabilitation Center (map) from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Classes are free, but please preregister. If you have questions call (605) 444-9513 or email us.

All Rapid City Free Parent Education Series are held at Children's Care in Rapid City (map) from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Classes are free, but please preregister. If you have questions call (800) 584-9294, ext. 9513 or email us.

 

Parenting Strategies (RAPID CITY) - Register HERE

Kaylee Trottier, PhD
Cost: Free
April 22, 2014
6:00-7:00
Description: An overview of a variety of parenting theories: Love and Logic, Positive Parenting, and Behavioral Principals. Brief discussion about specific strategies including behavioral corrections, strengthening your relationship, and rewards.

Caregiver Burnout (SIOUX FALLS)
- Register HERE
Aimee Deliramich, PhD
Cost: Free
May 6, 2014
6:00-7:30

Description: An open discussion of the challenges of raising a child with a disability and the feelings associated with those challenges. We will offer ideas for avoiding caregiver burnout through the use of healthy coping techniques. 

Bowel & Bladder Accidents in Children Over Four (RAPID CITY) - Register HERE
Christine Stephenson, DPT
Cost: Free
May 6, 2014
6:00-7:00
Description: Learn how to end day and nighttime accidents, constipation issues, and challenges with potty training. Get tips and tricks to try at home, and learn about physical therapy solutions and when further medical help may be advised.

How Effectively Managing Stress Can Positively Impact Parenting (SIOUX FALLS) - Register HERE
Aimee Deliramich, PhD
Cost: Free

June 3, 2014
6:00-7:30
Description: This parent training will focus on the benefits of stress-reducing activities with a more in-depth look and instruction on different exercises such as deep breathing, positive muscle relaxation, guided imagery, cognitive re-framing, etc.

Creating Sensory Home Programs for your Child (SIOUX FALLS) - Register HERE
Robin Mills, OTR/L, BCP
Cost: Free
July 1, 2014
6:00-7:30

Description: Children with sensory challenges need consistent, intense movement, heavy work, and deep pressure activities on a daily basis to help regulate their behaviors.  They often have  difficulty transitioning from moving to sitting in school and need sensory activities to help them cope.  Bring questions, ideas, and a willingness to play.

How to Help Your Child With a Disability Lead an Active Life (SIOUX FALLS) - Register HERE
Becky Schmitz, DPT
Cost: Free
August 5, 2014
6:00-7:30

Description: Having a child with a disability does NOT mean always staying home!  Learn about adaptive mobility equipment to provide daily exercise, activity and mobility for better physical and emotional health, and stronger bonds with others.

Bowel and Bladder Challenges in Children Over Four (SIOUX FALLS) - Register HERE
Robin Lund, DPT
Cost: Free
September 2, 2014
6:00-7:30

Description: Learn how to end day and nighttime accidents, constipation issues, and challenges with potty training. Get tips and tricks to try at home and learn about physical therapy solutions and when further medical help may be advised.

 

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"At Children's Care you don't have to ask for things to happen for your child; it just happens. I appreciate that."
– Shane S., Parent