Please find the event or program you wish to register for below, you will be directed to a registration form. If you can’t see what you’re looking for below, please email admin@snplace.org.

Information sessions for parents and caregivers of children 0 to 6 years old. See below of event descriptions and follow the links to register.

Parent Information Sessions are made possible thanks to the support of the Children’s Health Foundation, and the United Way of Greater Victoria.

Enhancing the Parent-Child Relationship
Parent Information Session presented by Child & Youth Mental Health Services

Tuesday January 22 2019 | 5:30-7:30PM

Location: Royal Oak Neighbourhood House, 4525 West Saanich Rd. Victoria

Free! Dinner provided, bus tickets available. (No childminding is provided)

Many things can get in the way of our relationship with our children. Stress, behavioural challenges, developmental concerns, and unexpected events can all impact our ability to connect and respond in the ways that we would like. In this session, we will highlight ways that parents can refocus on the parent-child relationship to promote healthier and happier children.

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Tips for Parenting an Anxious Child
Parent Information Session presented by Child & Youth Mental Health

Thursday, March 14, 2019 | 5:30-7:30 PM

Location: Royal Oak Neighbourhood House, 4525 West Saanich Rd.

Free! Dinner provided, bus tickets available. (No childminding is provided)

Supporting an anxious child to explore the world and manage big fears can be quite challenging. In this session, we will learn about early childhood anxiety and discuss strategies for parents wanting to help their child to face their fears and expand their comfort zone.

Registration will open soon!

Building Emotionally Healthy Kids
Parent Information Session presented by Child & Youth Mental Health Services

 

Monday February 11, 2019 | 5:30-7:30PM

Location: Saanich Neighbourhood Place, 3100 Tillicum Rd. Victoria

Free! Dinner provided, bus tickets available, limited childminding spaces

A child’s brain is directly shaped by the daily interactions they have with their parents. Emotional well-being, self-regulation, social skills, and the ability to learn are all influenced by the everyday give and take that occurs between parents and children. In this session, we will explore parenting strategies that support children’s emotional and social development.

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These events are professional development opportunities for home-based childcare providers in Greater Victoria. If you have questions about these workshops, please contact Beatrice Toner, Community Engagement Coordinator: beatrice@snplace.org

Interested in participating in a Community Kitchen at Saanich Neighbourhood Place? Fill out the form below to get added to the participant list. Someone will be in touch with you soon to register for a specific date.

 

Lunch & Learns are brief presentations for early years service providers in Greater Victoria, to provide information on programs, resources and services. If you have questions about these events, please contact Beatrice Toner, Community Engagement Coordinator: beatrice@snplace.org

Lunch & Learn with Kevin Looysen 

Kevin Looysen is the Team Leader for Core Victoria Intake and Assessment Team (Ministry of Children and Family Development). He will be available to review and to answer questions regarding making child protection reports and working with MCFD social workers.

Date: Thursday January 17, 2018
Time: 12:00-1:00PM (light lunch provided)
Location: Saanich Neighbourhood Place, 3100 Tillicum Rd. (inside Pearkes Recreation Centre)Space limited, registration required

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Upcoming Lunch & Learn events:

-Child Care Resource and Referral: the new Affordable Child Care Benefit

stay tuned for dates and registration