External Conferences and Seminars

Child Care Resource Center Parenting Skills Series

The Child Care Resource Center has a new learning opportunity - a 10-session parenting skills series. The sessions teach effective parenting skills to improve parents' relationships with their children (birth to 6 years of age) and to grow as a family. In this in-depth and interactive 10-week series, the sessions will explore topics from stress management and child development to active listening and setting limits. Interested participants may join for one, two or all 10 sessions. There is no set starting date.

Children’s Bureau Parent - Infant/Toddler Enrichment Groups

The infant/toddler enrichment program offers families (parent and child together) the opportunity to bond with their young child birth to 3 through interactive activities. Parents learn valuable child development and parenting skills. Group sizes are small and include families with similar aged-children. The sessions start in September and run through July 2014.

Happy Healthy Relationships

This workshop helps parents with children age 5 and under learn how to understand your partner better and be a better role model for your children.

Inclusion Films Practical Filmmaking Workshop

Joey Travolta's Inclusion Films upcoming 20-week filmmaking workshop will run Monday to Friday from February 4 to June 21, 2013. The program will take participants through the process of making a short film, from pre- to post-production, using a working hollywood film production as the lesson plan. Students will work along actual production crew and gain hands-on experience leading to possible employment in the film industry.

Pathways’ Positive Parenting Program

Discover new ways to bring out the best in your child. Pathways' free parenting program can help you encourage more positive behavior in your child, manage problem behaviors, become a more confident parent, and be more realistic about parenting.

Project Fatherhood

Project Fatherhood of Children’s Institute, Inc. was developed to give, urban, culturally diverse fathers an opportunity to connect with their children and play a more meaningful role in their lives.