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Wellness Blog

OK2BME Rainbow Rhythms – A Music Therapy Group

For 2SLGBTQIA+ young adults aged 18-29 living in Waterloo Region Rainbow Rhythms is an engaging and supportive space for young adults to connect with one another and enhance their coping skills. This group combines elements of a traditional psychoeducation group with various music therapy experiences including listening to music, writing music, playing music, and music… Read more »

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Parent/Caregiver Book Club: Featuring “Good Inside” by Dr. Becky Kennedy

For parents and caregivers. In this weekly book club, parents/caregivers will read & discuss chapters of the featured book “Good Inside” by Dr. Becky Kennedy. Dr. Kennedy highlights various parenting principals and how to use these to build connection and address behaviours within families. Throughout this 8-week group, principals will be explored together through discussion… Read more »

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Fostering Self Esteem in your Child

Parents/caregivers We all know how important self-esteem is for our children and teens (not to mention ourselves). Explore some strategies that we can implement in our everyday parenting. Register here. The Zoom links will be provided to you via email upon registration. Virtual.

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Balancing Empathy & Expectations

Parents/caregivers Understand the impact that empathy and expectations can have on the behaviors of children and teens. Register here. The Zoom links will be provided to you via email upon registration. Virtual.

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Communicating with Your Child

Parents/caregivers Learn why it matters that we manage our emotional reactions “in the moment” and gain some strategies for doing this. Register here. The Zoom links will be provided to you via email upon registration. Virtual.

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Positive Interactions With Your Child

Parents/caregivers Discover the difference between praise and encouragement and learn new strategies to encourage your children in today’s world. Register here. The Zoom links will be provided to you via email upon registration. Virtual.

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Connecting With Your Child

Parents/caregivers Explore the difference a moment of connection with your child makes when your goal is to modify their behavior. Register here. The Zoom links will be provided to you via email upon registration. Virtual.

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Herbert St. Groups

Learn more about the groups for pregnant and parenting individuals under 29 years of age here. Village – Herbert Walk and Roll – Herbert Prenatal Parenting – Herbert Pre and Postnatal Public Health – Herbert Postnatal Education – Herbert Speakers Corner – Herbert Village Drop-in

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Grandparent Connect

For grandparents in a primary caregiver role of their grandchildren 0-6 years Are you a grandparent who has recently taken on the wonderful yet challenging role of raising your grandchildren as their primary caregiver? Whether you are faced with the need to step in due to unforeseen circumstances or you have lovingly chosen to be… Read more »

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Taming Our Anger – Men

Men in Waterloo Region This is a skills-based group to learn about where our anger comes from and how to express and manage our emotions in healthier ways. In-person: 4oo Queen St S, Sehl Room

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