Ottawa, Ontario

Parent Education Calendar

The Parent Resource Centre presents a searchable directory of parent education events, professional training events for those working with families and community support groups for parents. The information is not strictly bilingual; information is posted in the language that it is received.


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For Parents

Summer Success Camp

A Therapeutic Day Camp geared for children ages 8 to 12 years with ADD/ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Behavioural Difficulties. This program runs for 2 weeks.

Date: Tue Aug 4, 2015 - Fri Aug 14, 2015 » Every week on
Times: 8 am-4 pm
Location:

Fisher Park Community Centre

250 Holland Ave,

Ottawa

Provided by: City of Ottawa - Parks, Rec and Culture  
Fees: $203  
Contact: Jodie Gilvear  613-580-2424 x 29292 
Summer Park Program - Bayshore Park

 Come and explore the outdoors, play, socialize, have fun and meet other families living in your neighborhood

For the family / children 0 to 12 years.   

Date: Wed Aug 5, 2015
Times: Wednesday 9:30am - 11:30 am
Location:
Bayshore Park

(Beside Bayshore Public School)
145 Woodridge Crescent
Ottawa, Ontario
K2B 7T2

Provided by: Ottawa West EYC   www.pqchc.com
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-820-4922 ext. 3640 
Prenatal Breastfeeding Information

A class for expectant mothers and their partners on the basics of breastfeeding. Offered by

a registered nurse / lactation consultant.

Date: Wed Aug 12, 2015
Times: 6:00-8:00 pm Wednesday
Location:

420 Cooper Street

Provided by: Centretown Community Health Centre   http://www.centretownchc.org
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-233-4443 x 2108 
Family Yoga
Family Yoga: Family yoga combines basic yoga postures, music, and movement to energize, strengthen and calm our bodies and minds. This workshop celebrates the many benefits of yoga & music, while encouraging creative play and individual expression between parent and child. Guaranteed to inspire big smiles and healthy bodies!
For children ages 2 to 4 years old.
Cet atelier est offert en anglais seulement.
 
Registration is required.
Date: Wed Aug 19, 2015
Times: Wednesday 9:30am to 10:30am
Location:

Mothercraft Ottawa

475 Evered Avenue
Provided by: Courtney Holmes   www.mothercraft.com
Fees: free  
Contact: Cathy Cadieux  613-728-1839 ext. 0 
Home Alone and Streetproofing

Home Alone - This workshop will help children develop important techniques when handling potentially dangerous situations. Topics include: Who’s at the door, answering the phone, feeling scared, establishing a routine, what is an emergency, and calling 911. Group activities and role-playing are key components to this workshop.

 

Street Proofing - to help children recognize potentially dangerous situations and develop street-smart personal safety tools. Some topics included are: Identifying dangerous situations, trusting your instinct, as well as how to make safe choices, keep a safe distance, say NO, attract attention, and identify common lures. Through discussions, role playing and other interactive teaching methods children will learn vital skills for keeping safe.

Ages 9 to 12 years

Date: Sat Aug 22, 2015
Times: 1 to 4 pm
Location:

Ottawa Safety Council - Classroom

2068 Robertson Road

Ottawa, ON

K2H5Y8

Provided by: Ottawa Safety Council   www.ottawasafetycouncil.ca
Fees: $40 per participant  
Contact:
Best Fit Car Seat Clinic

The BEST FIT Car Seat Program offers public clinics across Ottawa, where Ottawa Safety Council certified Children's Restraint System Technicians inspect and safely install car seats and booster seats.  The program is run by dedicated, trained volunteers who have a commitment to child safety.

Pre-Registration and payment is required for a 40-minute appointment.

Date: Sat Aug 22, 2015
Times: 9 am to 1 pm
Location:

Myers Cadillac Chevrolet, 1200 Baseline Road, Ottawa ON

www.ottawasafetycouncil.ca
Fees: $39.55 per seat  
Contact: 613-238-1513 
Car Seat

Are you interested in becoming a Certified Children's Restraint Systems Technician? We're offering a free training session on September 12 & 13.  If you're interested in volunteering to help caregivers learn the safe and proper way to install car seats, come join our BEST FIT team!

 

There is a time commitment of ONE Saturday per month, you will receive a $50 volunteer allowance.

Date: Sat Sep 12, 2015 - Sun Sep 13, 2015
Times: 9 am to 5 pm
Location:

Ottawa Safety Council Classroom

2068 Robertson Road

and

Fire Station # 21

1300 Woodroffe Ave

www.ottawasafetycouncil.ca
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-238-1513 
Best Fit Car Seat Clinic

The BEST FIT Car Seat Program offers public clinics across Ottawa, where Ottawa Safety Council certified Children's Restraint System Technicians inspect and safely install car seats and booster seats.  The program is run by dedicated, trained volunteers who have a commitment to child safety.

Pre-Registration and payment is required for a 40-minute appointment.

Date: Sun Sep 13, 2015
Times: 1 to 3:40 pm
Location:

Ottawa Fire Station # 21

1300 Woodroffe Ave

Ottawa ON

www.ottawasafetycouncil.ca
Fees: $39.55 per seat  
Contact: 613-238-1513 
Anger Management for Parents

Identify your triggers, learn to calm yourself, problem-solve conflicts and generally become a more capable and calm parent.   For parents of children birth to 10 years of age.

**No class on October 12, 2015. 

 

Date: Mon Sep 21, 2015 - Mon Nov 2, 2015 » Every week on Mon
Times: Monday 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Location:

Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre

1365 Richmond Road, Ottawa
Provided by: Ottawa West EYC   www.pqchc.com
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-820-4922 ext. 3640 
Home Alone and Streetproofing

Home Alone - This workshop will help children develop important techniques when handling potentially dangerous situations. Topics include: Who’s at the door, answering the phone, feeling scared, establishing a routine, what is an emergency, and calling 911. Group activities and role-playing are key components to this workshop.

 

Street Proofing - The purpose of this workshop is to help children recognize potentially dangerous situations and develop street-smart personal safety tools. Some topics included are: Identifying dangerous situations, trusting your instinct, as well as how to make safe choices, keep a safe distance, say NO, attract attention, and identify common lures. Through discussions, role playing and other interactive teaching methods children will learn vital skills for keeping safe.

Age: 9 to 12 years

Date: Sat Sep 26, 2015
Times: 1 to 4 pm
Location:

Ottawa Safety Council - Classroom

Robertson Road

Ottawa ON

Provided by: Ottawa Safety Council   www.ottawasafetycouncil.ca
Fees: $40 per participant  
Contact: 613-238-1513 
Children and Anxiety

This workshop will give you simple and practical strategies that you can use in your family right away. For parents of children 5 to 12 years of age.

Date: Wed Sep 30, 2015
Times: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Location:

Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre

1365 Richmond Road, Ottawa

Provided by: Ottawa West EYC   www.pqchc.com
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-820-4922 ext. 3640 
Babysitter Training

This workshop is based on the Canada Safety Council Babysitter Training Course. For ages 12+.  It is designed to provide current information concerning childcare and safety to young men and women to utilize while babysitting, caring for younger siblings, and throughout their lives. The training will help prevent accidents and promote responsible management of any situation that may arise when children are under their care.

The Babysitters Training Course covers:

  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Child Development and Behavioral Problems
  • Caring for the Child
  • Nutrition
  • Safety and Basic First Aid
  • Handling Emergencies
  • The Sick Child
  • Games and Play Activities
  • Children with Special Needs
  • Advice for Parents
Date: Sat Oct 10, 2015
Times: 9 am to 5 pm
Location:

Ottawa Safety Council - Classroom

2068 Robertson Road

Ottawa ON

www.ottawasafetycouncil.ca
Fees: $75 per participant  
Contact: 613-238-1513 
Best Fit Car Seat Clinic

The BEST FIT Car Seat Program offers public clinics across Ottawa, where Ottawa Safety Council certified Children's Restraint System Technicians inspect and safely install car seats and booster seats.  The program is run by dedicated, trained volunteers who have a commitment to child safety.

Pre-Registration and payment is required for a 40-minute appointment.

Date: Sat Oct 24, 2015
Times: 9 am to 1 pm
Location:

Ottawa Fire Station # 21

1300 Woodroffe Ave.

Ottawa ON

www.ottawasafetycouncil.ca
Fees: $39.55 per seat  
Contact: 613-238-1513 

For Parents/Caregivers (children aged birth to 6)

Groupe de jeu francophone du Carrousel

Bienvenue au groupe de jeu fdu Carrousel! Venez jouer, socialiser et chanter avec des amis! Toutes les activités ont lieu en français! Aucune inscription requise et c'est gratuit!
Offert aux enfants de 0 à 6 ans accompagnés d'un parent, grand-parent ou responsable de garde.

Date: Mon Jan 12, 2015 - Fri Dec 18, 2015 » Every week on Tue,Thu
Times: 9 h à 11 h 30
Location:

Le Carrousel
431, boul. St-Laurent

Provided by: Grandir ensemble   http://grandirensemble.ca/pg_carrousel_groupedejeu.php
Fees: Gratuit  
Contact: 613-789-3020 poste 231 
Salsa Tots

 Designed for older babies who have outgrown the carrier and are ready to dance on their own two feet! This parent-and-tot class is full of fun, tropical songs and steps for children 1 to 5 years old.

Date: Mon Aug 10, 2015 - Mon Aug 24, 2015 » Every week on Mon
Times: Monday 11:00am - 12:00 pm
Location:

Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre

1365 Richmond Road, Ottawa
Provided by: Ottawa West EYC   www.pqchc.com
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-820-4922 ext. 3640 
From Baby Food to Table Food

Learn strategies to successfully transition children from baby food to table food.  Discuss serving sizes, solving problems, ensuring adequate nutrition, etc.  Talk with our dietitian!

For parents of babies 10 – 18 months of age.

Date: Mon Aug 10, 2015
Times: Monday 9:30am - 11:30 am
Location:

Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre

1365 Richmond Road, Ottawa
Provided by: Ottawa West EYC   www.pqchc.com
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-820-4922 ext. 3640 
Fueling for full day learning

You and your child, along with a Community Dietitian and Parent Support Worker, will make several nutritious snacks together plus one lunch.  Parents will learn how to plan healthy school lunches and snacks based on Canada’s Food Guide.  

** Please advice of any food allergies when registering as food prepared will be shared at the end of the workshop.

For parents and their children aged 3½ years to starting 1st grade in September.

Date: Tue Aug 18, 2015
Times: Tuesday 1:30pm - 3:30 pm
Location:

Pinecrest Queesnway Community Health Centre

1365 Richmond Road, Ottawa
Provided by: Ottawa West EYC   www.pqchc.com
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-820-4922 ext. 3640 
Helping Children Behave Well

Real discipline means teaching good behaviour, not just punishing bad behaviour. This workshop will give you some tools to help children act in acceptable ways.

For parents of children up to 6 years of age

Date: Wed Aug 26, 2015
Times: Wednesday 6:30pm - 8:30 pm
Location:

Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre

1365 Richmond Road, Ottawa
Provided by: Ottawa West EYC   www.pqchc.com
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-820-4922 ext. 3640 
Exploring Sleep Options

Learn ways of coping and strategies for changing your baby’s sleep habits.

For babies up to 12 months old.

Date: Thu Sep 10, 2015
Times: Thursday 9:30am - 11:30 am
Location:

Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre

1365 Richmond Road, Ottawa
Provided by: Ottawa West EYC   www.pqchc.com
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-820-4922 ext. 3640 
Infant Massage

Bring a thick blanket for your baby to lie on and dress comfortably as you will be sitting on mats on the floor. Please attend all sessions. 

For parents with a baby 7 months or younger (not yet crawling).

Date: Fri Sep 11, 2015 - Fri Sep 25, 2015 » Every week on Fri
Times: Friday 9:30am - 11:00 am
Location:

Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre

1365 Richmond Road, Ottawa
Provided by: Ottawa West EYC   www.pqchc.com
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-820-4922 ext. 3640 
Child Care Connection (Kanata and area)

The Child Care Providers Resource Network(CCPRN)  coordinates Child Care Connection meetings to provide an opportunity for caregivers and parents to connect and establish quality home based child care arrangements.  Information and resources are presented to help them create and maintain their partnerships.  

Date: Mon Sep 14, 2015 - Mon Nov 9, 2015
» Takes place on the Second Monday of each month.
Times: 7-8pm
Location:

Katimavik Preschool Resource Centre

180 Katimavik Road
 (entrance on side of school off McGibbon Dr)
Kanata
Provided by: Child Care Providers Resource Network   www.ccprn.com

Contact: 613-749-5211 
Salsa Babies

Salsa Babies® is a dance class that helps new moms get back in shape with the best little partners of all – their babies! With little ones snuggled into baby carriers, moms learn popular Latin dances while babies shake maraca rattles and bounce along to the Salsa beat! Classes are appropriate for babies approximately 6-8 weeks of age and up, as long as moms are comfortable supporting the baby in a carrier for the duration of the class. All levels of fitness and dance experience are welcome. Baby carriers are required.

For parents with a baby 6-8 weeks old and up, able to fit in a baby carrier.

Date: Mon Sep 14, 2015 - Mon Sep 28, 2015 » Every week on Mon
Times: Monday 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Location:

Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre 

1365 Richmond Road, Ottawa
Provided by: Ottawa West EYC   www.pqchc.com
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-820-4922 ext. 3640 
Discipline for Young Children (under 6 years)

A series of Workshops for Home Child Care Providers (Parents welcome too)  

September 22: When Consequences Don't Work;  In this workshop we will look at a few of the possible reasons why misbehaviour continues and we'll explore some practical solutions.
 
September 29: The Temperament Factor: Preventing Misbehaviour by Managing Intensity: You'll discover ways to prevent problems and make life easier at the same time learn the strengths that come with a "difficult" temperament.
 
October 6 Discipline That Looks for Solutions:
In this workshop you will learn an approach to teaching children better behaviour by focusing on solutions to problems instead of on punishment. 
 
If you can't make all three sessions, you may register for the workshops individually.
Date: Tue Sep 22, 2015 - Tue Oct 6, 2015 » Every 3 weeks on Tue
Times: Tuesdays 7pm-9pm
Location:

Katimavik Preschool Resource Centre

180 Katimavik Road  Kanata
(Entrance is on the north side of the school off McGibbon Drive)
Provided by: Child Care Providers Resource Network   www.ccprn.com

Contact: 613-749-5211 
Healthy Eating for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Wondering about: serving sizes, menu ideas, how to teach and maintain healthy eating patterns and attitudes to food. Presented by a registered Dietitian

For parents of children aged 18 months - 4 years.

Date: Tue Sep 22, 2015
Times: 9:30 - 11:30 am
Location:

Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre

1365 Richmond Road, Ottawa
Provided by: Ottawa West EYC   www.pqchc.com
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-820-4922 ext. 3640 

For Parents/Caregivers and their Children

Sensory Exploration

Babies learn about the world around them through sensory exploration.  Come and explore different sensory activities that you and your baby will enjoy together!

 

Date: Mon Aug 10, 2015
Times: Monday 1:30pm - 3:30 p.m.
Location:

OEYC Ottawa South

2330 Don Reid. Dr
Fees: Free Drop-in  
Contact: 613-737-6369 
Summer Park Program - Foster Farm

Come and explore the outdoors, play, socialize, have fun and meet other families living in your neighborhood

For the family / children 0 to 12 years. 

Date: Wed Aug 12, 2015
Times: Wednesday 9:30am - 11:30 am
Location:

Foster Farm

(near outdoor swimming pool beside Boys and Girls Club)
Ottawa, Ontario
K2B 8A1
 

Provided by: Ottawa West EYC   www.pqchc.com
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-820-4922 ext. 3640 
Book Walk in the Park

Come join us for an adventurous walk in the park and discover a new way to read books! Stories will be geared to preschoolers (2½-5 years), but all are welcome. Engage in fun physical activity and spend quality time with your child. Let nature and books be your guide! Participate in a take home craft or activity and end up at the playground!

For children ages 2 1/2 – 5 years, but all ages are welcome

Date: Thu Aug 13, 2015
Times: Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:

Britannia Park

Provided by: Ottawa West EYC   www.pqchc.com
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-820-4922 ext. 3640 
Canadian Museum of Nature Outing

Explore nature! Enjoy a fun outing with friends and family. Gathering location at the Centretown Community Health Centre. 

Date: Thu Aug 13, 2015
Times: 4:00- 8:00 pm Thursday
Location:

420 Cooper Street

Provided by: Centretown Community Health Centre   http://www.centretownchc.org/en/programs
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-233-4443 x 2108 
Ray's Reptiles Presentation

RAY’S REPTILES PRESENTATION: Our wildlife educators will take us on a trip around the world - showing animals from around the globe and even those found right in our own backyards. Expect to see 8-10 animals, including: snakes, lizards, turtles, tortoises, amphibians and bugs.

Date: Sat Aug 15, 2015
Times: 10:00-11:00 am Saturday
Location:

OEYC Ottawa Orléans

240 Centrum Blvd

www.crcoc.ca
Fees: free  
Contact: 613-830-4357 
Back to School Pyjama Party

Come celebrate the last weeks of summer before school starts! Wear your favourite pyjamas and bring your favourite stuffed animal. We will play bingo and have a special snack. Activities are geared for 2-5 year olds but the whole family is welcome!

Date: Wed Aug 19, 2015
Times: 6:00-7:30 pm Wednesday
Location:

OEYC Ottawa-Orléans

240 Centrum Blvd.

www.crcoc.ca
Fees: free  
Contact: 613-830-4357 
Music with Baby

Introduce your baby to the joy of music!  We will explore with different instruments while singing songs, finger plays, bounces, games and rhymes that you can also use at home.

 

Date: Mon Aug 24, 2015
Times: Monday 1:30pm - 3:30 p.m.
Location:

OEYC Ottawa South

2330 Don Reid Dr.
Fees: Free Drop-in  
Contact: 613-737-6369 
Summer Park Program - Bayshore Park

Come and explore the outdoors, play, socialize, have fun and meet other families living in your neighborhood

For the family / children 0 to 12 years.   

Date: Wed Aug 26, 2015
Times: Wednesday 9:30am - 11:30 am
Location:
Bayshore Park

(Beside Bayshore Public School)
145 Woodridge Crescent
Ottawa, Ontario
K2B 7T2

Provided by: Ottawa West EYC   www.pqchc.com
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-820-4922 ext. 3640 
Baby Wearing Latin Dance

Moms and Dads get fit with your babies by learning fun steps to the rhythmic beats of Salsa and other Latin dances. This class is open to everyone, you don’t even need to know how to dance; the desire to share a special moment of music and movement with your child is all you need. Your baby will love being swayed while in direct contact with you! We recommend that your child be at least 6–8 weeks old, as well by that time a mother has normally recovered enough to begin exercising. Be sure to wear comfortable clothing that allows movement.                            

Date: Wed Aug 26, 2015
Times: 2:00-3:00pm
Location:

OEYC Ottawa Orléans

240 Centrum Blvd.

www.crcoc.ca
Fees: free  
Contact: 613-830-4357 
Canada Agriculture Museum Outing

Explore the farm and meet the animals! Enjoy a fun outing with friends and family. Meet at the Centretown Community Health Centre. 

Date: Sun Aug 30, 2015
Times: 9:30 -2:00 pm Sunday
Location:

 420 Cooper Street

Provided by: Centretown Community Health Centre   http://www.centretownchc.org/en/programs
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-233-4443 x 2108 
Ottawa Parent and Child Expo

A fun and informative weekend for the whole family. Whether you’re a parent or child there’s something for everyone. Join our local exhibitors and parenting experts for a weekend of learning, play and discovery. Meet Dora the Explorer & Diego in person.The Ottawa Parent and Child Expo is hosted by Ottawa’s leading local parenting publication – Ottawa Parenting Times Magazine.

Ottawa’s affordable 2-day parent and child information expo!

Dora  & Diego 1

 
   
 

 

 

Date: Sat Oct 24, 2015 - Sun Oct 25, 2015
Times: 10 am to 5 pm
Location:

Nepean Sportsplex (Woodroffe and Hunt Club)

Provided by: Ottawa Parenting Times Magazine   www.OttawaParentingTimes.com
Fees: $12 for a family of four.  
Contact: Peter Ausland  613-656-3430 

Prenatal Nutrition Programs

Prenatal Breastfeeding

Given by a Lactation Consultant, you will learn, tips to help start breastfeeding, breastfeeding positions, signs your baby is breastfeeding well, general breast care, expressing milk, storing breast milk, encouragement to get breastfeeding off to a good start and what to do if you run into problems.

Date: Wed Nov 4, 2015
Times: 4:00- 6:30 pm Wednesday
Location:

Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre

1365 Richmond Road

Provided by: Ottawa West EYC   www.pqchc.com
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-820-4922 x 3640 

Prenatal and Postnatal

Prenatal Breastfeeding

Given by a Lactation Consultant, you will learn, tips to help start breastfeeding, breastfeeding positions, signs your baby is breastfeeding well, general breast care, expressing milk, storing breast milk, encouragement to get breastfeeding off to a good start and what to do if you run into problems.

Date: Wed Aug 5, 2015
Times: 4:00- 6:30 pm Wednesday
Location:

Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre

1365 Richmond Road
Provided by: Ottawa West EYC   www.pqchc.com
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-820-4922 x 3640 
Prenatal Breastfeeding

Given by a Lactation Consultant, you will learn, tips to help start breastfeeding, breastfeeding positions, signs your baby is breastfeeding well, general breast care, expressing milk, storing breast milk, encouragement to get breastfeeding off to a good start and what to do if you run into problems.

Date: Wed Sep 9, 2015
Times: 4:00- 6:30 pm Wednesday
Location:

Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre

1365 Richmond Road
Provided by: Ottawa West EYC   www.pqchc.com
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-820-4922 x 3640 
Prenatal Breastfeeding

Given by a Lactation Consultant, you will learn, tips to help start breastfeeding, breastfeeding positions, signs your baby is breastfeeding well, general breast care, expressing milk, storing breast milk, encouragement to get breastfeeding off to a good start and what to do if you run into problems.

Date: Wed Oct 7, 2015
Times: 5:45 - 8:30 pm Wednesday
Location:

Pinecrest Queensway Community Health Centre

1365 Richmond Road
Provided by: Ottawa West EYC   www.pqchc.com
Fees: Free  
Contact: 613-820-4922 x 3640 

Parent/caregiver training

A Parent’s Guide to Starting Kindergarten

For parents/guardians and/or caregivers.

Starting kindergarten is an exciting adventure for children and their families. It is a new beginning for learning, developing friendships, confidence and independence. Join an Early Years Educator as we will be discussing what parents need to know to get their child ready for Kindergarten and how parents can make the transition a successful one!

 

 

Date: Wed Aug 19, 2015
Times: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location:

Ontario Early Years Centre - Ottawa South

2330 Don Reid Dr.
Fees: Free - By registration only  
Contact: 613-737-6369 

For Fathers

Daddy Playgroup

An opportunity for fathers and other male caregivers (uncles, grandfathers,
big brothers, etc…) to connect within an early learning environment.

Date: Sun Aug 23, 2015
Times: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location:

OEYC Ottawa South

2330 Don Reid Dr
Fees: Free Drop-in  
Contact: 613-737-6369 

For Children

Babysitter Training

This workshop is based on the Canada Safety Council Babysitter Training Course, for ages 12+.  It is designed to provide current information concerning childcare and safety to young men and women to utilize while babysitting, caring for younger siblings, and throughout their lives. The training will help prevent accidents and promote responsible management of any situation that may arise when children are under their care.

The Babysitters Training Course covers:

  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Child Development and Behavioral Problems
  • Caring for the Child
  • Nutrition
  • Safety and Basic First Aid
  • Handling Emergencies
  • The Sick Child
  • Games and Play Activities
  • Children with Special Needs
  • Advice for Parents
Date: Sat Aug 8, 2015
Times: 9 am to 5 pm
Location:

Ottawa Safety Council - Classroom

2068 Robertson Road, Suite 105

Ottawa, ON

K2H5Y8

www.ottawasafetycouncil.ca
Fees: $75 per participant  
Contact: 613-238-1513 
Home Alone and Streetproofing

Home Alone - This workshop will help children develop important techniques when handling potentially dangerous situations. Topics include: Who’s at the door, answering the phone, feeling scared, establishing a routine, what is an emergency, and calling 911. Group activities and role-playing are key components to this workshop.

 

Street Proofing - The purpose of this workshop is to help children recognize potentially dangerous situations and develop street-smart personal safety tools. Some topics included are: Identifying dangerous situations, trusting your instinct, as well as how to make safe choices, keep a safe distance, say NO, attract attention, and identify common lures. Through discussions, role playing and other interactive teaching methods children will learn vital skills for keeping safe.

Age: 9 to 12 years

Date: Sat Oct 24, 2015
Times: 1 to 4 pm
Location:

Ottawa Safety Council - Classroom

2068 Robertson Road

Ottawa ON

www.ottawasafetycouncil.ca
Fees: $40 per participant  
Contact: 613-238-1513 
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