Want to reduce conflict at home? Parent support groups available in McMinnville and Newberg

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Whether you're a parent or caregiver, there comes a time when some of us need someone to lean on in order to better understand our children. Thankfully, Yamhill County Family and Youth Programs, NAMI and OFSN are co-sponsoring a series of peer-to-peer workshops to help parents and caregivers of children with challenging behaviors.


Collaborative Problem Solving Basics

(4 weeks) - new format for summer
Overview of ideas in Collaborative Problem Solving and what can help parents to understand and work with challenging behavior.

McMinnville
Tuesday evenings: 6pm–8pm
July 21, 28, August 4, 11
McMinnville Adams Campus, RISE program classroom #22 (upstairs)

Newberg
Tuesday mornings: 9am–11am
July 7, 14, 21, 28
First United Methodist Church, 1201 Deborah Rd., Newberg (next to Mabel Rush Elementary)

Possibly another daytime class will be offered in August—location TBA

Space is limited. Please pre-register with Jan Urton, Yamhill County Family Support Partner, at 503-435-9107 or 503-434-7462 or email urtonj@co.yamhill.or.us.


Also,  drop-in Support Groups are being offered as a follow-up for those who want support with Collaborative Problem Solving. The focus will be on practice, role-playing, review, and self-care.

Summer Support Groups

DAYTIME

McMinnville
Mondays: 12pm–2pm
Thompson Park (on SE Morgan Ln. - go south on SE Davis, left on Morgan, park is on the right)  

Newberg
Tuesdays: 11:30am-1:30pm 
Rotary Centennial Park (next to Chehalem Cultural Center, behind the library)

EVENING

Willamina
First Monday of month: July 6, August 3 from 6pm-8pm
West Valley Community Campus (244 SE Washington Street, Willamina)

Newberg
Second Monday of month: July 13, August 10 from 6pm-8pm
First Federal Bank, Community Room (121 N. Edwards St., Newberg)

Groups are free and on a drop-in basis, but day/time/location may change before coming if you are new to the group. Contact Jan Urton, Yamhill County Family Support Partner, at 503-435-9107 or 503-434-7462 or email urtonj@co.yamhill.or.us.

Posted on June 24, 2015 and filed under early child.