Family Night

Every 3rd Wednesday, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at our Gardena location, TCCSC provides an educational and social forum for parents, families and their children to learn about a topic that is related to their children, and network with one another to build on their social supports.  Free childcare and dinner are provided for all participants.  This is free and open to community members too. Please see attached schedule.  

JANUARY 15th
Topic Selection for 2020
  • Learn how to set boundaries and structure

  • Share ideas with peers about how to improve parenting skills

  • Tips for effective communications

  • Discuss with other parents about stress and self-care

FEBRUARY 19th
Financial Literacy for Everyone
  • How to talk to my child about drugs

  • Learn about the signs and symptoms of drug use

  • Discuss how to talk to your child about drug use

  • Find out about resources for drug prevention

 

MARCH 18th
How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex
  • How to talk to your child about sex

  • What is normal sexual behaviour

  • Discuss how to talk to your child about sex

  • Gang involvement and prevention resources

 

APRIL 15th

Teaching Family Members to Understand Mental Health
  • Provide resources for children

  • Opportunities for camps, after-school and summer activities

  • Opportunities for financial assistance activities

MAY 20th

Grief & Loss/Abandonment
  • Understanding childhood and adolescent development

  • Recognizing abnormal development 

  • Resources

 

JUNE 17th
Safety in the Home
  • Provide tips and suggestions to improve nutrition choices

  • Fitness suggestions - low cost/no cost

  • Resources

 

JULY 15th
Parenting Skills
  • Learn about how to initiate the IEP process

  • Learn about the steps to the IEP process

  • Discuss ways to best advocate the educational needs for your child

AUGUST 19th
Navigating the IEP Process
  • How does IEP impact the client college experience

  • What rights does and IEP student have

  • How to get the client the EDP services

SEPTEMBER 16th
Resource Fair
  • Learn about the impact of social media and your child

  • Find out about the dangers of social media

  • How monitoring can help to protect your child

  • Understanding social media lingo

OCTOBER 21st
Bullying Prevention
  • Discussing mental health stigma

  • Services available

  • Understanding services available after being discharged

NOVEMBER 18th
Talking to Your Kids About Substance Use
  • Discuss Resource in the community

  • Learn more about the community

  • How to prevent evictions

  • What do if your being evicted

  • Resource on housing opportunities

  • Job resources - resume assistance, job training, etc.

DECEMBER 16th
To be Determined
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