BEYOND THE CHUPPAH, BECOMING A COUPLE– A five session Marriage Preparation group for couples who are going to be married in the next year. Topics include: Changing roles and expectations, finances, conflict negotiation and resolution, communication, and Jewish home and family life. This program is offered in partnership with the Reform Rabbis of Greater Toronto. Tuesday March 22 /16 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Temple Sinai.
EFFECTIVE PARENTING– A four session group to help parents learn what they can do to raise a happy, motivated and well behaved child. For parents of children ages 2 to 10 years. Topics include: how to; nurture self esteem, encourage problem solving, increase communication and set appropriate limits and discipline. Monday March 28/16 from 7- 9 p.m. at 9600 Bathurst St- Lebovic Jewish Community Centre.
ONE FAMILY, TWO HOMES- A six session series for families experiencing separation and divorce. Children participate in separate age appropriate groups which will help them to: feel better, deal with some of the myths and know where to get support. Topics for parents include: tips for keeping the kids out of the conflict, trends in family law and the impact of separation and divorce on children. Thursday March 31/16 at 4600 Bathurst St- Lipa Green Centre from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
As with all of our programs, registration is required. Our groups and workshops are open to all members of the community regardless of cultural, religious and/or racial background and we offer a sliding scale for those who require reductions. For more information or to register please call Shawna Sidney at 416-638-7800 Ext # 6215 or go to our website at www.jfandcs.com.