P.E.A.R. Groups

Welcome to the Parent Education and Reflection (P.E.A.R) Group

For Caregivers of Children Aged 4 - 12 Years Old

Parenting Skills that Promote Positive Mental Health

The Parent Education and Reflection (P.E.A.R.) Group is a FREE parenting program for parents and caregivers who are looking to strengthen their foundational parenting skills, address parenting challenges, and support their child’s healthy social and emotional development.

In these series of workshops, parents will receive practical information, share parenting tips, practice skills, and participate in group collaboration, reflection, and support.

Level I: Growing Together

Parenting Foundations for Success at Home & School

The first four sessions of the P.E.A.R. group will focus on foundational parenting strategies that encourage secure connections, healthy child development, and positive behaviour between the caregiver and the child.

Level II: Weathering Storms

Parenting Strategies for Challenging Behaviours

The last four sessions of the P.E.A.R. group will guide caregivers to address their child’s challenging behaviors by better understanding how their child’s behavior helps communicate their child’s needs, and through the use of effective problem solving strategies and discipline techniques.

Note: Foundational parenting techniques in the first four sessions (e.g. giving parental attention, supporting healthy social and emotional development, and providing consistent family routines) set the stage for effectively managing challenging behaviors. For this reason, caregivers will be required to attend Level I before registering for Level II.