Parenting Sessions

Parenting Skills that Promote Positive Mental Health

The Parent Education and Reflection (P.E.A.R.) Drop-In Sessions are for parents and caregivers who are looking to strengthen their foundational parenting skills, address parenting challenges, learn how to 'bounce back' when faced with stress and anxiety, 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 discussion and reflection

In-person parenting groups are currently on hold. To be placed on a wait list for when groups resume, please email us at cyfcaregivereducation@ahs.ca.

Content from our parenting groups have been re-formatted into drop-in virtual sessions. Please see below for more information.

S.E.E.D.S - Growing Parenting Skills

The Support, Education, and Engagement Drop-In Sessions (S.E.E.D.S) are 90 minute drop-in online interactive and educational workshops designed to help parents/caregivers learn foundational strategies that cultivate healthy relationships, strong child development, and resilient families. As part of a 7 session series, parents are welcome to attend one session or join us each week.


Mental Health & Resiliency Series

This FREE parenting program is for parents and caregivers who are looking to strengthen their family’s ability to ‘bounce back’ from life’s challenges. In these introductory-level information sessions, you will learn strategies that can help you and your children learn to be more resilient in the face of stress and anxiety. This is a key skill for both caregivers and their children to develop, and can support overall family wellness. As part of an 8 session series, parents are welcome to attend one session or join us each week.



Alberta Health Services, in collaboration with The Mental Health Foundation, is proud to offer FREE online programming for parents and caregivers of children and youth. Our aim is to increase awareness and reduce stigma of the mental health challenges that children and adolescents experience, provide parents and caregivers with evidence-based mental health information, and provide strategies that support mental wellness. Click to learn more.


Looking for More Resources?

Check out our Mental Health Resource Page