All Ages
Dates TBD
Times TBD
Multiple Locations

BGC of Canada – Virtual Parenting groups offer practical strategies and ideas for parents of preteens/teens as they navigate the adolescent years during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The workshops explore adolescent development, temperament, communication, stress and anxiety, and technology along with other information relevant to parenting during the pandemic.

  • Where: Workshops will occur over ZOOM.
    Times: 6:00 PM till 7:30 PM
    You can sign up for any and all workshops that are of interest.
  • Location: Red Deer , Sylvan Lake , Innisfail , Delburne , Bowden , Benalto , Spruce View , Penhold , Springbrook , Elnora
  • When: Times TBD
  • Parenting a Teen During a Pandemic
  • Communicating with Youth During the Pandemic

 BGC of Canada – Virtual Parenting groups offer practical strategies and ideas for parents of preteens/teens as they navigate the adolescent years during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The workshops explore adolescent development, temperament, communication, stress and anxiety, and technology along with other information relevant to parenting during the pandemic. 

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS 

Parenting a Teen During a Pandemic 

Parents who are parenting during a time of crisis and physical/social distancing can experience high levels of stress, especially when they are parenting an adolescent. 

Parents will learn how adolescent development can add complexity to the pandemic situation and explore strategies on how to work with their teen during this challenging time. 

Knowing what some expected developmental responses may be during isolation can help parents feel less stress and allow them to feel less alone in their challenges. 

Communicating with Youth During the Pandemic 

Communicating with a preteen/teen is not always easy. They may argue, resist advice, ignore parents, and/or keep to themselves, etc. Now with the added stress of the pandemic, parents can feel more opposition and resistance from their preteen/teen than ever before. 

During this workshop, parents will explore the resistance often experienced when communicating with a teen and how this relates to healthy adolescent development. In addition, parents will learn about respectful communication strategies that can help parents talk to their preteen/teen more effectively. 

Workshops:

Each session is approximately one hour in length but there will be time for discussion if interested following the program.  Attendance at all week sessions is not required and parents are more than welcome to choose which sessions they would like to attend.  

For More Information 

Contact [email protected] to register or online.

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Phone: 403-342-6500