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The MJCCA's Teen Community Service program (TCS) provides any Jewish tween or teen throughout metro Atlanta with meaningful, hands-on service opportunities. Through one- and multi-day projects and community service partnerships, TCS generates a strong connection to Jewish values and committment to Tikkun Olam.
TCS is a proud supporter of Project GIVE
The mission of our Family Reading Festival (FRF) is to encourage the love of lifelong reading in children and to urge parents to begin reading with their children at a very early age. We offer many wonderful volunteer opportunities during the Family Reading Festival, including managing book signings, working the registration table, assisting children with arts & crafts ?€? just to name a few. Whatever your level of participation, we sincerely appreciate your time and assistance. For specific questions please contact our Family Reading Festival staff person, Ilana Schlam at email@example.com." You can never start teaching your children manners too early. In this TEAM Manners class, your child will learn specific interpersonal skills and etiquette in a class with his or her peers." Learn to discipline with firmness and kindness, have fun as a parent, and set the foundation for important social and life skills. Help your child feel a sense of belonging and significance through mutual respect and encouragement. Learn how to: 'Build connections to share your values 'Discipline with kindness and firmness 'Help children become responsible problem solvers 'Reduce power struggles 'Build a home of mutual respect and cooperation 'Be effective and enjoy being a parent 7 Sessions, facilitated by Felissa Covin." Teaching children and parents how to be sensitive to and empathetic with children with different abilities through activities and discussion. For parents with children of all ages." Stress and Anxiety Facts, Signs of Anxiety and Stress, Common Causes, Warning Signs, How to Manage, Q & A
Instructor : Lisa Van Der Merwe, LCSW, PC" When to Worry about your Child's Worries will be presented by Dr Linda Nathanson-Lippitt, a board certified developmental/behavioral pediatrician. This is a program sponsored by the Child Mind Institute and Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, as part of Stand UP For Children Week. We will be looking at different manifestations of worry, how to work with the child and his/her concerns, and when to look for help, and where to find it. A question and answer period will follow the presentation.
Instructor : Dr. Linda Nathanson-Lippitt" We?€?re here to help. Whether you are at your wit?€?s end or just need a little calm in the chaos, you?€?ve come to the right place. We?€?re confident that we can help you create the family that you?€?ve always wanted. In this series of classes, you will learn how to eliminate power struggles; enjoy your children once again; act with confidence; feel more capable; let the consequences do the screaming; raise your kids to be responsible, respectful, and caring adults.
Instructor : Andrea Gooldy" Learn the method with the MOST researched support for success. Reduce the anxiety of transitioning to underwear for you and your child. Topics covered include: Determining whether your child is ready, Defining success, Developmentally appropriate expectations, Parent readiness, General behavioral strategies, Preparing your child for the process, Materials needed, teaching potty independence, Planning for the potty outside of the home, Nighttime and naps, and POTTY TRAINING of course! We have set up the workshops conveniently near vacation times so that you can learn the necessary skills and put them in to practice when you and your child are home together. DECIDING TO POTTY TRAIN YOUR CHILD JUST A FEW MONTHS EARLY PAYS FOR THE COST OF THE WORKSHOP WITH WHAT YOU WILL SAVE IN DIAPERS, WIPES, AND STRESS!" You can never start teaching your children manners too early. In this TEAM Manners class, your child will learn specific interpersonal skills and etiquette in a class with his or her peers." For parents of children birthto 6 years.
Make parenting both fun and rewarding, rather than stressful and chaotic. This course provides practical tools and techniques to help you achieve respectful, healthy relationships with your children. Through video clips, discussion, and practice exercises, you will pick up skills that will allow you to have a ?€?less-stress?€? home for your family. All class materials included in fees.
Instructor : Andrea Gooldy" Help Your Child Manage Changes at Home: 75% of children of divorce adjust well to their new normal. Discover what helps those children and what you can do to help the 25 % that are struggling. This intensive workshop will provide information on how to talk about difficult subjects with children, how to provide structure through change, and age appropriate reaction to divorce." Parenting with your former spouse can be extremely challenging and emotional. Co-Parenting 101 will focus on concrete ideas you can communicate effectively with your former spouse and for the wellbeing of your children and yourself." " Basic skills geared toward the young athlete are taught in basketball, t-ball, soccer, football, etc. Each week will incorporate special activities such as parachute, scooters and hand-eye coordination skills." Soccer is an exciting sport for small children, combining team play and individual skills. An instructional focus helps participants learn new skills and teamwork while making friends and having fun." Basic skills geared toward the young athlete are taught in basketball, t-ball, soccer, football, etc. Each week will incorporate special activities such as parachute, scooters and hand-eye coordination skills.