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March 2013

H.O.R.S.E. Powered Skills

March 23, 2013 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Acres for Life Chisago City, MN, United States

Child/Parent Skills Sessions for FASD 10 Weeks Focus on Two Key Issues:  Social Skills and Self-Regulation Lynn Moore, LADC, EAP ADV — Jeanne Ketola, MA — Heather Jeffrey CTC, EAP ADV   Please contact mneebwalker@yahoo.com for a flyer!  

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April 2013

HOT TAMALES TO COOL CUCUMBERS

April 13, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Coon Rapids Middles School, 11600 Raven Street NW
Coon Rapids, MN United States

Entertaining and fast-paced workshop that addresses how children use emotional intensity or power struggles to control parents. Without cool cucumber strategies, parents can become frustrated and angry themselves. Parents will walk away with examples and hand-outs of three specific strategies that help avoid power struggles and contribute to cool cucumber parenting. PRESENTER:  PAUL BUCKLEY, LMFT Over the past 27 years, Paul has been helping troubled families and their children.  He incorporates concepts of attachment, narrative, and affect based therapy models…

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June 2013

Mississippi Queen

June 23, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bohemian Flats, 2150 West River Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55454 United States

A FABULOUS FAMILY EVENT SUNDAY, June 23, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. SIGHTSEEING CRUISE On the Minneapolis Queen Queen of the Mississippi River   2150 West River Parkway Minneapolis, MN  55454 PARENTS MUST BE PRESENT AND ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR KIDS PCAS may attend with parents for a $12 donation Must RSVP to mneebwalker@yahoo.com Limited to 60 Guests Please Read Below — Waiting List will be Started In order for 4Keeps to continue to offer family activities, it is essential we…

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February 2014

MAKING NUTRITIONAL CHANGES WHEN YOUR PLATE IS FULL

February 8, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
DaVinci Academy of Arts and Science, 13001 Central Avenue NE
Blaine, MN United States
Free

Presented by Kari Fletcher and Ben Fletcher  Kari and her 16 year old son Ben, who has an FASD, will share the nutritional changes that have helped their family, along with how and why they made those changes.  Ben, who previously had self-limited his diet to very little outside the PB&J sandwich, pizza, milk and chicken nuggets, will share some of his favorite meal ideas.  Kari will present ideas for parents who are, like she was a few years ago,…

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March 2014

Media, Homework and Teens. . . A PERFECT STORM

March 8, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
DaVinci Academy, 13001 Central Avenue NE
Blaine, MN 55434 United States

                                                  Over the past 15 years a looming force has leveraged it's way into the sanctum of family life.  Parents demure to this force while checking messages at dinner and logging in at night. Schools nod approvingly by distributing Ipads, devices with the power to both teach quadratic equations and connect to predator scammers in Belarus. Tweens girls, compelled by peer acceptance, sneak devices into the bedroom, aching for a beep or buzz from boys who want naked pictures but…

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H.O.R.S.E. Powered Community

March 22, 2014 @ 10:00 am - June 7, 2014 @ 10:00 am
ACRES for Life Chisago, MN United States

H.O.R.S.E. Powered Community (A Solution-Oriented Therapy) Child/Parent Skills Sessions 10 Weeks Focus on Two Key Issues:  Social Skills and Self-Regulation Lynn Moore, LADC, EAP ADV —Heather Jeffrey CTC, EAP ADV NO RIDING OF HORSES INVOLVED. Work on the ground. Utilizes EAGALA programming Successful in addressing  a       variety of mental health issues Parent  Skills Creative Problem Solving Growth in self-esteem, self-confidence, self-awareness CHILD PARTICIPANT CRITERIA Child must be between 8-17 No significant psychopathologies Permanency within the family Ability to move on…

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May 2014

KNOW THE TRUTH

May 10, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
DaVinci Academy, 13001 Central Avenue NE
Blaine, MN 55434 United States
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Free

THE 2014 SPEAKER SERIES With Special Thanks to Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) Adam Pederson, Program Coordinator Know the Truth is the Teenage Substance Abuse Prevention Program of MN Teen Challenge http://knowthetruth.mntc.org/ Learn realistic ways in which you can be involved in your teen’s life.  We offer parent seminars that teach you on current teenage addiction trends, common terminology, ways in which teenagers hide their drug use, effective methods to discuss addiction and family expectations, and resources available…

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June 2014

A DAY AT THE MOVIE

June 28, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
AMC Showplace Coon Rapids, 10051 Woodcrest Drive NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433 United States
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A DAY AT THE MOVIES!!!! No Charge for Families — KidBox Treat for Kids Only HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON - 2 AMC Showplace Coon Rapids (Yes, Reclining Chairs!) 10051 Woodcrest Drive NW, Coon Rapids, MN  55433 PARENTS MUST BE PRESENT AND ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR KIDS PCAS may attend with Parents Must RSVP to mneebwalker@yahoo.com (Limited to 60 Guests) In order for 4Keeps to continue to offer family activities, it is essential we address “no-shows.”  We must give final…

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January 2015

The Unique Perspectives Of Adolescent Attachment

January 10, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Coon Rapids Middle School, 11600 Raven Street NW
Coon Rapids, MN United States
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Free

This workshop explores the multiple layers of adolescent attachment, gender differences, conflicting developmental tasks and the impacts of complex developmental trauma.  Come discuss and explore: The adolescent developmental journey; the specific themes of an adopted teen’s journey from early adolescence to emerging adulthood; the impact of complex trauma on that journey and the impact on the parent-child relationship; tools to address how to guide and support teens who resist parental involvement; skills to expand a teen’s awareness and acceptance of…

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February 2015

Building Executive Function Skill At Home, In School and at Work

February 14, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Coon Rapids Middles School, 11600 Raven Street NW
Coon Rapids, MN United States
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Navigating life today requires complex skills for multi-tasking, stress control and flexible thinking.  All individuals find life challenging, but individuals with ADHD, neurodevelopmental and mood disorders, FASD, autism and acquired brain injury often struggle daily with Executive Function related tasks and emotions.  Participants of this workshop will be able to list and describe several executive functions; be able to list symptoms or behaviors that individuals may demonstrate if they are experiencing executive function deficits; will be able to implement several…

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