Cross-Cultural Parenting Program

10-Week Program Exploring Parent-Child Relationships in a Multicultural Society

The Cross-Cultural Parenting program prepares immigrant parents to cope with parenting challenges in a new country and culture. It also provides parents with an opportunity to network and make friends with other parents in the community.

The List of Topics covered are as follows:

  1. Program Introduction

  2. Institutional and Social Pressures, and Parental Expectations

  3. Parenting Styles & Values

  4. Child Development

  5. Self-Esteem, Criticism & Encouragement

  6. Child Discipline

  7. Creating a Positive Family Climate

  8. Effective Communication

  9. Prevention of Problems and Problem Solving

  10. Racism

  11. Bullying

  12. Parenting Teenagers

  13. Technology

  14. Information & Services

Childcare & Transportation

  • Child-minding is typically available for the first 10 registered children.

  • Complementary bus tickets are available.

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