Parenting Program for Farsi and Dari Speaking Families

Last updated February 21, 2023

View this event information in Farsi / Dari (PDF).

Building healthy relationships with your children is a fundamental parenting skill. As a parent, we want to raise healthy individuals. This starts with knowing and practicing strategies that help us mitigate parenting challenges. Join us for a session full of helpful information and practical strategies. Some of these topics are:

Session 1: Fostering positive relationships with children with looking at self-esteem enhancement strategies

  • Tips on fostering a healthy and secure attachment with your child
  • Useful communication strategies such as emotional validation and normalization
  • Learning how to strengthen your child’s self-esteem

Session 2: Regulating Emotions

  • Functionality of emotions: What can emotions do for you?
  • Understanding and naming emotions
  • Tips for addressing your child’s emotions and strategizing healthy coping strategies to deal with challenging emotions

Session 3: Social Media and Parenting Concerns Q&A

  • Social media and recommendations regarding healthy social media habits
  • Age-appropriate screen time
  • Peer pressure and interpersonal skills

Date: February 27, March 27 and April 24, 2023
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Zoom (Virtual) Held in Farsi / Dari

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Speaker: Afsaneh Zafarani, School Social Worker
Speaker: Mahsa Ghayoumi, Psychotherapist from (Family Service York Region)



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free of cost

For more information, please contact:

Maryam Jariani, Community Partnership Developer (Iranian/Afghan Community)

905-727-0022 ext. 3512