he new session of parent/child programs led by child psychologist Dr. Juliet Cooper and Rabbi Amy Ehrlich will begin in February 2013. Please contact us through Parenting at Emanu-El to discuss participation in these programs.
TODDLER GROUP (for children ages 10 months to 20 months)
Parenthood is a monumental milestone, marked by joy and unexpected challenges. Come explore and share helpful parenting skills with other mothers in our community. Topics to be discussed include negotiating family roles, establishing positive and consistent routines, incorporating Jewish ritual into your family life and finding a healthy balance as a parent.
Sessions will meet for seven weeks on Mondays: February 4, 2013, through April 15, 2013, from 10:30 AM to noon. Fee is $625 for Temple members, $695 for nonmembers. (No group on February 18, March 18, March 25 and April 1)
(for children ages 24 months
to 33 months)
Parents with young children are invited to participate in a series of weekly discussions intended to help them gain insight into their parenting choices, to foster independence and healthy separation, to promote understanding of their child’s unique temperament and to explore Jewish identity.
Children will participate in a stimulating structured playgroup, emphasizing social interaction. Led by experienced teachers, the activities will include enhancing music appreciation, arts and crafts, and celebrating Jewish holidays and traditions. Parents will have the opportunity to observe their children and learn from immediate unfolding situations. The group will provide a wonderful opportunity to connect with other parents and create lasting friendships.
Sessions meet Wednesdays: February 6, 2013, through April 17, 2013, from 9:15 AM to 10:30 AM. Fee is $625 for Temple members, $695 for nonmembers. (No group on March 20 and 27)
Dr. Cooper also will lead a group for parents of preschool-age children that will focus on such issues as separation, social development and peer relations.
Sessions will meet for seven weeks on Mondays: February 11, 2013, through April 15, 2013, from 9:15 AM to 10:30 AM. Fee is $375 for Temple members, $425 for nonmembers. (No group on February 18, March 18, March 25 and April 1)
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for all groups. Send your contact information to Parenting at Emanu-El, or call Rabbi Ehrlich’s study at (212) 744-1400, ext. 206. Please indicate the group for which you are registering. NOTE: Parents with twins/triplets pay half price for each additional child.
Light snacks will be served. Please let us know if you or your child has any food allergies. Parents also may bring their own snacks.
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