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Parent Group | JFTN

  • JFTN 483 Clermont Ave. 3rd Floor Brooklyn, NY 11238 (map)

JFTN Parent Group

Please join us for our first parent group of the year.

Our Monday meetings are led by our Clinical Director, Dr. Peter Piegari, and are held every Monday morning from 10am to 11:30am. Parents, we ask that you join us as often as possible. Each week we explore a different topic.

Parent Group Topics

Understand your child’s strengths and weaknesses

  • Keep your child safe, realize the degree of your child’s safety awareness, judgment, and impulse control
  • Create developmentally appropriate activities at home to maximize attention, relatedness, and learning
  • Predict circumstances which will be overwhelming and/or frustrating
  • Find the balance between challenge and frustration
  • Introduce school activities at home to help your child learn

Help your child become more independent

  • How to help your child with toilet training
  • How to help your child learn to dress themselves
  • Teach positive coping skills to manage frustration and anger

Manage challenging behaviors

  • Avoid counterproductive techniques like hitting, yelling and punishing. Improve your relationship as well as their mood and self-esteem
  • Nurture your child’s self-control and independence
  • Learn situations to avoid
  • Getting the whole family on the same page

Keep your child healthy

  • Improve your child's diet
  • Learn about nutrition & expanding food choices
  • Help everyone get a good night’s sleep
  • Access quality medical and dental care
  • Evaluate medical and nutritional treatments for effectiveness and safety
  • Reduce your stress, care for yourself

Advocate effectively for your child

  • Know your child’s educational rights
  • Explore available educational, clinical, financial and social services
  • Understand clinical and educational reports
Earlier Event: September 11
First Day of School | JFTN & League School