Canyons Family Center - Specialty Courses

Fall 2019 Specialty Classes: Start Dates
Session 1 Sept. 3rd - Oct. 15th 
Session 2 Oct. 22 - Dec. 4th

To register for a class please use our online booking system or Call 801-826-8190 during office hours!

Tuesday Classes (6:30 - 8:30 pm) Oct. 22 - Dec. 4th

I Am a Girl, "What's Your Super Power" (Self-Esteem Grades 7-12)

Girls will learn about self-esteem and the factors that affect it.  They will learn the symptoms and behaviors related to a low self-esteem and develop skills to re-build and maintain a good self-esteem.

Effective Parenting (PBIS for Parents)     
This is a class for parents and caregivers only. The focus of the class is to provide parents with positive parenting strategies that have proven successful with children in the home environment. Parents will be given the opportunity to problem solve issues and struggles that they experience as parents. Parents will be asked to try the strategies at home and to report back to the group each week on how the strategies worked.

Banana Splits-Divorce Class for Kids (Grades 3rd - 6th)  
This group will help children better understand and cope with the changes in their lives while going through, or following divorce. Through hands on activities, role-play, and supportive group discussions, they will develop and practice important skills they will need to be happy and successful.

Wednesday Classes - (6:30 - 8:30 pm) Oct. 22 - Dec. 4th

Super Heroes Children’s Group (Grades 3rd - 6th, Autism Spectrum Child) 
Children diagnosed with high-function autism or autism spectrum disorders learn social skills using high-interest material and motivation strategies. Each session provides practice of one social skill through a variety of group activities, including Superhero video instruction, video peer modeling, role-plays, structured games, and Superhero social stories. Class size is limited.

Manageing Middle School with a Growth Mindset (Grades 6th - 8th)

This course is designed to support the young adolescent (grades 6 - 8) with embracing the middle school experience. Students will be taught to use a growth mindset to reach their full potential. Participants will learn strategies to implement flexible thinking,practice self-advocacy, and manage stress.

ADHD Parenting

This class is a MUST for families struggling with understanding and parenting children with ADHD. This is a parent or caregiver only class. This class will cover symptoms of ADHD, difficult parenting issues, interventions in the home and school for ADHD children, school communication, and resources available in the community. This class is appropriate for parents with children already diagnosed with ADHD as well as those who have a family history or suspect their child has ADHD.