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Incredible Years Parents & Babies Group

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Incredible Years Parents & Babies Group
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Incredible Years Parents & Babies Group

Free

The Child Health Program at MaineHealth is offering The Incredible Years Parents & Babies Group for parents of infants ages 0-4 months who live in Cumberland County. This program goes through a comprehensive curriculum designed to increase nurturing parenting and promote understanding of child development. Parents attend group with their babies and are able to meet other parents with young infants.

 

Services:

- Parenting group to strengthen attachment, promote home safety, and support cognitive, language, and social and emotional development

- Peer support networks and shared learning

- Video clips of real-life situations to support the training and stimulate group discussions

- Opportunity for parents practice skills with their babies in the group

 

Parents will participate in a free virtual group on Zoom. Each group lasts for one hour, and the group will meet weekly for 3-4 months. Interpreters are available for non-English speakers. The program can be universally applied as a preventive measure, however may be most beneficial for those struggling with parenting. This group is funded by The United Way of Greater Portland.

 

Eligibility:

-Parents must live in Cumberland County.

-Infants 0-4 months may be referred.

-Pregnant parents in their late third trimester may also be referred.

 

Register at: https://www.findhelp.org/mainehealth--portland-me--incredible-years-parents-%2526-babies-program/5107407002533888

Contact Alexandra Turnbull for information: 207-661-7299 and aturnbull1@mainehealth.org .





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