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Annual Report 2019

Annual Report 2019

In a world where we are overcome with concerns about the safety and wellbeing of our children, we at Florence Crittenton believe that path to change starts by ensuring our most vulnerable citizens – our children – have the best possible start. We believe this requires compassion, hard work and change.

Online Circle of Security® Parenting Classes Start May 28th

Circle of Security® Parenting Classes Available Classes start Thursday May 28th, 5.30- 7pm Are you a parent that needs some additional support during these challenging times? Florence Crittenton can help with online  Circle of Security® classes via Zoom, facilitated...

Spring 2020 Newsletter

Spring 2020 Newsletter

In a world where we are overcome with concerns about the safety and wellbeing of our children, we at Florence Crittenton believe that path to change starts by ensuring our most vulnerable citizens – our children – have the best possible start. We believe this requires compassion, hard work and change.

Current Wish List

Current Most Needed Items WISH LIST (updated 5/2020) Welcome Packs • New hairbrushes • New Twin Comforters • Laundry Baskets • Twin Sheet sets Stock our Shelves • Baby towels/Toddler towels, washcloths, and shower curtains • Diapers size 4, 5, 6 –Non scented baby...

Covid-19 Update

While the country is practicing social distancing and shelter in place measures, we wanted to update you on what we are doing at Florence Crittenton to navigate theses unchartered waters. Florence Crittenton’s leadership team continues to closely monitor the evolving...

Our Commitment to Florence Crittenton’s Clients and Staff

 Florence Crittenton’s leadership team has been closely monitoring the evolving situation with COVID-19. It has brought uncertainty and disruption to the communities we serve, and we are committed to doing everything we can to ensure the wellbeing and safety of our...

Upcoming Parenting Classes & Groups

Florence Crittenton is delighted to offer a wide range of parenting classes to all parents and caregivers in our community.  These classes are an excellent opportunity to learn some great skills and understand your child's developmental stage and their needs. Love...

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Events

Upcoming Parenting Classes & Groups

Thursday, January 1, 1970

Florence Crittenton is delighted to offer a wide range of parenting classes to all parents and caregivers in our community.  These classes are an excellent opportunity to learn some great skills and understand your child’s developmental stage and their needs.

Love & Logic for All Ages

Love & Logic is a relationship-based, natural consequences approach to parenting. This is a video-based curriculum facilitated by our parenting educator which will provide discussion, tools and tips to try with your own family.

Next Sessions:       January 16-February 20,  Thursdays, 5-7 pm

April 6 – May 11, Mondays, 5.30 – 7.30pm

June 18 – July 23, Thursdays, 5 – 7pm

Circle of Security®

Circle of Security® Parenting is an attachment-based nurturing approach to understanding children’s needs..  The program is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened.

Next Sessions:      January 27-March 23, Mondays, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

April 9 – May 28, Thursdays,  5 -6.30pm

June 15 – August 3, Mondays, 5 – 6.30pm

Loving Your Baby from the Inside Out

A nurturing prenatal baby-focused course, designed to empower and prepare young pregnant mothers for bonding throughout pregnancy, for labor, delivery, and the postpartum period.

This class is ongoing, join at anytime during your pregnancy

Class time:  Ongoing on Mondays from 3 – 4pm

Services for Families with Substance Use:

Nurturing Parenting Classes

Florence Crittenton is delighted to be offering Nurturing Parenting Classes for adults who are in treatment and/or recovery for substance use problems, and who are in parenting relationships with children.  It is also useful for partners of parents with substance use problems and extended family members who are parenting the children of adults with substance use disorders.

This unique curriculum is taught by 2 Master Nurturing Parenting trainers, 1 who is also a Licensed Addictions Counselor.

Next Session:  Thursdays January 9 – April 30 –  3:15-4:45 PM  & Mid June – October

Community Substance Use Group Therapy Sessions

Substance Use Groups are ongoing and are held on Mondays from 1:00 to 2:30 pm and Tuesdays from 9:00 am to 10:30 am

Groups are an open format and are influenced by cognitive behavioral interventions with the hopes of identifying goals and ambitions for clients and how to reach those goals and how continued substance use could impact them reaching those goals.

Groups are open to parents and caregivers of all ages and both mothers and fathers are welcome.

How to register:

Please email our Admissions Coordinator Isabelle Hunt to register for one of our groups and classes.

Payment:

All classes are billable to insurance, Medicaid or private payment.  Scholarships available for those unable to pay.

Location:

Community Outreach Center at 901 N Harris, Helena, MT 59601.

Childcare:

Childcare is available if required.

 

 

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