INSPIRE is a FREE 6-week Parent Support Group Program for parents of children with special needs (4-9 years old) which will be led by Patty Marquis, LICSW. The Center for Parents and Teachers invite interested parents and grandparents to these sessions, that run from 9:30 to 11 AM on 6 Monday mornings from April 2nd until May 14, 2018 (we skip Mon April 16 as it is during school vacation week). Offered in a convenient Concord location.
The group will consist of 8-10 members. Each member is asked to make a 6 week commitment to the group. In order to sign up, please register at the following link:
Members of this group will meet other parents who can offer immediate empathy for the unique challenges they face on a daily basis and for the long haul. The group will come up with meaningful topics to them which may include how to:
Facilitated by Patricia Marquis, a seasoned LICSW social worker in private practice in Concord, who counsels individuals, couples and families. She has been a parent educator and leader of parent groups since 1977. Patty brings her solid knowledge of child development, her counselling experience and her mindfulness mindset to inspire parents to deepen their empathy for themselves and their child.
To support its work with parents and teachers, CPT relies on individual donations, and grants from community organizations such as the Concord-Carlisle Community Chest, Healthy Concord, Concord - Carlisle Regional School District, The Bradford Mills, Concord Printing, Woodman & Eaton PC, CCHS Parents Association, CMS PTG, Elementary PTGs, First Parish Church in Concord, and Lahey Clinic/CHNA 15. Love what we do? Help us do even more through a tax deductible donation given online at the Supporting CPT tab on this website. Thank You!