Parent Resources

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six week class designed especially for parents and legal guardians of children with special needs. (There is also a version for geriatric care offered through the MSU Extension office.)  It covers stress reduction, communication techniques and the importance of self-care.
 
Peace Place and MSU Extension offer this class free of charge. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, it will be offered online. Each class is two hours, and the course is six weeks long. Please register using the button at left - there will be multiple classes offered based on demand. 
Questions? Call Kristen McGuire at 406-590-4925 or Katrin Finch at 406-454-6980.

IEP Support Program

NEW!!  Does your child have an IEP? Would you like someone to review it with you, and help you to identify next steps and suggested goals?

The "new normal" of schooling from home isn't easy for anyone, but it is particularly hard on families with children with special needs. However, this is an excellent opportunity to begin NOW to think through what your child most needs at school...and at home. Especially if the home-based

Louisa Libertelli-Dunn has a masters in special education from St. Johns University, and 30 years of experience working with families and teachers to finetune IEP goals and to address challenging behaviors in all settings. 

You can ask Miss Lou for help!  Priority will be given to families already enrolled in Peace Place.

Please call Louisa at 406-590-4925 for more information. or click on the information button at left.

Parent Support Group

Peace Place offers a parent support group that meets weekly to support parents of children with medical diagnoses and/or developmental delays.

Location: First Presbyterian Church,  1315 Central Avenue

406-590-4925

Fridays at 12:30 pm, Library room.

The respite programs at Peace Place are funded in part (about one-third) under a Contract with the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services. The statements herein do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Department.

First Presbyterian Church d/b/a Peace Place
1315 Central Avenue
Great Falls, MT   59401
PH: 406-590-4925
info@peaceplacegf.com
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