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Our approach to providing services to children, families and communities

  • is grounded in philosophies that are preventative in nature

  • recognizes the parent as the expert for their family's well-being

  • draws from families' strengths to create the conditions necessary for self-sufficiency and optimal child development.

Start with a conversation with one of our helpful, professional Intake Facilitators: Call 780-471-3737.

Ages and Stages Questionaire
Mental Health Therapist

Family Education

Family Education offers formal parent education groups and parent and child education groups to promote healthy child development, positive parenting strategies and healthy attachment. For current and upcoming groups, see

Home Visitation (download pdf >)

Home Visitation is a longer-term, goal-oriented support for when tougher challenges like financial distress, single parenthood, illness or disability, social isolation, housing issues, etc., interfere with your ability to focus on parenting.
 

Your Norwood Family Support Worker (FSW) will help you create a plan based on goals you choose and prioritize for yourself, your family, and your household. Your FSW is a source of connections, information, encouragement, advocacy AND support for your child's ongoing development in their critical early years.

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Highlights: 

  • Weekly or bi-weekly in-home support 

  • Goal setting 

  • Child development information and activities 

  • Parent education 

  • Family support 

  • Referrals to other services

Mental Health Therapist 

Norwood has an on-site mental health therapist parents can meet with for support with issues such as post-partum depression, trauma, grief, anxiety - anything that is affecting your family's wellbeing. Children aged six and under can have fun in our respite care communities while their parents attend therapy sessions. 

Health for Two 

Health for Two provides support throughout pregnancy and up to 2 months postpartum to people who require extra support to have a healthy pregnancy.

 

Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ)

 

Parents who enroll at Norwood are provided an Ages and Stages Questionnaire for their child. This screening tool gives you a snapshot of where your child is in their development based on their age. The results help us identify any development delays and, most importantly, celebrate the milestones your child achieves going forward. This tool relies on you as the expert about your child.

There are two kinds of questionnaires:

  1. Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ-3)

    • This provides you information about your child across five developmental areas:

      • communication

      • gross motor

      • fine motor

      • problem-solving

      • personal-social
         

  2. Ages and Stages Questionnaire: Social Emotional (ASQ: SE-2)

    • This provides you information about your child’s social and emotional development.

Home Visitation
One-on-one Coching
Health for Two
Family Education
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