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Mariposa Center classes


Healing the Self Within the System:Understanding Early Childhood Trauma, Family Dynamics and Professional Burnout
Saturday February 20th and Sunday February 21st (9a.m. - 5p.m.)
2680 18th Street, Suite 150A, Denver, CO  80211

Join us for a weekend of professional education and support. Healing the Self Within the System offers training on child development, infant and childhood trauma, the impact of trauma on the family, and creative strategies for working with trauma. Participants will also receive support for dealing with and healing from professional burnout.  
This workshop is for professionals who work with children and families. 

Cost of the class with materials is $250 for professionals, $125 for students. For more information and to register, please contact: 720-288-5090; OR visit www.mariposacenterdenver.com to pay via Pay Pal.


“Inside Out” Group
Fridays from 4:15-5:15p.m.
February 5th-26th


The “Inside Out” group is an expressive arts group led by our clinical expressive arts intern, Amber Smith (M.A. expected 5/16), to help support emotional and social skills in children ages 5-10. The expressive arts are a multimodal approach to group therapy that include play, writing, drama, dance, movement, painting, and/or music. Through the expressive arts children will identify, explore and share emotions in a cohesive group of peers that fosters universality and interpersonal learning. Each week we will explore emotions and outcomes and children will learn fun ways to regulate their emotions and nervous system through play and art.

Location: The Mariposa Center 2680 18th St., Suite 100 Denver, CO 80211

Cost: $10 per session or $15 per family

For more information and to register, contact: 720-288-5090 or




Broomfield Parent's Support Group
For parents with children ages birth to three.

This group meets every Tuesday of the month (except the last Tuesday) from 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. at the Bruner Farmhouse.  See the flyer for more information.




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Families First is a local nonprofit that serves the state of Colorado, as a leader in ending the cycle of child abuse by providing, among other services, a variety of parenting classes.  Their proactive parent education is done via parenting classes and Circle of Parents (R) Support Groups and are offered in English and Spanish.  They offer a variety of parenting classes for parents of children of all ages.  Their support groups are offered to parents, primary caregivers, kinship providers, single moms, and single dads.  Classes and groups are offered in a variety of locations in the Metro area and include a free children's group.  Call or check out their website for a full list of the classes and groups offered.


The Mariposa Center for Infant, Child & Family Enrichment presents three learning opportunities for families & others in February & March.  No Drama Discipline, Yoga for Children & Healthy Brain, and Well Child are each programs for parenting support and education.  For more information, please contact The Mariposa Center at 720-288-5090 or visit their website.  The Mariposa Center is a partner with our Children's Library by providing Resource Professionals in the Family Place Library Parent Toddler Workshops.



Please note: this information is offered as a service to the Broomfield community.  The library is not endorsing or sponsoring the activities listed above.