Classes

Check out our Winter 2017 Program Flyer for posting on your fridge and sharing widely — thank you!  Para ver los talleres que estamos ofreciendo en español, haga clic aquí Volante de PD en español – 2016 y 2017

EN ESPAÑOL – Discplina Positiva (Serie de Clases durante 8 Semanas en Pájaro)
Qué: Venga a aprender los conceptos principales de Disciplina Positiva con otros padres de familia.  Cuidado de Niños y Refrigerio Proveídos.
Cuándo: Los Miércoles, última en clase 3/8/17, de 5:30pm a 7:30pm
Dónde: Pájaro Middle School, 250 Salinas Road, Watsonville, CA  95076
Quién: Patricia Castro, CPDPE — Facilitadora
Precio: GRATIS
Cómo: Llame a Rosemary al 831-761-6633 para más información y para inscirbirse.

EN ESPAÑOL – Herramientas de Discplina Positiva (Serie de Talleres durante 8 Semanas en Pájaro)
Qué: Venga a aprender los conceptos principales de Disciplina Positiva con otros padres de familia.  Cuidado de Niños y Refrigerio Proveídos.
Cuándo: Los Sábados, última en clase 3/18/17, de 10:30am a 12:30pm
Dónde: Pájaro County Library, 29 Bishop Street, Watsonville, CA  95076
Quién: Chayo Maciel, CPDPE — Facilitadora
Precio: GRATIS
Cómo: Llame a Rosemary al 831-761-6633 para más información y para inscirbirse.

Parent Support Group: For Parents of Teens
What: This is a monthly meeting where parents of teenagers can share their challenges, concerns, problem solve together, and find support. The group is open to parents of teens all throughout Santa Cruz County. These groups are based on the principles of Positive Discipline but will be led in a support group format versus an instructional class.
When: Last Wednesday of every month, Feb. 22, from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Where: Meetings are held at the Branciforte Small Schools Campus Library, at 840 N. Branciforte Avenue, Santa Cruz. Parking and entrance are in the back.
Who: Meetings are facilitated by Stephanie Tam Rosas, MA who is PDCR’s Board VP and a Certified Positive Discipline Parent and Teacher Educator. She currently works with youth in Santa Cruz County and in the past has worked closely with teen moms, foster youth, and domestic violence survivors. (visit tamrosas.com to learn more)
Cost: None
How: Just come join us! Meetings are drop-in. If you have questions you are welcome to call Stephanie at 831-920-4589 or email her at tamrosas@gmail.com, flyer here

Navigating The Teen Years w/ Positive Discipline
What: This 6 week class will give you an opportunity to learn new tools and skills to communicate with your teenager or preteen that will be effective both in the short term and long term. Parents and caregivers have loved this class! Some come for several sessions because they feel it is so helpful and they enjoy learning from each other.
When: April 11– May 16, Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Where: Santa Cruz Adult School, 319 La Fonda Ave, Rm #5
Who: Jane Weed Pomerantz, PDCR President, Consultant to the Board of the Positive Discipline Association, and CPD Lead Trainer, with over 15 years of parent education teaching experiencef
Cost: $80 for the class, book, and materials
How: Register here or call 831-476-7284×107, flyer here

Punishment/Rewards vs. Discipline/Solutions (Saturday Workshop Series)
What:  Grounding, time-outs, sticker charts, and bribes…  Do these strategies support the long term goal of raising capable, self-disciplined adults?  Gain an understanding about discipline and how it is different from punishment.  Learn how to promote a solution orientation in your household.
When:  Saturday, March 11, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Where: Live Oak Community Resources, 1740 17th Avenue
Who: Colleen Murphy, Certified Positive Discipline Trainer, ECE co-op teacher with over 16 years of ECE teaching experience both with children and as a parent educator
Cost: $20 per person
How: Register here or call 831-476-7284 x107.  Limited scholarships available, pre-register for childcare $10 per child

EN ESPAÑOL –  A la Hora de Comer (Serie de Talleres de los Sábados)
Qué: A la hora de comer, muchos niños no quieren comer, sólo quieren comer lo qué quieran, tiran comida, y no se portan bien.  ¡Pero no tiene que ser así!  Aprenda cómo invitar a sus hijos a disfrtuar de la hora de comer, cómo ofrecer exitosamente opciones de comidas saludables (y sabrosas), y cómo evitar la lucha de poder que muchos padres experimentan acerca de todo esto.
Cuándo: Sábado, 11 de Marzo del 2017, de 10:00am a 12:00pm
Dónde: Live Oak Community Resources, 1740 Avenida 17, Santa Cruz
Quién: Chayo Maciel
Precio: $20 cada persona. $10 cada niño en el Cuidado de Niños. ¡Becas limitadas disponibles!
Cómo: Llame a Steve al 831-476-7284 x107 para más información y para inscribirse.

PD For LGBTQ Families (Saturday Workshop Series)
What: Our youth face tremendous pressures today and we can better respond to their needs if we develop relationships based on mutual respect and dignity. When kids are struggling with their identities and who they are, our support and advocacy are all the more vital.
When:  Saturday, April 8, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Where: Live Oak Community Resources, 1740 17th Avenue
Who: Jane Weed Pomerantz, PDCR President and PD Lead Trainer, and Steve Weiss, Positive Discipline Parent Educator
Cost: $20 per person
How: Register here or call 831-476-7284 x107.  Limited scholarships available, pre-register for childcare $10 per child

EN ESPAÑOL –  Rutinas (Serie de Talleres de los Sábados)
Qué: Las rutinas son imprescindibles para nuestros hijos porque ellos están aprendiendo lograr sus metas de una forma organizada. Eso es una gran parte de lo qué pensamos cuando pensamos en ‘disciplina’ y ayuda mucho a establecer orden ambos en el hogar y en la escuela.  ¡Aprenda cómo desarrollar y cumplir las rutinas con sus hijos para ayudarlos a sentir menos estrés y sentirse más eficaces!
Cuándo: Sábado, 8 de Abril del 2017, de 10:00am a 12:00pm
Dónde: Live Oak Community Resources, 1740 Avenida 17, Santa Cruz
Quién: Erika Hernández
Precio: $20 cada persona. $10 cada niño en el Cuidado de Niños. ¡Becas limitadas disponibles!
Cómo: Llame a Steve al 831-476-7284 x107 para más información y para inscribirse.

Navigating the School Years with Positive Discipline, 5-12 year olds
What: This 8-week series helps parents with school age children learn new ways to understand their children’s behavior, how to set limits with kindness and firmness, and ways to encourage their children to cooperate and become more capable.
When: Tuesdays, April 11 to May 30, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: Live Oak Community Resources, 1740 17th Avenue
Who: Colleen Murphy, Certified Positive Discipline Trainer, ECE co-op teacher with over 16 years of ECE teaching experience both with children and as a parent educator
Cost: $80 per person for the 8-week series
How: Register here or call 831-476-7284 x107.  Limited scholarships available, pre-register for childcare $10 per child per class

Family Meetings (Saturday Workshop Series)
What:  Come and learn an engaging and enjoyable format for holding family meetings. Strengthen your family fabric with this simple and effective tool each week. We will look at your individual family dynamics and come up with a plan to start you all on a path of more communication, trust and planning family fun.
When:  Saturday, May 13,10:00am to 12:00pm
Where: Live Oak Community Resources, 1740 17th Avenue
Who: Colleen Murphy, Certified Positive Discipline Trainer, ECE co-op teacher with over 16 years of ECE teaching experience both with children and as a parent educator
Cost: $20 per person
How: Register here or call 831-476-7284 x107.  Limited scholarships available, pre-register for childcare $10 per child

EN ESPAÑOL –  Juntas Familiares (Serie de Talleres de los Sábados)
Qué: La vida puede ser una locura con todos los eventos, reuniones, y asuntos que tenemos.  Por eso, a veces es difícil reunir a la familia entera para hablar de cosas, organizar actividades divertidas, resolver asuntos, y pasar tiempo de calidad juntos.  Con juntas familiares regulares cada semana, de repente estamos poniendo en horario tiempo de calidad para comunicarnos con nuestros hijos, dando tiempo para apreciarlos, y compartiendo nuestra diversión juntos.  Aprenda lo básico de organizar estas juntas y evitar complicaciones que se nos pueden sumir.
Cuándo: Sábado, 13 de Mayo del 2017, de 10:00am a 12:00pm
Dónde: Live Oak Community Resources, 1740 Avenida 17, Santa Cruz
Quién: Chayo Maciel
Precio: $20 cada persona. $10 cada niño en el Cuidado de Niños. ¡Becas limitadas disponibles!
Cómo: Llame a Steve al 831-476-7284 x107 para más información y para inscribirse.

Parenting Teens (Saturday Workshop Series)
What:  This 2 hour workshop is an introduction to using Positive Discipline with teens. Gain a better understanding of why your teen acts the way they do and how you can use Positive Discipline to have more successful family relationships.
When:  Saturday, June 10. 10:00am to 12:00pm
Where: Live Oak Community Resources, 1740 17th Avenue
Who: Colleen Murphy, Certified Positive Discipline Trainer, ECE co-op teacher with over 16 years of ECE teaching experience both with children and as a parent educator
Cost: $20 per person
How: Register here or call 831-476-7284 x107.  Limited scholarships available, pre-register for childcare $10 per child

EN ESPAÑOL –  Adolescentes (Serie de Talleres de los Sábados)
Qué: ¡La adolescencia es una época bien complicada ambos para nuestros hijos y nosotros los padres de familias! Los cambios físicos que experimentan ellos es sólo una parte de la adolescencia, pero tenemos que entender exactamente qué está pasando con el cerebro y el cuerpo del adolescente.  Sin embargo, el clave de todo es mantener una buena comunicación con ellos para que podemos continuar a guiarlos y apoyarlos en su desarrollo sin hacer que se sientan molestados con nosotros.
Cuándo: Sábado, 10 de Junio del 2017, de 10:00am a 12:00pm
Dónde: Live Oak Community Resources, 1740 Avenida 17, Santa Cruz
Quién: Erika Hernández
Precio: $20 cada persona. $10 cada niño en el Cuidado de Niños. ¡Becas limitadas disponibles!
Cómo: Llame a Steve al 831-476-7284 x107 para más información y para inscribirse.

Positive Discipline for Parents of Children 2-5 years old
What: This 8 week series helps parents with children 2-5 years old learn new ways to understand their children’s behavior, how to set limits with kindness and firmness, and ways to encourage their children to cooperate and become more capable.
When: late August – October dates TBD, Tuesdays, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Where: Live Oak Family Resource Center, 1740 17th Ave, Santa Cruz
Who: Colleen Murphy, Certified Positive Discipline Trainer, ECE co-op teacher with over 16 years of ECE teaching experience both with children and as a parent educator
Cost: $80 per person for the 8 week series, pre-register for childcare $10/class
How: Register here or call 831-476-7284, x 107

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For a list of past classes, visit Class History
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