Classes

Check out our PDCR Program Flyer Spring 2017 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

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, April 26, 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

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

Positive Discipline for Parenting of All Ages
What:  Intensive 3 week summer course for parents of all ages!  Also a great refresher for those already familiar with PD!
When: Wednesdays, June 14, 21 and 28, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Where:  Live Oak Community Resources, 1740 17th Avenue, 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: $60 per person for the 3-week series
How: Register here or call 831-476-7284 x107.  Limited scholarships available, pre-register for childcare $10 per child per class

EN ESPAÑOL –  Juntas Familiares (Taller)
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 (Taller)
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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