Ongoing Resources

Parent One-on-One Coaching by certified Positive Discipline Facilitators
Stephanie Tam Rosas, MA
Colleen Murphy
Orly Heyman-Bole, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, 831-429-2212

Resources for Parents and PD Facilitators
Natalie Christensen,, a site dedicated to materials and games developed by certified PD educators

English Positive Discipline Mentor Group
What: Monthly meetings for Positive Discipline facilitators to come share ideas, problem solve, and stay connected in the PD community.
When: 4th Sundays of the month, 10 am to 1 pm
Where: Santa Cruz Adult School, 319 La Fonda Ave, Rm #5
Who: Led by Steve Weiss, and open to all who are trained, regardless of whether you are currently teaching or not!
Cost: None
How:  Just come join us! Meetings are drop-in. You can also RSVP or get questions answered by calling 831-476-7284×107

Spanish Positive Discipline Mentor Group
What:  Monthly meetings for Positive Discipline facilitators to come share ideas, problem solve, and stay connected in the PD community. Grupo mentor en espanol para facillitadores de Disciplina Positiva, esta es una oportunidad de compartir ideas, resolver problemas de presentacion y conectar con la comunidad de Disciplina Positiva.
When:  2nd Saturdays of the month, 9 am to 12 pm/Segundo sabado del mes de 9 a 12pm
Where:  Castroville County Library 11160 Speegle St.
How:  Drop in, please call Laura X. Valdez Chavez , 831-247-0718

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 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Where: Meetings are held at the Branciforte Small Schools Campus libary, 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 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, flyer here

All Together Now!
What: For parents & their children 9-30 months. Come meet other parents & children, observe & discuss child development & build confidence in your parenting skills.
When:  Wednesdays, 9am-11am, drop-in
Where: Live Oak Family Resource Center, 1740 17th Ave, Santa Cruz
Who:  Classes facilitated by Yolanda Provoste and other experienced and friendly teachers.
Cost: Sliding scale fee $3-7/class. Scholarships available. No one turned away for inability to pay!
How: Rolling enrollment/drop-in. Call 831-476-7284 x104 for more information
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¡El Patio de mi Casa!
Que: Venga y conozca a otros padres con niños de 0-5 años de edad. Obtenga información acerca de sus habilidades de cómo ser padre o madre con su niño/a. Programma conducido en Español.
Cuando: Miércoles, 11am-1pm
Donde: El Centro de Recursos de Live Oak para Familias, 1740 17th Ave, Santa Cruz
Quien:  Clases facilitadas por profesores en Español
Precio:  Tarifa reducida entre $3-7/clase. Becas disponibles. Nadie sera rechasado por no poder pagar.
 Para más información, llame al 476-7284 x 104
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