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A Guide to Positive Parenting

Virtual

Thursday, February 29, 2024 • 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Parenting support for families with children with special needs.
Stepping Stones Triple P strengthens families by promoting positive relationships.

Attend this FREE virtual parenting workshop to learn:
• 7 principles of positive parenting for families with children with special needs
• Tips for promoting children’s development and handling challenging behaviors
• The importance of taking care of yourself and working as a team with your family

Encouraging Your Child's Self-Esteem

Virtual

Thursday, February 29, 2024 • 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Attend this FREE virtual parenting workshop to learn:
•Why it’s important for children to develop healthy self-esteem
•How to encourage healthy self-esteem in your child
•Tools to help your child cope with feelings and solve problems

Setting Healthy Screen Time Limits

Virtual

Monday, March 4, 2024 • 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Attend this FREE virtual parenting workshop to learn:
• How “screen time” can affect children’s health and behaviors
• Tips for setting screen time limits
• What to do if your child refuses to follow the screen time rules

Getting Teens Connected

In-Person

Monday, March 4, 2024 6 – 7:30 pm

Encourage your teen to form positive connections with others by:
-Being confident
-Being socially skilled
-Planning ahead
-Keeping commitments
-Keeping in contact
-Taking care of others

Balancing Work and Family

Virtual

Thursday, March 7, 2024 • 4:00 – 5:30 pm

Attend this FREE virtual parenting workshop to learn: •
Common challenges with balancing work and family responsibilities
• Tools to help prevent work-related stress from affecting your home life
• Tips for setting healthy boundaries between work life and home life

Strategies to Help Teens Manage Anxiety

Virtual

Thursday, March 7, 2024 • 6:00 –7:30 pm

Attend this FREE virtual parenting workshop to learn:
• Common causes and signs of anxiety in teens
• What to do if your teen is anxious
• Tips for helping teens develop healthy coping skills

Developing Good Bedtime Routines

Virtual

Monday, March 11, 2024 • 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Attend this FREE virtual parenting workshop to learn:
• Common reasons why children have difficulty going to bed and sleeping through the night
• How to create peaceful bedtime routines that work for the whole family
• Tips to help children develop healthy sleep habits

Balanceando el trabajo y la familia

Virtual

jueves, el 14 de marzo, 2024 • 4:00 – 5:30 pm

Asista a este taller virtual GRATIS de crianza para aprender:
• Desafíos comunes al equilibrar las responsabilidades familiares y laborales
• Herramientas para ayudar a prevenir que el estrés del trabajo no afecte su vida familiar
• Consejos para establecer límites saludables entre la vida laboral y la vida familiar

Helping with Homework

Virtual

Thursday, March 14, 2024 • 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Attend this FREE virtual parenting workshop to learn:
• Why homework time is a struggle in many families
• How to help your child develop a good homework routine
• Tools to decrease stress for you and your child during homework time

Tips for Mealtimes

Virtual

Monday, March 18, 2024 • 3:00 – 4:30 pm

Parenting support for families with children with special needs.
Stepping Stones Triple P strengthens families by promoting positive relationships.

Attend this FREE virtual parenting workshop to learn:
• How to teach children to feed themselves independently
• Tips for handling challenging behaviors at mealtimes
• How to encourage children to eat a wider variety of healthy foods
• Tips for handling other issues that make mealtimes challenging for children with special needs

Cómo tratar las peleas y agresividad

in-person

martes, el 19 de marzo, 2024 • 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Asista a este taller GRATIS de crianza para aprender:
• Las razones más comunes por qué niños pelean o se vuelven agresivos
• Cómo enseñar a sus hijos a cooperar con los demás y resolver problemas
• Qué hacer si sus hijos están peleando o agresivos hacia otros niños

Live Oak Community Resources • 1740 17th Ave, Santa Cruz

Helping Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Thrive at Home and School

In-Person

Friday, March 22, 2024 • 3:00 – 4:30 pm

Attend this FREE parenting class to learn:
• How ADHD affects children’s health, behaviors, and emotions at home and school
• Tips for working with teachers and school staff to support your child’s learning needs
• Strategies to help children with ADHD develop self-control and social-emotional skills

Felton Public Library, Community Room • 6121 Gushee St, Felton

How to Handle Fighting and Aggression

In-Person

Monday, March 25, 2024 • 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Attend this FREE parenting workshop to learn:
•Common reasons why children fight or become aggressive
•How to teach your children to cooperate with others and solve problems
•What to do if your children are fighting or aggressive towards other children

Live Oak Community Resources • 1740 17th Ave, Santa Cruz

Encouraging Cooperation & Respect

In-Person

March 26, 2024
6:00 – 7:30 pm

For families with children & teens attending schools in Pájaro Valley Unified District (PVUSD)
PVUSD WELLNESS CENTER • 530 PALM AVE, WATSONVILLE

Learn how to encourage positive communication with your child or teenager; How to handle rude or disrespectful behavior; Tips for being calm, consistent, and fair with your child or teen.

Fomentando la cooperación y el respeto

In-Person

el 26 de marzo, 2024
6:00 – 7:30 pm

Para familias con niños y adolescentes que asisten a las escuelas del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Pájaro Valley (PVUSD)
CENTRO DE BIENESTAR DE PVUSD • 530 PALM AVE, WATSONVILLE

Aprenda cómo fomentar la comunicación positiva con su niño o adolescente; Cómo manejar la conducta grosero o irrespetuoso; Consejos para mantener la calma, ser consistente y justo con su hijo.

Qué hacer cuando su adolescente es grosero e irrerpetuoso

Virtual

jueves, el 28 de marzo, 2024 • 4:00 – 5:30 pm

Asista a este taller virtual GRATIS de crianza para aprender:
•Cómo fomentar la comunicación positiva con su adolescente
•Cómo manejar la conducta grosero o irrespetuoso
•Consejos para mantener la calma, ser consistente y justo con su adolescente

Tratando con emociones fuertes: Superando el miedo

In-Person

el 23 de abril, 2024
6:00 – 7:30 pm

Para familias con niños y adolescentes que asisten a las escuelas del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Pájaro Valley (PVUSD)
CENTRO DE BIENESTAR DE PVUSD • 530 PALM AVE, WATSONVILLE

Aprenda las razones comunes por las cuales los niños desarrollan temores; Cómo ayudar a su hijo a manejar y enfrentar sus temores; Estrategias que usted le puede enseñar a su hijo para hacer frente a los temores.

Fomentando amistades y relaciones saludables con compañeros

In-Person

el 28 de mayo, 2024
6:00 – 7:30 pm

Para familias con niños y adolescentes que asisten a las escuelas del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Pájaro Valley (PVUSD)
CENTRO DE BIENESTAR DE PVUSD • 530 PALM AVE, WATSONVILLE

Aprenda cómo el hecho de tener amistades les ayuda a los niños y adolescentes a aprender destrezas sociales importantes; Cómo animar a su hijo a desarrollar relaciones positivas con sus amigos y ompañeros; Qué puede hacer si su hijo tienen dificultad en formar amistades o llevarse bien con los compañeros.

Fostering Friendships and Healthy Peer Relationships

In-Person

May 28, 2024
6:00 – 7:30 pm

For families with children & teens attending schools in Pájaro Valley Unified District (PVUSD)
PVUSD WELLNESS CENTER • 530 PALM AVE, WATSONVILLE

Learn how friendships help children & teens learn important social skills; How to encourage children & teens to develop positive relationships with friends & peers; What to do if your teen or child is having difficulties making friends or getting along with peers.

Can't make it to a class? Individual support is available for Santa Cruz County families. Triple P practitioners can offer individual parenting support by phone or Zoom. To find a Triple P practitioner near you, contact First 5 Santa Cruz County by email at triplep@first5scc.org or call  (831) 465-2217 for more information. 

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