Classes

Parenting Classes at CPI

CPI offers classes to parents of children ages 0-18. Each class is led by a trained parent educator who provides tools that parents can adapt to their own family's needs. All CPI classes have a strong child development foundation, supporting the belief that each child and parent brings unique needs and temperament to family life.

Although many classes are held at the Parent Education Center in southwest Santa Rosa, others are conveniently located throughout Sonoma County.

Classes include Guiding your Toddler and Preschooler, Positive Parenting. In addition, classes involving infants and toddlers, such as Infant Massage and Billingual Playgroups, are attended by parents and children together.

Cost is per person unless otherwise indicated. Unless noted parents DO NOT attend with child. Childcare is not provided and children may not be left unattended. Classes are held at our Parent Education Center, 3642 Standish Ave, Santa Rosa, CA  OR for select classes at our Family Resource Center, 7345 Burton Ave. Rohnert Park, CA 94928 (next to Tech Middle School)

Click here to download our current class schedule.

We can also register you over the phone, if you have a questions about class, enrollment space. We would need to confirm payment over the phone to finalize class registration. CPI Parent Education Center  707-585-6108 extension 1240

Free classes are under the Special Topics below, select check option for payment to finalize, registration is required to ensure we have enough space for all participants at each community location.

Co-Parenting

Raising a Child with an Ex-Partner

1 sessions

$15.00

Wednesday,  March 29, 2017   6:00 –8:00pm       Classes will be held at our Parent Education Center,  3642 Standish Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95407

This one-evening workshop helps separating and divorcing parents address the challenge of raising children in two households. Learn how to manage a new, co-parenting relationship in ways that reduce conflict and protect children. The workshop offer strategies that can produce greater cooperation between parenting partners.

Coparent Counseling Orientation

1 sessions

$15.00

Thursday,  March 30, 2017    6:00-7:30pm    Orientation will be held at our Parent Education Center,  3642 Standish Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95407

Registration of all parties is required to secure space, the orientation cost is per parent attending to confirm registration. 

Parents face special challenges as they grapple with separation, divorce and creating blended families. Co-parent counseling allows parents an opportunity to talk about the best interests of their children in a neutral environment and, when appropriate, to get input and advice from a professional who is experienced in working with children and families of divorce.

After the orientation, individual sessions will be schedule on a sliding scale fee $40-80. Individual counseling sessions will be scheduled Monday through Friday during business hours 9am-5pm.

Parenting Apart without Tears

3 sessions

$60.00

Thursday, April 6 - April 20,  6:00-8:00pm        @ Parent Education Center, 3642 Standish Ave, Santa Rosa, CA

This 3-session class covers the patterns that emerge in parenting relationships between ex-partners and how specific challenges can be addressed through improved communication. Several techniques for improving parenting communication are taught and practiced. As well, the class offers crucial up-to-date information on the impacts of divorce conflict on children and provides strategies for parenting that ease the impacts of this impactful event in the vulnerable lives of children.

For more information on Co-parenting, visit our Co-parenting Page

Kids Turn (Parents Fee Only)

6 sessions

$100.00

Monday’s,    September 11- October 16, 2017     6:00-7:00pm    $100 each parent, $75 each child     

Kids’ Turn of Sonoma County is an educational program to help families deal with issues arising from separation or divorce. Children and teens ages 5 through 14  (4 or15yr olds may be allowed on case by case basis)  meet in small groups according to age. Both parents are encouraged to attend, at least one parent must participate. Any questions regarding this program you can contact Dayna Adams, dayna@calparents.org

Advanced registration for the Kids’ Turn program is required Fall session will be closing August 15th (space is limited), once registered all adults will be given a registration packet to be completed.

Call 585-6108x1240 for any questions, to be added to interest list only (no payment needed for that). Note: Kids’ Turn September, 2017 will be offered in English and Spanish (separate groups).

Kids' Turn (Kids Fee Only)

6 sessions

$75.00

Monday’s,    September 11- October 16, 2017     6:00-7:00pm    $100 each parent, $75 each child     

Kids’ Turn of Sonoma County is an educational program to help families deal with issues arising from separation or divorce. Children and teens ages 5 through 14  (4 or 15yr olds may be allowed on case by case basis)  meet in small groups according to age. Both parents are encouraged to attend, at least one parent must participate. Any questions regarding this program you can contact Dayna Adams, dayna@calparents.org

Advanced registration for the Kids’ Turn program is required Fall session will be closing August 15th (space is limited), once registered all adults will be given a registration packet to be completed.

Call 585-6108x1240 for any questions, to be added to interest list only (no payment needed for that). Note: Kids’ Turn September, 2017 will be offered in English and Spanish (separate groups).

One Day Workshops

Embracing Your Child with ADD/ADHD

1 sessions

$15.00

Thursday, March 30, 2017   6:30-8:00pm                 Classes will be held at our Parent Education Center,  3642 Standish Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95407

This class will be a presentation/discussion focusing on the complexities as well as the gifts of the child/teen affected with ADD/ADHD.

Special Topics

Paternidad Positiva, Padres de Jovenes

1 sessions

$0.00

Jueves, el 6 de Abril, 2017   6:00-7:30pm    Una presentacion del Programa de Paternidad Positiva 

Un presentacion para padres en la escuela Roseland University Prep, 100 Sebastopol Rd Santa Rosa, Ca 95407

En honor del Mes Nacional para la Prevención del Abuso Infantil, CPI ofrecerá una variedad de clases sin costo alguno.  Es necesario registrarse. Para inscribirse en esta clase en línea tendrá que seleccionar la opción de pago CHECK.

Como Criar Hijos Seguros y Capaces

1 sessions

$0.00

Martes, el 11 de Abril, 2017   6:30-8:30pm    Una presentacion del Programa de Paternidad Positiva 

Un presentacion para padres en nuestra Centre de Educacion, 3642 Standish Ave Santa Rosa 95407.    En honor del Mes Nacional para la Prevención del Abuso Infantil, CPI ofrecerá una variedad de clases sin costo alguno.  Es necesario registrarse. Para inscribirse en esta clase en línea tendrá que seleccionar la opción de pago CHECK.

Prevencion de Drogas y Alcohol para Familias

1 sessions

$0.00

Miercoles, el 19 de Abril, 2017   6:00-730pm   Abilidades paternales para prevencion del consumo de alcohol y drogas.  

Un presentacion para padres en nuestra Centre de Educacion, 3642 Standish Ave Santa Rosa 95407.    En honor del Mes Nacional para la Prevención del Abuso Infantil, CPI ofrecerá una variedad de clases sin costo alguno.  Es necesario registrarse. Para inscribirse en esta clase en línea tendrá que seleccionar la opción de pago CHECK.
 

Reducing Confict in Families of Teenagers

1 sessions

$0.00

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017  6:00-730pm    FREE Presentation conducted by a CPI Parent Educator

@ Willowside Middle School, 5285 Hall Rd Santa Rosa Ca 95401

We invite you to attend this free workshop to learn some new skills to make parenting a teen a little bit easier on you!
Highlights
- Learn the common ways family conflict can occur.
- Learn how to encourage family harmony.
- Learn how to deal with an aggressive or argumentative teen.

Raising Resilient Children,

1 sessions

$0.00

Wednesday,  April 26,  2017    6:00-8:00pm     @ CPI 3642 Standish Ave, Santa Rosa    

One of the most important task of parenthood is helping children learn to deal with their emotions. All children experience periods of stress in their lives and need the emotional skills to deal with it. Children’s emotional resilience, or ability to cope with their feelings is important to their long-term happiness, wellbeing, and success in life. We will discuss six key skills that are needed for developing emotional resilience.

In honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, CPI will be offering a variety of classes at no charge. Registration is required. In order to sign up for this class online you will need to select the CHECK payment option.

Infant to Age 5

Guiding Your Toddler and Preschooler, Free Class

1 sessions

$0.00

Wednesday     April 13th, 2017   630-730pm

One night presentation at YMCA, 1111 College Ave Santa Rosa 95404. In honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, CPI will be offering a variety of classes at no charge.

Registration is required. In order to sign up for this class online you will need to select the CHECK payment option.