California Parenting Institute
California Parenting Institute Providing support to Sonoma County families
for more than 30 years.
3650 Standish Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95407   707 585 6108
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California Parenting Institute
parenting classes at cpi


Classes are held at 3642 Standish Ave, Santa Rosa except when noted

ages 0-5 / massage
schoolage children
classes at the YMCA
classes at Chop's
general parenting: all ages
parenting apart
one-day workshops
triple P classes
en Español

Infant Massage (7 weeks to pre-crawling)
Fridays, June 6 - 27 - 10:30-11:30am

Guiding your Toddler and Preschooler (2-5 Years)
Wednesdays, May 7 - 28 - 6:30-8:30pm
Tuesdays, June 3 - 24 - 3:00-4:30pm

Bilingual Group English/Spanish (6 months-2 ½ years) - Grupo Bilingüe Español/Ingles (6 meses - 2 ½ años)
Mondays, March 10-31/ Lunes, Marzo 10-31 - 11:00 - 12:00pm

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Guiding your Toddler and Preschooler (2-5 Years)
Tuesdays, June 3 - 24 - 3:00-4:30pm

Parenting the Teen (13 - 19yrs)
Tuesday, April 15 - 6:30 - 8:30pm

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Parenting your Teen (13-19 years)
Mondays, June 2 - 23 - 6:30-8:00pm

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Parenting your Teen (13-19 years)
Mondays, June 2 - 23 - 6:30-8:00pm

Kids' Turn (5-14)
Mondays, April 14 - May 19 - 6:30-8:00pm

Guiding your Toddler and Preschooler (2-5 Years)
Wednesdays, May 7 - 28 - 6:30-8:30pm
Tuesdays, June 3 - 24 - 3:00-4:30pm

Parenting Advanced Learners
Mondays, April 7 - May 12 - 7:00-8:300pm
Wednesdays, April 2 - May 7 - 10:30am-noon

Parenting the Teen (13 - 19yrs)
Tuesday, April 15 - 6:30 - 8:30pm

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Understanding and Responding to the Sexual Behaviors of Children
Monday March 24 - 6:30pm-8:00pm

Handling Anger Mine and My Child's
Wednesdays, March 26 - April 30 - 6:00-8:00pm
Tuesdays, May 6 - June 17 (NO CLASS MAY 20TH) - 6:00-8:00pm

Managing Family Anger
Mondays, March 17 - April 7 - 6:30 - 8:30pm

Positive Parenting (all ages)
Thursdays, May 15 - 29 - 6:00-8:00pm

Parenting your Teen (13-19 years)
Mondays, June 2 - 23 - 6:30-8:00pm

Raising a Child with an Ex-Partner
Tuesday, March 18 - 6:30-8:30
Wednesday, April 23 - 6:30-8:30
Wednesday, June 25 - 6:30-8:30

Parenting Apart without Tears
Wednesdays, March 19 - April 16 - 6:30 - 8:00pm
Wednesdays, May 7 - 21 - 6:30 - 8:30pm
Wednesdays, May 28 - June 18 - 6:30 - 8:00pm

Kids' Turn (5-14)
Mondays, April 14 - May 19 - 6:30-8:00pm

Raising Sons
Monday, June 30 - 6:30 - 8:30pm

Positive Parenting for Every Parent - a Triple P Group
Wednesday, May 7 - June 11 - 6:00 - 8:00pm

Parenting Advanced Learners
Mondays, April 7 - May 12 - 7:00-8:300pm
Wednesdays, April 2 - May 7 - 10:30am-noon

Triple P Online Program
Online - Online

Infant Massage (7 weeks to pre-crawling)
Fridays, June 6 - 27 - 10:30-11:30am

Guiding your Toddler and Preschooler (2-5 Years)
Wednesdays, May 7 - 28 - 6:30-8:30pm
Tuesdays, June 3 - 24 - 3:00-4:30pm

Bilingual Group English/Spanish (6 months-2 ½ years) - Grupo Bilingüe Español/Ingles (6 meses - 2 ½ años)
Mondays, March 10-31/ Lunes, Marzo 10-31 - 11:00 - 12:00pm

Parenting the Teen (13 - 19yrs)
Tuesday, April 15 - 6:30 - 8:30pm

Fighting and Aggression - a Triple P Class
Wednesday, April 23 - 6:30 - 8:30pm

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Raising a Child with an Ex-Partner
Tuesday, March 18 - 6:30-8:30
Wednesday, April 23 - 6:30-8:30
Wednesday, June 25 - 6:30-8:30

Parenting Apart without Tears
Wednesdays, March 19 - April 16 - 6:30 - 8:00pm
Wednesdays, May 7 - 21 - 6:30 - 8:30pm
Wednesdays, May 28 - June 18 - 6:30 - 8:00pm

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Raising a Child with an Ex-Partner
Tuesday, March 18 - 6:30-8:30
Wednesday, April 23 - 6:30-8:30
Wednesday, June 25 - 6:30-8:30

Raising Sons
Monday, June 30 - 6:30 - 8:30pm

Disciplining without Shouting or Spanking
Wednesday, April 16 - 6:30 - 8:00pm

Parenting the Teen (13 - 19yrs)
Tuesday, April 15 - 6:30 - 8:30pm

Fighting and Aggression - a Triple P Class
Wednesday, April 23 - 6:30 - 8:30pm

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Positive Parenting for Every Parent - a Triple P Group
Wednesday, May 7 - June 11 - 6:00 - 8:00pm

Triple P Online Program
Online - Online

Fighting and Aggression - a Tripe P Class
Wednesday, April 23 - 6:30 - 8:30pm

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Bilingual Group English/Spanish (6 months-2 ½ years) - Grupo Bilingüe Español/Ingles (6 meses - 2 ½ años)
Mondays, March 10-31/ Lunes, Marzo 10-31 - 11:00 - 12:00pm

Kindergym en Español (niños de gateo a 3 ½ años)
Martes, Abril 8 - 29 - 12:00-1:00
Martes, Mayo 6 - 27 - 12:00-1:00
Martes, Junio 3 - 24 - 12:00-1:00

Masaje Para Su Bebe (7 semanas a pre- gateo)
Viernes, Mayo 2-23 - 10:30 - 11:30am

Co-Crianza Positiva (todas las edades)
Martes, Junio 3 - 24 - 6:30-8:30pm

Aprendiendo a manejar mi enojo y el de mis hijos
Jueves, Mayo 22 - Junio 26 - 6:30-8:30pm

Disciplina Positiva (Todas las edades)
Jueves, Junio 5 - 26 - 6:30 - 8:30pm

Como Criar Hijos Adaptables
Miercoles, Abril 16 - 6:30 - 8:30pm

Educando a su Adolescente (13 - 19 anos)
Jueves, Abril 30 - 6:30 - 8:00pm

Disciplina con Carino
Miércoles, Abril 8 - 6:30-8:30pm

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Understanding and Responding to the Sexual Behaviors of Children
Monday March 24 , 6:30pm-8:00pm
Status: CALL
Per person cost: Free
Description: "Understanding & Responding to the Sexual Behaviors of Children" is an interactive workshop designed for parents, early education and care professionals and others who have contact with children and/or their families. Call Kate Robey, MFT at 585-6108 x1229 for more info


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Handling Anger Mine and My Child's    
Wednesdays, March 26 - April 30, 6:00-8:00pm
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: $60
Description: Topics include where anger comes from, how to manage and control our anger, communication techniques which minimize angry reactions, and acceptable outlets for angry children. $60/per person/6 weeks


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Handling Anger Mine and My Child's    
Tuesdays, May 6 - June 17 (NO CLASS MAY 20TH), 6:00-8:00pm
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: $60
Description: Topics include where anger comes from, how to manage and control our anger, communication techniques which minimize angry reactions, and acceptable outlets for angry children. $60/per person/6 weeks - Payment due at time of registration.


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Managing Family Anger    
Mondays, March 17 - April 7, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: $50
Description: $50/ per person/ 4 weeks


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Positive Parenting (all ages)    
Thursdays, May 15 - 29, 6:00-8:00pm
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: $40
Description: Topics include family communication, handling anger, teaching responsibility, school issues and self-esteem. $40/per person/3 weeks - payment due at time of registration. Instructor - Maria Z.


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Parenting your Teen (13-19 years)    
Mondays, June 2 - 23, 6:30-8:00pm
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: $50
Description: Topics include family communication, handling anger, teaching responsibility, school issues and self-esteem. $50/ per person/ 4 weeks/ $40 for Chop's members. Payment due at time of registration. LOCATION: CHOPS TEEN CLUB, 509 ADAM ST, SANTA ROSA. Instructor - Bill.


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Raising a Child with an Ex-Partner    
Tuesday, March 18, 6:30-8:30
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: $10
Description: 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. $10/ per person


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Raising a Child with an Ex-Partner    
Wednesday, April 23, 6:30-8:30
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: $10
Description: 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. $10/ per person - payment due at time of registration. Instructor - Bill.


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Raising a Child with an Ex-Partner    
Wednesday, June 25, 6:30-8:30
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: $10
Description: 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. $10/ per person - payment due at time of registration. Instructor - Bill.


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Parenting Apart without Tears
Contact CPI at (707) 585-6108 or cpi@calparents.org for future offerings of this class
Wednesdays, March 19 - April 16, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Status: CLOSED
Per person cost: $50
Description: This four-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. $50/ per person/ 4 weeks


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Parenting Apart without Tears
Contact CPI at (707) 585-6108 or cpi@calparents.org for future offerings of this class
Wednesdays, May 7 - 21, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Status: CLOSED
Per person cost: $50
Description: Join us for a new series focused on helping you achieve a positive co-parenting relationship after separation or divorce. Classes will focus on topics such as; how to assist you in understanding/avoiding conflict, developing positive communication, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills. $50/ per person/ 3 weeks - Payment due at time of registration. Instructor - Bill.


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Parenting Apart without Tears    
Wednesdays, May 28 - June 18, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: $50
Description: Join us for a new series focused on helping you achieve a positive co-parenting relationship after separation or divorce. Classes will focus on topics such as; how to assist you in understanding/avoiding conflict, developing positive communication, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills. $50/ per person/ 4 weeks - Payment due at time of registration. Instructor - Bill.


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Kids' Turn (5-14)
Mondays, April 14 - May 19, 6:30-8:00pm
Status: CALL
Per person cost: $80
Description: 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 meet in small groups according to age. Both parents are encouraged to attend, at least one parent mush participate. Advanced registration for the Kids' Turn program is required. Please phone 707-585-6108 ext. 1130 for further information. $80 for each parent and $80 each child attending/6 weeks - payment due at time of registration. Instructor - Bill.


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Raising Sons    
Monday, June 30, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: $10
Description: What are the special need and challenges of boys as they grow through childhood? This workshop offers an overview of the specific biological and family issues that can shape a boy's growth from infancy into adolescence and manhood. The class shatters myths, revels new and intriguing research into the life of boys, and offers concrete strategies for addressing parenting challenges positively and confidently. $10/ per person/ 1 day workshop.


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Positive Parenting for Every Parent - a Triple P Group    
Wednesday, May 7 - June 11, 6:00 - 8:00pm
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: $60
Description: $60/ per person/ 6 weeks.


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Parenting Advanced Learners    
Mondays, April 7 - May 12, 7:00-8:300pm
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: $90
Description: Parenting "gifted" children can be wonderfully rewarding. It can also be challenging, frustrating and exhausting! This series guided discussion groups will offer a forum for exchanging information about nurturing our sensitive, intense, creative, and insatiably curious children. Topics will include meeting social/emotional needs, peer relationships, perfectionism, motivation, underachievement, self-regulation, executive function skills, depression, twice exceptional children (gifted plus other issues), stress, idealism, existential angst, frustration tolerance, advocacy, imposter syndrome, and nurturing ourselves too! These classes will be based loosely upon the national SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted) parent group model. Please join us for good company, support, and lively discussion. $90/ per person/ 6 weeks.


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Parenting Advanced Learners    
Wednesdays, April 2 - May 7, 10:30am-noon
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: $90
Description: Location: Sonoma Community Center, Room 209 - 276 E. Napa St, Sonoma between 2nd St East and 3rd St East. Parenting "gifted" children can be wonderfully rewarding. It can also be challenging, frustrating and exhausting! This series guided discussion groups will offer a forum for exchanging information about nurturing our sensitive, intense, creative, and insatiably curious children. Topics will include meeting social/emotional needs, peer relationships, perfectionism, motivation, underachievement, self-regulation, executive function skills, depression, twice exceptional children (gifted plus other issues), stress, idealism, existential angst, frustration tolerance, advocacy, imposter syndrome, and nurturing ourselves too! These classes will be based loosely upon the national SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted) parent group model. Please join us for good company, support, and lively discussion.


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Triple P Online Program
Online, Online
Status: CALL
Per person cost:
Description: Triple P Online is a fun and easy-to-use online parenting program consisting of eight modules. Log in whenever and wherever it suits you. Simple! Is this you? Raising kids can be tough. You'd love some advice you can trust, but don't really want to go to a parenting class. Perhaps you're too busy. Or maybe the times don't suit. Sounds like Triple P Online could be perfect for you! How does Triple P Online work? The eight modules are a lively mix of video clips, worksheets and activities. They only take around 30 minutes each. Plus you can choose to sign up to receive podcasts, emails and text reminders. How does it work for me? Triple P Online is really easy and fun to use. You get a personal password and choose when and where you log on. Triple P's Professor Matt Sanders appears as your virtual practitioner, to guide you through the mix of video clips, work How can I get Triple P Online? Call 707-585-6108 ext 1240 to register and for more information.


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Infant Massage (7 weeks to pre-crawling)    
Fridays, June 6 - 27, 10:30-11:30am
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: $50
Description: Recommended for parents/caregivers of infants from birth to pre-crawling. A perfect opportunity to share a relaxing experience with your baby! If you love a good massage, imagine how much your baby will love one too. This class will teach you how to communicate and build a strong relationship with your baby. Learn how to massage can promote sleep, relaxation and digestion. Respect, baby body language and building your confidence as a parent are just some of the topics that are discussed during this class. Infant massage is taught over 4 weekly sessions. Each week you will learn strokes for a different part of the body. Classes are held in small groups to ensure personalized attention and supportive environment where you can share experiences and learn from each other. The class is structured to let the babies lead the class, this means that it's okay for our baby to cry during the class or not want to be massaged. Dress comfortably; bring your baby, a pillow and a blanket. Massage oil will be provided duringclass. Each registration allows for two adults and one infant to attend. About the instructor: Sandra Echavarria is a CPI Parent Educator that has provided parenting education in the community for the past 11 years. Aside from being trained in Infant Massage, she is also a trained and certified in the Triple P parenting program and is a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician. $50/per person/ 4 weeks - payment due at time of registration. PARENTS ATTEND WITH CHILD.


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Guiding your Toddler and Preschooler (2-5 Years)    
Wednesdays, May 7 - 28, 6:30-8:30pm
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: $40
Description: Is your toddler throwing frequent tantrums? Is your preschooler refusing to listen to you? Find out why, and how to handle these and other common challenging behaviors. Topics will also include child development, positive discipline, setting limits, temperament, handling anger and self-care. Topics will include positive discipline, setting limits, temperament, handling anger and self-care. $40/ per person/ 4 weeks - payment due at time of registration. (CHILD CARE NOT AVAILABLE)


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Guiding your Toddler and Preschooler (2-5yrs)    
Tuesdays, June 3 - 24, 3:00-4:30pm
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: $40
Description: Topics will include positive discipline, setting limits, temperament, handling anger and self-care. Location: The Y Annex - 610 Stewart St. $40/ per person/ 4 weeks or $30/Y members - payment due at time of registration. (CHILD CARE AVAILABLE $2 per session)


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Bilingual Group English/Spanish (6 months-2 ½ years) - Grupo Bilingüe Español/Ingles (6 meses - 2 ½ años)    
Mondays, March 10-31/ Lunes, Marzo 10-31, 11:00 - 12:00pm
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: $30
Description: PLAYGROUPS FOR KIDS! Bring your favorite grown-up and meet other children your same age - Time to play, sing and dance! Trae a tu adulto favorito y conoce a otros niños de tu edad - es hora de jugar, cantar y bailar! $30/per person/4 weeks. $30/por persona/4 semanas.


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Kindergym en Español (niños de gateo a 3 ½ años)    
Martes, Abril 8 - 29, 12:00-1:00
Status: ABIERTO
Per person cost: $30
Description: En California Parenting Institute- 3650 Standish Ave., Santa Rosa ¡O pueden venir a participar en cualquiera sesión sin registrarse! $30/ por persona/ 4 semanas - Pago requerido al registrarse.


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Kindergym en Español (niños de gateo a 3 ½ años)    
Martes, Mayo 6 - 27, 12:00-1:00
Status: ABIERTO
Per person cost: $30
Description: En California Parenting Institute- 3650 Standish Ave., Santa Rosa ¡O pueden venir a participar en cualquiera sesión sin registrarse! $30/ por persona/ 4 semanas - Pago requerido al registrarse.


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Kindergym en Español (niños de gateo a 3 ½ años)    
Martes, Junio 3 - 24, 12:00-1:00
Status: ABIERTO
Per person cost: $30
Description: En California Parenting Institute- 3650 Standish Ave., Santa Rosa ¡O pueden venir a participar en cualquiera sesión sin registrarse! $30/ por persona/ 4 semanas - Pago requerido al registrarse.


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Masaje Para Su Bebe (7 semanas a pre- gateo)    
Viernes, Mayo 2-23, 10:30 - 11:30am
Status: ABIERTO
Per person cost: $50
Description: $50/ por persona/ 4 semanas/ Pago requerido al registrarse


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Co-Crianza Positiva (todas las edades)    
Martes, Junio 3 - 24, 6:30-8:30pm
Status: ABIERTO
Per person cost: $40
Description: Acompáñenos en esta nueva serie, con el enfoque de apoyar a los padres a obtener una relación positiva con su ex pareja. Temas incluyen; como establecer la comunicación efectiva y como resolver problemas y conflictos. $40/ por persona/4 semanas - Pago requerido al registrarse.


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Aprendiendo a manejar mi enojo y el de mis hijos    
Jueves, Mayo 22 - Junio 26, 6:30-8:30pm
Status: ABIERTO
Per person cost: $50
Description: En California Parenting Institute- 3650 Standish Ave., Santa Rosa. Los temas incluyen: de donde viene el enojo, como manejar y controlar el enojo, técnicas de comunicación que minimizan reacciones agresivas y reacciones aceptables para que los niños se desahoguen. $50/ por persona/ 6 semanas - pago requerido al registrarse.


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Disciplina Positiva (Todas las edades)    
Jueves, Junio 5 - 26, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Status: ABIERTO
Per person cost: $40
Description: Esta clase les ayudara a ser positivos con sus hijos comunicación, control de estrés, control de las emociones y disciplina positiva. $40/ por persona/ 4 semanas - pago requerido al registrarse.


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Disciplining without Shouting or Spanking    
Wednesday, April 16, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: FREE
Description: Blue Ribbon Class - Join us for a one night workshop focused on disciplining our children with care in a way that supports and prevents parents from practicing negative disciplining habits! Instructor - Holly


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Parenting the Teen (13 - 19yrs)    
Tuesday, April 15, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: FREE
Description: Blue Ribbon Class. Location: The Y Conference Room - 1111 College Ave. FREE/ 1 night.


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Fighting and Aggression - a Triple P Class    
Wednesday, April 23, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Status: OPEN
Per person cost: FREE
Description: Blue Ribbon Class. Instructor - David.


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Como Criar Hijos Adaptables    
Miercoles, Abril 16, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Status: ABIERTO
Per person cost: FREE
Description: Blue Ribbon Class -Esta sesión ofrece ideas en cómo ayudar a los hijos a enfrentarse con sus emociones. El poder enfrentarse a sus emociones ayuda a que los niños sean felices a largo plazo, ayuda su bienestar, y a que tengan éxito en sus vidas. GRATIS/ 1 semanas. Instructor - Carmen.


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Educando a su Adolescente (13 - 19 anos)    
Jueves, Abril 30, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Status: ABIERTO
Per person cost: FREE
Description: GRATIS/ 1 semana. LUGAR: 3642 Standish Ave, Santa Rosa


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Disciplina con Carino    
Miércoles, Abril 8, 6:30-8:30pm
Status: ABIERTO
Per person cost: FREE
Description: Acompáñenos en este taller gratuito, enfocado en disciplina con cariño, apoyando a los padres y evitando que practiquen hábitos de disciplina negativos. GRATIS/ 1 semana. Instructor - Sandra.


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