Classes

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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

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, June 28, 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

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: August 29 – October 17, 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

Navigating the Teen Years with Positive Discipline
What:  6 week series through which parents will…
-Understand the changes in the teenage brain,
-Learn to communicate with dignity and respect,
-Develop your teen’s internal locus of control and ability to self regulate
-Practice listening in new ways, make agreements and follow-through with kindness and firmness,
-Celebrate and guide you unique individual child
When:  Tuesdays,October 3rd to November 14th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm (no class on Halloween 10/31)
Where:  319 La Fonda Ave, Rm #5
How:  Register here or contact PDCR (831) 476-7284 x107 or steve@pdcrcc.org
$80 registration includes book ($120 for couples, $40 for refresher so call Steve to arrange special pricing)

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For a list of past classes, visit Class History
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