Parent Education

PUSD PUSD Parent Education Courses

A proud service of

Student Support Services Department
Caring Connections Center

13626 Twin Peaks Rd, Bldg #300 Poway, CA 92064; (858) 668-4084

Elementary Parenting Workshops!

Only as parents do we expect that love will be enough.  Often it just isn’t.  Parents also need skills!  Sign up for our fun, highly acclaimed parent workshops.  No boring lectures, not just theory, but fun, interactive learning. Get results you can see immediately!  Isn’t your child worth it? 


Positive Parenting Program Series!

Positive Parenting Program workshops presented by Jewish Family Services consist of three FREE 90-minute seminars and include topics such as resiliency, independence, respect and cooperation in children.  The curriculum is based on Triple P America, a research-based program that has been shown to promote family harmony, reduce parent-child conflicts, foster successful peer relationships, and prepare children for successful experiences at school.  

  • Thursdays Aug 31, Sep 7 & 14 - 2017 from 6-8 PM @Valley Elementary English and Spanish
  • Thursdays Jan 18, 25, Feb 1 - 2018 from 6-8 PM @Valley Elementary English and Spanish

*Reserve your space today by calling 858-668-4084 and leaving your name, phone number and whether or not you need childcare for your school aged child.


How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk!

Back by popular demand!  This series is based on the best seller by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish.  Learn to create a climate where cooperation occurs and behavior changes!  Also included - the problem solving steps from the Second Step research-based curriculum your children are currently learning at school!  
 

*Reserve your space online today at www.theparentworkshops.com.  Each SERIES is $35/individual or $59/couple if you register online prior to the first class.  Tuition is due on the first evening.  Cash or check made out to PUSD only.  Walk-in registration is $39/individual or $64/couple.  How to Talk So Kids Will Listen book will be available for $15 on the first evening.  The book is highly recommended.  Sorry, no refunds.


Challenges of Parenting a Gifted Child!

Has your child been identified GATE or gifted?  Back by popular demand!  This evening will offer strategies for the three most common challenges gifted children struggle with:

  1. Perfectionism – No one is perfect!
  2. Self-confidence – Learning involves trying new things and taking risks!
  3. Making mistakes - Accepting failure and disappointment with grace!

 

*Reserve your space online TODAY at www.theparentworkshops.com.  Class is $12/individual or $20/couple if you register online prior to the first class.  Tuition is due on the first evening.  Cash or check made out to PUSD only.  Walk-in registration is $15/individual or $25/couple.  Sorry, no refunds.


Helping Your Child Manage Strong Feelings With Consequences That Work!

Does your child struggle with anger or anxiety?  Teach your child to manage these emotions.  Learn how to get your child to do what they need to do even though they don’t want to! (ex: morning and bedtime routines or homework struggles).  What are logical and natural consequences and how do they help children with boundaries and self-control?
 
*Reserve your space online today at www.theparentworkshops.com.  Each SERIES is $29/individual or $49/couple if you register prior to the first class.  Tuition is due on the first evening.  Cash or check made out to PUSD only.  Walk-in registration is $35/individual or $55/couple.  Sorry, no refunds.


Teens in Action AKA Active Parenting of TWEENS!            

From the publishers of Active Parenting of Teens… Teens in Action is a high-energy, video-based program for tweens (current 5th graders) and their parents.  Teens in Action is a fun way to help them understand changes in their bodies and brains; communicate in a mature way with adults and others; develop skills for resisting negative peer pressure and learn techniques for peaceful conflict resolution.  Teens will meet in one classroom while their parent(s) meet in another classroom.  New this year!


*Reserve your space online today at www.theparentworkshops.com.  Each SERIES is $29/individual or $49/couple if you register prior to the first class.  Tuition is due on the first evening.  Cash or check made out to PUSD only.  Walk-in registration is $35/individual or $55/couple.  Active Parenting of Teens book will be available for $15.  The book is highly recommended.  Sorry, no refunds. 

Middle and High School Parenting Workshops!

Feeling frustrated as a parent?  Do you long for a better relationship with your teen?  Need some support for parents who are also struggling or want to refresh your skills?  Parenting is the most important job we do with little to no training.  We can help!  Enjoy an evening out improving communication in your family!  Isn’t it worth your time?  Of course it is!  Sign up online today!


Active Parenting of Teens Series!

Active Parenting of Teens is a highly successful, research based program by Michael Popkin, Ph.D, which provides parents with the skills they need to use effective discipline, teach responsibility and communicate with their teens. Each session also shows parents how to handle sensitive issues such as drugs, sexuality and peer pressure.  This presenter celebrates more than 20 years of helping PUSD parents navigate the rough waters of the teen years! 
 
*Reserve your space online TODAY at www.theparentworkshops.com.  SERIES is $45/individual or $75/couple if you register online prior to the first evening.  Tuition is due on the first evening.  Cash or check made out to PUSD only.  Walk-in registration is $49/individual or $79/couple.  Active Parenting of Teens book will be available for $15.  The book is highly recommended.  Sorry, no refunds. 


Active Parenting of Teens – TAKE 2!

Did you LOVE the Active Parenting of Teens series?  We’ve created a TAKE 2 for parents who have already taken Active Parenting of Teens but would like one more night to review, refresh and refocus.  New this year! 
 
*Reserve your space online TODAY at www.theparentworkshops.com.  Class is $12/individual or $20/couple if you register online prior to the first evening.  Tuition is due on the first evening.  Cash or check made out to PUSD only.  Walk-in registration is $15/individual or $25/couple.  Active Parenting of Teens book will be available for $15.  The book is highly recommended.  Sorry, no refunds.

 

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