Parent Education Courses

A proud service of the Caring Connections Counseling Center

Veronica Ephraim, MS, Counselor Caring Connections Counseling Center
Office - (858) 668-4084  
FAX - (858) 679-2729
13626 Twin Peaks Rd, Bldg #300, Poway, CA 92064

 
Caring Connections Counseling Center and Poway Adult School are collaborating and enhancing our Parent Education services to our community.  We have a new payment method through Poway Adult School. Pay for your class(es) online through Poway Adult School using Visa, Mastercard, or American Express. Register today at Poway Adult School.   

Parent Education Classes

TK-5th Grade Parent Education &  6th-12th Parent Education
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!  Parenting is the hardest job we do, with little to no training!  Your kids are worth it! Feeling frustrated as a parent? Do you long for a better relationship with your teen?  We can help! Enjoy an evening out refreshing your skills and improving your communication in your family! Isn’t it worth your time? Of course it is! Sign up online today!

Scholarships available upon request, please contact the Caring Connections Counseling Center at (858) 668-4084 or email at vephraim@powayusd.com or questions concerning registration ereg@powayusd.com.


What To Expect When Your Baby is Home

Parenting doesn't come with a how-to book. Learn about some development milestones and what to look out for and what to encourage and why. This crash course for parents and caregivers of babies who want to learn about child development will answer a multitude of questions.  Enroll online TODAY at Poway Adult School


Date: 4 Sessions, Tuesdays, 9/7/21- 9/28/21 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Poway Adult School, ONLINE

Class code: 10251 / Kelli Bavaro
Tuition: $44.00
   

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Parenting and Supporting LGBTQ+ youth

All Grades Parent Education

Join Angelle Maua to gain greater understanding of the complexity of Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and the Gender Spectrum.

  • Discuss the use of pronouns.
  •  How to advocate for gender equity for your child.
  • Know your student's rights and how to be a good ally.
  • Learn and understand the nuances of navigating support and difficult conversations, not only with your child but with family and friends.  
Enroll online TODAY at Poway Adult School

Date: Tuesday, 9/14/21 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Live via Zoom/ONLINE

Class code: 10253 / Angelle Maua
Tuition: $24.00/individual or $29.00/couple 


For couple enrrollment, in order to register please contact Poway Adult School (858) 668-4024.

Sorry, no refunds. 
   
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Discover Your Personal Core Values

All Grades Parent Education

As parents, we strive to instill good values in our children, but are you aware of your own personal values, and the values you would like to pass along to your kids?  Spend time with Dr. Colleen Kennedy, Psychologist, to identify your core values and explore those values you would like your kids to embrace as they grow up. This workshop is intended to increase your self-awareness and help you develop parenting goals. 

Enroll online TODAY at Poway Adult School

Date:  Thursday, 9/23/2021 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Poway Adult School - Room 502
Class code: 10257 / Colleen Kennedy

Tuition: $24.00/individual or $29.00/couple

For couple enrrollment, in order to register please contact Poway Adult School (858) 668-4024.
 

Sorry, no refunds
ENROLL IN THIS CLASS  


Parenting and Supporting LGBTQ+ youth

All Grades Parent Education

Join Angelle Maua to gain greater understanding of the complexity of Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and the Gender Spectrum.

  • Discuss the use of pronouns.
  •  How to advocate for gender equity for your child.
  • Know your student's rights and how to be a good ally.
  • Learn and understand the nuances of navigating support and difficult conversations, not only with your child but with family and friends.  
Enroll online TODAY at Poway Adult School

Date: Saturday, 9/25/21 from 9:00am - 11:00am
Location: Poway Adult School - Room 213

Class code: 10254 / Angelle Maua
Tuition: $24.00/individual or $29.00/couple


For couple enrrollment, in order to register please contact Poway Adult School (858) 668-4024.

Sorry, no refunds.

ENROLL IN THIS CLASS

Help Your Children Manage Stress and Anxiety: Build Their Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

This class is for parents of children in grades K-5.

Our children have experienced a great deal of change and uncertainty over the past year.  You may have noticed that they have felt overwhelmed or exhibited symptoms of anxiety.  The good news is that there is a solution! We can teach our kids concrete tools to reduce anxiety and manage stress by strengthening their emotional intelligence (EQ).  Research has shown that children with high emotional intelligence do better in school and get along well with others. A high EQ can set them up for life-long success.  

Enroll online TODAY at Poway Adult School

Date: Wednesday, 10/13/21 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Poway Adult School - Room 401

Class code: 10259 / AMY SAGE
Tuition: $24.00/individual or $29.00/couple


For couple enrrollment, in order to register please contact Poway Adult School (858) 668-4024.

Sorry, no refunds.
   
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Got Stress?

All Grades Parent Education

Let's face it, parenting can be stressful, especially as we begin to find our new norm after the pandemic.  Join us for this workshop to boost your emotional wellness and increase your parenting skills as you learn to differentiate and manage stress and anxiety.   Enroll online TODAY at Poway Adult School

Date:  1 Session Thursday, 10/21/2021 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Poway Adult School - Room 502
Class code: 10258 / Colleen Kennedy

Tuition: $24.00/individual or $29.00/couple

For couple enrrollment, in order to register please contact Poway Adult School (858) 668-4024.

Sorry, no refunds.


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Baby Talk this way! How to Enhance Communication Development at Home

Parents, do you wish to enhance your child's expressive language skills, understand their language and overall engagement? Children learn the most from those they are comfortable with, when they feel happy and safe, and during routine activities. This class will provide you with helpful strategies, tips and tricks. This class is not speech-language therapy. General milestones will be reviewed however we will not include diagnostic information.  Enroll online TODAY at Poway Adult School

Date:  4 Sessions Wednesdays, 11/3/21- 12/1/21 from 6:00pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Poway Adult School - Online
Class code: 10252 / Kelli Bavaro

Tuition:  $44.00 



ENROLL IN THIS CLASS  


Parenting and Supporting LGBTQ+ youth

All Grades Parent Education

Join Angelle Maua to gain greater understanding of the complexity of Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and the Gender Spectrum.

  • Discuss the use of pronouns.
  •  How to advocate for gender equity for your child.
  • Know your student's rights and how to be a good ally.
  • Learn and understand the nuances of navigating support and difficult conversations, not only with your child but with family and friends.  
Enroll online TODAY at Poway Adult School

Date: Saturday, 11/06/21 from 9:00am - 11:00am
Location: Live via Zoom/ONLINE

Class code: 10255 / Angelle Maua
Tuition: $24.00/individual or $29.00/couple


For couple enrrollment, in order to register please contact Poway Adult School (858) 668-4024.
   
Sorry, no refunds. 

ENROLL IN THIS CLASS

Parenting and Supporting LGBTQ+ youth

All Grades Parent Education

Join Angelle Maua to gain greater understanding of the complexity of Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and the Gender Spectrum.

  • Discuss the use of pronouns.
  •  How to advocate for gender equity for your child.
  • Know your student's rights and how to be a good ally.
  • Learn and understand the nuances of navigating support and difficult conversations, not only with your child but with family and friends.  
Enroll online TODAY at Poway Adult School

Date: Wednesday, 11/17/21 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Poway Adult School - Room 401

Class code: 10256 / Angelle Maua
Tuition: $24.00/individual or $29.00/couple


For couple enrrollment, in order to register please contact Poway Adult School (858) 668-4024.

Sorry, no refunds. 
   
ENROLL IN THIS CLASS

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