Poway Adult School

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

Community Ed

 
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.


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: Thursday, 1/27/2022  from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Abraxas High School  Room 21

Class code: 10451 / AMY SAGE
Tuition: $24.00/individual or $29.00/couple


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

ENROLL IN THIS CLASS

Parenting and Supporting LGBTQ+ youth

Part I The Basics

All GradesParent 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, 1/29/2022 from10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Poway Adult School Room 404

Class code: 10458 / Angelle Maua
Tuition: $24.00/individual or $29.00/couple 


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

ENROLL IN THIS CLASS
 

Parenting and Supporting LGBTQ+ youth

Part II Conscious Parenting

All Grades Parent Education

Join Angelle Maua to continue the discussions from LGBTQIA+ Part I The Basics and learn how to become a more conscious parent of a gender-expansive or questioning child.  Looking beyond the binary and unpacking years of cultural beliefs, traditional roles and expectations are hard, but not impossible. Improve the odds for your child embracing the complexity of their journey as well as learning how to nurture and enjoy the journey with your child. This class is all-inclusive for parents of children who have identified as LGBTQIA+.

Enroll online TODAY at Poway Adult School

Date: Saturday, 2/12/2022 from10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Poway Adult School Room 404

Class code: 10459 / Angelle Maua
Tuition: $24.00/individual or $29.00/couple 


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

ENROLL IN THIS CLASS
   

Effective Strategies to Advocate for Your Child in Special Education    New

All Grades Parent Education

Whether you suspect your child would benefit from special education services or are already in the process, come discover and practice tools to improve communication with teachers, administrators, and case managers. Spend time with Laurie Magulac to discuss how to increase collaboration and create your child's education plan as well as develop tools to process meetings and diagnoses.

Enroll online TODAY at Poway Adult School

Date: Tuesday, 2/1/2022 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Poway Adult School - Room 502

Class code: 10506 /Laurie Magulac
Tuition: $24.00/individual or $29.00/couple


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

ENROLL IN THIS CLASS

Parenting Well Through Life Changes     New

All Grades Parent Education

Change is a part of life that comes in many forms which can include divorce, moving, and loss. How do we manage our own response to change while parenting our children effectively?

Spend time with Laurie Magulac to learn strategies to:

  • Understand and recognize stress in your child during change.
  • Help your child cope in healthy ways.
  • Manage and diffuse tough behaviors that may arise.
  • Not burn out while you are helping your child through the process.
Enroll online TODAY at Poway Adult School

Date: Tuesday, 2/8/2022 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Poway Adult School - Room 502

Class code: 10507 / Laurie Magulac
Tuition: $24.00/individual or $29.00/couple


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

ENROLL IN THIS CLASS

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:  Monday, 3/14/2022 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Abraxas High School - Room 23
Class code: 10447 / Colleen Kennedy

Tuition: $24.00/individual or $29.00/couple

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

ENROLL IN THIS CLASS  


Parenting Well Through Life Changes     New

All Grades Parent Education

Change is a part of life that comes in many forms which can include divorce, moving, and loss. How do we manage our own response to change while parenting our children effectively?

Spend time with Laurie Magulac to learn strategies to:

  • Understand and recognize stress in your child during change.
  • Help your child cope in healthy ways.
  • Manage and diffuse tough behaviors that may arise.
  • Not burn out while you are helping your child through the process.
Enroll online TODAY at Poway Adult School

Date: Tuesday, 3/15/2022 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Online Via ZOOM

Class code: 10540 / Laurie Magulac
Tuition: $24.00/individual or $29.00/couple


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

ENROLL IN THIS CLASS

Effective Strategies to Advocate for Your Child in Special Education    New

All Grades Parent Education

Whether you suspect your child would benefit from special education services or are already in the process, come discover and practice tools to improve communication with teachers, administrators, and case managers. Spend time with Laurie Magulac to discuss how to increase collaboration and create your child's education plan as well as develop tools to process meetings and diagnoses.

Enroll online TODAY at Poway Adult School

Date: Thursday, 3/24/2022 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Online Via ZOOM

Class code: 10541 / Laurie Magulac
Tuition: $24.00/individual or $29.00/couple


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

ENROLL IN THIS CLASS

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

This class is for parents of children iurn 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: Thursday, 3/24/2022 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Abraxas High School - Room 21

Class code: 10452 / AMY SAGE
Tuition: $24.00/individual or $29.00/couple


For couple enrollment, in order to register please contact Poway Adult School (858) 668-4024.
   
ENROLL IN THIS CLASS

Managing Parental 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:  Monday, 3/28/2022 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Abraxas High School - Room 23
Class code: 10448 / Colleen Kennedy

Tuition: $24.00/individual or $29.00/couple

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

ENROLL IN THIS CLASS


Nurturing Sexual Intelligence in Our Children

Ten Thousand Tiny Talks

All Grades Parent Education
Seven little letters -"The Talk"- strike fear in the hearts of parents everywhere. How can parents possibly plan for one conversation that will prepare children to navigate their transition to adulthood.  It's overwhelming...but too important to sweep under the rug.
Learn how to:

  • Identify your values.
  • Craft age-appropriate 'Tiny Talks" about puberty, sexual intelligence, and relationships.
  • Choose times and spaces for "Tiny Talks" that will be more comfortable for everyone.
  • Find books, podcasts, websites, and other resources that support the "Tiny Talks" you want to have.

 Enroll online TODAY at Poway Adult School

Date:   Monday, 3/28/2022 from 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Abraxas High School - Room Media Center
Class code: 10505 / Erin Castelloe

Tuition: $24.00/individual or $29.00/couple

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

ENROLL IN THIS CLASS


 

 


FOR COUPLE REGISTRATION PLEASE CONTACT
POWAY ADULT SCHOOL 
(858) 668-4024

 
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