December 2020
Class Offerings Newsletter
Fall and winter holidays are joyous and can be stressful. This year feels different since we are not able celebrate traditions with friends and family like we are used to. 
Take a look at the fun activities to share together at home, and scroll below for a list of Parent Connection classes and Parent Coaching services to help families during the holidays.

´╗┐Gwendolyn Garcia,
Program Coordinator
Parent Education
Parents of Teens Support Group
Being a parent of a teen can be tough, add additional problems like family conflicts, trouble at school, and drugs or alcohol, and it can seem impossible. This group helps parents create a non-judgmental environment and connect with other parents of teenagers to share tips and advice for various parenting situations. 

Date: 12/1 & 12/15
Time: 7 - 8pm
Educator: Sharon Lovelady
Registration required:
The Adolescent Brain
Explore recent discoveries of the adolescent brain that explain why this is a vital and sometimes maddening phase of life for everyone involved. Discuss how understanding how the adolescent brain functions can help us not only survive, but thrive together as healthy families through the teenage years and beyond.

Date: 12/9
Time: 6 - 7:30pm
Educator: Lea Payne Scott
Registration required:
Positive Parenting
Learn positive parenting tools and tips including:
  • Internet safety
  • Healthy habits & routines
  • Addressing temper tantrums

Date: 12/16
Time: 7 - 8:30pm
Educators: Stormy Capalare
Registration required:
Parenting Sober Support Group
For parents at any stage of recovery who want to get a grip on parenting and stay sober in the process! Group aligns parenting foundation principles with 12-step principles.

When: Second and fourth Tuesdays, 10 - 11:30am
Facilitator: Cindy DuSair
Contact: Please contact Cindy at 805-550-5865 or
Parent Coaching
Parent Connection Parent Coaches have over 80 years of combined experience working with families. Our team is here to provide free and confidential support in English or Spanish for parents and caregivers in San Luis Obispo County.
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Gwendolyn Garcia, Parent Connection Program Coordinator | 805-543-3700
Parent Connection of San Luis Obispo County is a prevention program managed by Center for Family Strengthening and made possible by the Mental Health Services Act Prevention and Early Intervention funding.