Parent Groups & Events
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Youth Community Resource Guide
Youth Community Resource Guide
Thank you 15th Night for compiling this resource!
NEW PARENT EVENTS ~ Find Your Fit
Timely Topics from your elementary counselors
Upcoming Timely Topics:
- Tuesday, April 13 6:00-7:00 Hybrid & SSO Q & A: have questions or wonderings about the new hybrid or SSO schedule or model, how to support your child's learning and social-emotional needs, and more
Join meetings through this zoom link: Timely Topics Parent Nights
(Meeting ID: 914 4889 6490; Passcode: 496274)
Parenting Through Change
NAACP & African-American/Black Student Success Parent Night
Next event: Monday, April 26 6:00-7:30 pm
4j Coffee Chats
4J Parent Coffee Chat Schedule:
- Sheldon region: First week of month, Wednesday in Spanish & Thursday in English
- Churchill region: Second week of month, Wednesday in Spanish & Thursday in English
- North Eugene region: Third week of month, Wednesday in Spanish & Thursday in English
- South Eugene region: Fourth week of month, Wednesday in Spanish & Thursday in English
Spanish meetings — Wednesdays 6–7 p.m.; ZOOM link (contraseña: 554397)
English meetings – Thursdays 6–7 p.m.; ZOOM link (passcode: 100531)
Parent Support and Mindfulness~ Center for Community Counseling
Group Information at a Glance:
Online Parent Groups (all with rolling start dates thru February):
- Monday's 9:30 am
- Tuesday's 3:30 pm
- Wednesday's 6:30 pm
See the Picture Flyer for more detailed information.
Parent Wellness Rooms
Lines for Life Educator Wellness and new Parent Wellness Rooms
Lines for Life, through its Helpers Helping Helpers programming, has launched a variety of “wellness room” spaces on Zoom for folks to attend freely and seek support, share resources, and overall sit together in community during the pandemic. This is a statewide and FREE resource that is meant to support – please do not hesitate to spread the word! Some Wellness Rooms are also available in Spanish.
Parents Wellness Room: Tuesdays at 3 pm.
Parent Wellness Room: Thursdays at 3 pm.
Triple P~ Positive Parenting Program
Triple P~Positive Parenting Program knows all parents have different needs, so are providing different ways for you to get parenting help. Triple P is available in a group format and individual family unit format.
Primary Care Triple P provided about 4 sessions with just your family and a Triple P provider (from Oregon Family Support Network or Reach Out Oregon).
Primary Care Triple P is offered through Oregon Family Support Network and ReachOut Oregon. For more information and/or to register, please see the linked PDFs below in English and Spanish.
Triple P ~ Online or In-Person parent groups are designed for parents of children ages 2-12.
With Triple P, they don't tell you how to parent; it gives you strategies to adapt to your unique situation. Information is delivered in video format with activities that customize the program to your family.
Triple P focuses on:
- creating a safe, interesting environment
- having a positive learning environment
- using assertive discipline
- having realistic expectations
- taking care of yourself as a parent
Triple P parent groups are offered through: https://www.lanekids.org/triplep/
Kids in Transition to Schools (KITS) . . . At Home
- Supporting learning at home
- Strategies to help children follow directions
- Developing children's social-emotional skills for school success
- Parent self-care and support
- join a small group of parents and a KITS facilitator to meet online for one hour, once per week. Groups last 8 weeks
- An optional second meeting each week will focus on how to build your child's Social Emotional Skills
- Attendance at every session is NOT mandatory, come when you can.
- Enrollment is rolling. New groups begin as interest shown.
- Families receive a $20 meal stipend each week then attend. At the end of the 8 weeks, there is a $100 gift card raffle.
For more information or to sign up, see their website: https://www.kidsintransitiontoschool.org/kits-at-home-in-summer-2020/
Family Check Up~
Family Check Up
- increases parenting skills
- encourages positive behaviors and sets limits
- improves how you work with your child's emotions
- sets parenting goals
And you can earn $$$ in gift cards by attending sessions and spending time with your child at home. See the flyer and Lane County Youth's website for more information.
KEEP program for foster and kinship parents
KEEP promotes the idea that foster and kinship parents can serve as key agents of change for children by strengthening their confidence and skills so they can change their child’s behaviors, teaching effective parent management strategies, and providing them with support.
Keep groups are designed to be flexible and fun, include 16-weeks of 90-minute sessions, get paid $25 weekly for attending, and receive up to 24 training hours.
See their website for more information: https://www.oregoncommunityprograms.org/services/keep-group/
Oregon Kinship Navigator is a program to support grandparents raising grandchildren and other relative caregivers. The program provides parenting groups (get $ to attend), legal support, access to services, and financial assistance. See their website for more information:Oregon Kinship Navigator
For More Information
- Adams Elementary: Sara Matteri (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Camas Ridge Community School: Jaime Hock (email@example.com)
- Charlemagne French Immersion: Gabe Mickola (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Edgewood Community School: Rebecca Ledbetter (email@example.com)
- Edison Elementary School: Claire Verner (firstname.lastname@example.org)